Operations Manager

  • Job Reference: 660862401
  • Date Posted: 13 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Nestlé
  • Website: https://www.nestle.co.uk/en-gb/careers
  • Location: England
  • Salary: £60,000 to £65,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Super Flex
  • Duration: Happy to talk Flexible Working
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

In this exciting new opportunity, you will drive continuous improvement through TPM, empower and motivate people to develop their capability.

•    Ensure compliance with Company's quality, labour, hygiene, safety, health and environment policies and guidelines and with local Law and Company regulations. Maintain a safe working environment and provide continuous coaching support to team members. Ensure that products are consistently manufactured meeting prescribed standards in cost and quality.

•    Responsible for developing department budgets and cost performance metrics and meeting the budget and cost goals.  Plan production schedules so that production quotas are met in line with financial and time constraints.

•    Using different continuous improvement tools and methodologies, develop plans to enhance the performance manufacturing in terms of safety, cost, quality, hygiene, productivity, etc.

•    Responsible for planning, assigning and directing work and to formally assess team performance against objectives. 

•    Ensure ongoing smooth operation of the lines through effective employee and industrial relations. Build a strong team spirit and role model behaviours.

•    Develop the operations team by providing coaching, support and direction, Accountable for ensuring sound career and succession plans.

What will make you successful


This is an exciting career opportunity to join the world’s largest food company. We are looking for someone to lead the production on site.


•    Proven experience at a senior level in production manufacturing in a leadership/management role. Knowledge of breakfast cereal processes and techniques is a plus.
•    Experience on plant optimisation along with involvement with continuous improvement activities.
•    Understanding of Safety, Engineering, Quality and Labour regulations.
•    TPM or Lean Manufacturing experience 
•    Proven experience in industrial relations/negotiations is preferred.
•    Proven experience managing cross- functional projects.
•    Proven experience in Change Management.


In turn, Cereal Partners can offer in-depth training and a development programme to lift your skills and knowledge further, whilst being part of a highly motivated team.

What you need to know


What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of CPW – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus scheme, flexible working scheme, 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth.

The closing date for this role is 03/08/2021

We will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements early in the event we receive sufficient applicants, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.
At CPW, our values are rooted in respect – for our employees, our customers and our consumers.  That’s why championing diversity and inclusion is so important to us; when we embrace different perspectives and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business. We are committed to equal opportunity for all and we may collect relevant data for monitoring purposes during our candidate registration process.  Be yourself, everyone else is taken!


Right to work in the UK  


In accordance with Home Office guidance successful candidates will be required to evidence their right to work in the UK before commencement of employment. We have assessed this role and it would be applicable for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route. Financial support could be available from Nestlé to assist with the immigration fees associated with the Skilled Worker route. We encourage you to review the UK Home Office guidelines ahead of submitting a job application to review whether you meet the eligibility criteria under the Skilled Worker route. If you require sponsorship, please discuss this with us as part of the recruitment process.