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Operations / Manufacturing Manager

JOB – Operations / Manufacturing Manager

LOCATION – Cambridge

TERM- Permanent

SALARY – £40,000 - £60,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

We are looking for an Operations / Manufacturing Manager on a permanent basis in the Cambridge area within the FMCG, Food or Livestock manufacturing industry. This will be for a renewable Start-up based in Cambridge. Your main duties will include overseeing the manufacturing operation including the responsibilities of Manufacturing, Quality Improvement as well as day-to-day operation of the entire site.

The Operations / Manufacturing Manager will ideally have the following attributes:

  • Qualified in a relevant Engineering / Manufacturing Degree with time served as a Manager.
  • Previous experience working as an Operations / Manufacturing manager within food, FMCG, Poultry or cleanroom environment.
  • Experience of improvements / efficiencies made within a manufacturing business.
  • Solid knowledge of Lean manufacturing, Continuous improvement, or Six Sigma.
  • Can communicate with other members of staff and other members of management.
  • Knowledge of logistics and distribution to ensure products are manufactured and delivered on time.
  • Have excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as team
  • History within Livestock / complex animal production – very advantageous.
The Operations Manager role will involve:

  • Overseeing the responsibilities for Manufacturing, Supplychain, Logistics and Operations.
  • Establish efficient and robust processes and quality systems.
  • Drive an attitude of continuous improvement activities within the business.
  • Taking a “hands on” approach within business and manufacturing issues.
  • Liaising with other departments to determine KPI’s and ensure KPI’s are met.
  • Working with other teams to ensure Logistically products are out the door in time.
If you are interested in this position and would like to know more, please apply with an up-to-date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectation.

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