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Chief Operating Officer - Food Manufacturing - Southern Based

Competitive Salary plus Executive Package

South East

REF: MDW895596

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This is an outstanding opportunity to join a progressive food business as they accelerate their strong growth plans.

As Chief Operations Officer (COO) of a very successful multi-site food business, you will be responsible for the end to end supply chain. Reporting into the CEO, whilst working closely with and part of the Board and SLT you will develop the business strategy in line with its growth ambition.

The span of control covers Manufacturing Strategy, Operational Performance, Procurement, Supply Chain, Technical, Health and Safety and People Engagement. The successful candidate will come with strong operational and commercial acumen and a track record of working at a senior level within a food/drink manufacturing environment.

The ideal candidate will be a strong leader with a successful track record for delivery and maximising growth opportunities. You will have the intellect and capacity to work within a complex multiple product and customer environment and manage all the conflicting demands that entails.

It is imperative that you have experienced best in class (WCM) operations and will have played an instrumental part in an organisation's development, and be a true leader who can visualise a three year plan, including future automation and AI technology, and communicate the steps and route needed to deliver.

The ideal candidate will come from food manufacturing, own label or branded, having worked across multi-site operations within a world class environment, and have the skills to adapt those learnings into an entrepreneurial culture. This role will give you freedom to act and a broad remit.

This is great role and an immediate appointment, so please submit your details to learn more about this excellent opportunity.

Ref MDW895596

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