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Senior Operations Manager - Manufacturing - FMCG

Senior Operations Manager - Manufacturing - FMCG

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Industry & Commerce

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £80.00 - £120000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits

  • Contact:

    Michael Mihaylov

  • Contact email:

    mmihaylov@venquis.com

  • Salary high:

    120000

  • Salary low:

    80

  • Job ref:

    BBBH8395_1537867546

  • Published:

    seit 3 Monaten

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-25

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Senior Operations Manager for a FMCG Business that has just acquired funding for a major expansion, Reports to COO, Group CEO


5-10 years' successful experience in a manufacturing operations leadership role

*Must have*:
Head of Operations Experience in a manufacturing industry. Ideally in an FMCG environment
Able to operate in a dynamic fast growth company
Previous track record and skills of:

  • Ability to develop and motivate a high performance team of managers and the wider operations workforce including in the areas of shop-floor manufacturing, production planning, as well as supporting management and performance day-to-day from those areas that interface with manufacturing e.g. warehousing, planning, procurement
  • Strong leadership skills to support the business to make tough operational decisions
  • Excellent communication skills across the organisation (both upwards to the COO/CEO and through the shift managers to the shop-floor), with the ability to develop plans and commit and drive the plans into implementation
  • Ability to meet operational goals from a customer, financial, EH&S and people aspects
  • Intimate knowledge of operational systems, process controls and change management
  • Experience of implementing Lean/ Six Sigma (potentially black belt/green belt)
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills with the ability to flex from the big picture to the detail
  • Maximise automation OEE. Make sensible proposals to improve automation and process


*Nice to have*

  • Understanding of chemistry/ chemical engineering
  • Direct experience in FMCG high speed bottling, chemical industry bottling, bulk liquid handling