Operations Director, Norfolk
Location: East Anglia
County / State: Norfolk
Job type: Permanent
Consultant: Dave Broadbent
Start date: Asap
Salary: £70,000 - £75,000 per annum plus Bonus
This role offers a great opportunity to join a family owned business with a great culture and atmosphere in an influential management position.
Based in the heart of the Norfolk Broads growing soft fruit for the major British retailers this is a company that is literally growing all the time! Over the last few years the company has its turnover double and has seen its hard work be rewarded with multiple awards at the UK Grower Awards. Having won the "Soft Fruit Grower of the Year" and the "Edibles Grower of the Year" they are obviously doing things right and have ambitions for further developing the business.
The role of Operations Director will primarily oversee the fresh fruit packaging, frozen fruit production areas of the site with a team of around 80 at peak times. This is a highly seasonal site with a major increase in staff across the growing side of the site at harvest time making automation hard. As Operations Director you will make use of peoples best abilities, ensure the team is constantly learning and developing and helping to build a strong team spirit. There are few barriers to getting things done and as a family business no red tape meaning things can move quickly when necessary.
The culture in the business is positive, filled with people with a "can do" attitude. They are looking to find an Operations Director who shares their approach, is flexible, hands-on when necessary, a great communicator and in short can 'make it happen' person.
This would be a great opportunity for someone who is looking for a step up and can bring strong, down to earth, leadership skills. Hard work doesn't go unnoticed in this sector and this is a business that will reward you well for your commitment.
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