Regional Operations Director

Manufacturing & Operations
C £70,000 + Benefits + 10% Bonus

Regional Operations Director, food production, covering the southeast, Package; Salary C £70,000 + 10% annual bonus, car or allowance, enhanced pension, healthcare, 25 days holiday + BH.



Arlington Moore Recruitment is working in partnership with a highly respected food production business who continues to expand and flourish.  They are now looking for an Operations Director, responsible for 7 sites in the southeast.  Our client has grown from strength to strength organically and through strategic acquisition and as a result the company is able to provide real opportunity for future career advancement.  This role would suit an individual looking for the next step in their career.


Reporting to the COO the Regional Operations Director will be responsible for directing, managing, and shaping production operations across regional sites with full h&s, quality, service, commercial, budget and P&L accountability by region. 


The Regional Operations Director should be well versed in delivering 1st class production and packing operations as well as motivating and leading site teams to meet agreed performance targets against plan ensuring focus on efficient and effective customer service standards whilst delivering the highest of standards in Health & Safety and Quality. 


Main Duties & Responsibilities of the Regional Operations Director


Lead the implementation of the operational strategy for production sites
Act as the commercial lead
Grow the business region in line with the company strategy
Liaise with other business functions regarding production, seamless delivery of production plans and service delivery
Primary point of contact for the management of customer accounts
Managing labour resourcing, team development and succession planning to achieve operational agility
Ensuring production process efficiency targets are communicated, owned, targeted, and delivered
Attending customer review meetings
Ensuring the operations are legally compliant
Developing a robust quality structure across the business unit
Direct management of Regional GM’s
Delivery and reporting of agreed KPIs to board level
Managing both the regional and site level capacity to deliver on growth and expectation



We are looking for a motivated leader, perhaps a General Manager or Site Manager or Senior Production Manager / Manufacturing Manager looking for a regional Director role or an already established Production Director / Manufacturing Director.  Our client is expanding so the role does present opportunity to anyone who is looking to grow their career.


This role has been advertised by Arlington Moore Manufacturing which is a division of Arlington Moore.  Arlington Moore has been established since 2006 recruiting throughout the UK.


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