Operations Manager Food

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The Operations Manager is an active member of the  management team and provides leadership to all aspects of manufacturing operations  promoting and enabling delivery of its strategic objectives.

This is a Permanent role

Location: Cavan

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Key duties & responsibilities include:

  • Drive operational efficiencies within the site, between and within functions and between other operations.
  • Co-ordinate and contribute to the development and implementation of multi-faceted strategic plans facilitating sustainable, profitable growth.
  • Lead all site operational functions and facilitate collaboration with other functions within the site and the broader business.
  • Actively promote a culture of continuous improvement through the ongoing development of Lean manufacturing operations aligned with overall business needs and commercial objectives, targeting “best in class” in all aspects of performance.
  • Ensuring that both customer and business needs are met in the short, medium, and long-term at least total cost, thereby maximising the operating profitability of the facility and its contribution to the group.
  • Provide effective leadership and direction supporting an organisational culture that motivates individuals and the employee group to deliver excellence.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Quality, Engineering, or related discipline preferred.
  • Significant experience in Operations Management ideally within the Food or Pharma sectors
  • Demonstrated experience of leading a team including performance reviews and KPI reporting.
  • Experience in the preparation and delivery of annual budget processes and performance reporting
  • Demonstrated experience in insuring compliance with standards and procedures to achieve accreditation and ongoing compliance with applicable laws, regulations and company standards and policies.

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