Operations Director FMCG

Huxley Engineering
Milton Keynes
£75000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus
11 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Would you like to work for a market leader in the FMCG industry? Your role as Operations Director will be to lead the UK operations team which includes: Engineering,Manufacturing,Shipping,Quality,Purchasing,Facilities,Health & Safety and Transportation. You will form part of the senior management team. Responsibilities: Develop an annual operational/manufacturing budget in line with corporate guidelines and ensure that manufacturing capability is in step with sales forecasts. Plan the implementation of fixed capital and labour to ensure capacity is available in line with agreed forecasts Control all production costs Drive lean operational/continuous improvement processes across the business Participate in global operational project teams as required Develop a purchasing strategy to engage and retain quality suppliers and supplies, monitor performance and best practice Oversee distribution planning and shipment processes, maximises customer satisfaction during the distribution and shipping process Ensure worldwide inbound and outbound logistical operations are efficient and cost-effective Oversee all purchasing and inventory information,systems,policies,planning and forecasting Negotiate freight forwarding contracts Operate 'best practice' in overall shipping processes Ensure compliance on all regulatory matters relating to supply chain, Chain of Custody for FSC,EU Timber Regulations and ISO Standards Experienced Required: Degree or similar qualification Experienced in lean methodologies Experience in the FMCG/Food Industry Previous experience of managing a supply chain department Experience of stock control,international air/sea/inbound/outbound shipping and UK domestics distribution Excellent leadership skills Proven negotiation and procurement skills This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66858080