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Production and Despatch Manager

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    10 days ago

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Production and Despatch Manager | Horticulture

Are you a strong and inspirational Manager? Would you like to lead a fun and fast-moving production team? If so, we want to hear from you.

About Our Client

Our client is a specialist Horticulture business who are committed to supplying an excellent standard of product to the sector in the UK. Although well established, they are also a growing business who frequently invest into both people and process and make customer service a real priority.

About the Job

Reporting into the Head of Operations you will be responsible for the hands-on management of both the despatch and production areas - leading a total team of around 100 people with a number of key Supervisors reporting into you. You will be responsible for monitoring KPI's such as waste, customer service levels, production flow as well as being involved in a number of process improvement projects and initiatives.

The Ideal Candidate

They are looking for a proactive, adaptive and hands-on Operations and Production Manager to support the busy function of the senior Manager in a range of tasks. You must be a real people person who is able to cultivate a fun yet productive environment with the ability to inspire and engage with the team; it is highly desirable you come with a track record of coaching and developing people. Ideally you will come from the horticulture sector but otherwise short shelf life / perishable goods experience is essential from the food or fresh produce sector.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, please apply via the link and if you have any specific questions contact