Operations Manager

Operations Manager

FMCG Manufacturing environment

Bury St Edmunds.

Excellent salary plus very competitive benefits package

We are working with this global business, in the search for an exceptional Operations Manager to lead the plant into the next stage of its evolution.

This fantastic opportunity, which needs someone who will responsibly lead manufacturing and engineering to ensure the plant consistently produces safe and high-quality product.  We are looking for an experienced leader to engage and inspire the team of people to drive efficiency and improvements at site.

 As Operations Manager, ideally you will have experience in the following.

  • Experience of managing a whole manufacturing site through a period of change in either Feed, Food or Chemical environments.
  • BRC or equivalent standards of operation
  • Continuous Improvement Experience
  • Capital planning and implementation.
  • Budget management
  • People management and development
  • Project Management exposure
  • Commercial management skills
  • Knowledge of HACCP

The Operations Manager will have 6 key areas to drive forward, these are.

  • Production
  • Finance
  • Health and Safety
  • Quality
  • People
  • Achievement of Targets and Key performance indicators

The plant has ambitious plans, while always ensuring the  customer, quality and financial requirements are met or exceeded.

This is an excellent role for a process based senior operational or production specialist in FMCG, Chemical, Agri or manufacturing. You will have superb people and leadership skills, plus good knowledge of operational tools, including lean manufacturing.

The business also has excellent career progression for the right person.


Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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