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Mill Operations Manager - South West - Full or Part Time Opportunity - A646

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De Lacy has been retained to recruit a Mill Operations Manager for an extremely reputable and successful animal feed company. This is a varied role which incorporates manufacturing and transport.

We are looking for a mechanically minded and commercially orientated 'hands on' manager.

Ideal candidates will have animal feed milling experience at management level. I am also keen to hear from candidates from a flour milling, cereal processing or other relevant processing environment. Successful man management experience is essential as is a working knowledge of health & safety requirements and environmental management as you will be responsible for the full compliance of the site.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all onsite feed operations, planning and production of all customers' orders ensuring timely delivery.
  • Managing, training and developing all members of the production and operations teams.
  • Accurate stock control of all raw materials and finished products onsite.
  • Health and Safety and Environmental Management on site.
  • Overseeing the scheduling of plant and vehicles to achieve maximum efficiency.
  • Performance monitoring/benchmarking.
  • Budget control for production, transport and maintenance operations.
  • Ensuring mill hygiene, feed quality and environmental standards are met in accordance with UFAS, company procedures, statutory regulations and customer requirements.
  • Ensure the required levels of mill / site maintenance and statutory regulations are met.
  • Contributing to strategy and business improvement.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Manufacturing/operations management experience.
  • Good management and organisation skills.
  • Preferably experienced in regulatory requirements.
  • Enthusiasm & motivation.
  • Logical and proactive approach with a good broad knowledge of engineering.
  • Financially savvy and numerate.
  • Computer literate.


A highly competitive package will be on offer dependant on experience

To Apply:

If you feel you have the right qualities, please email a current CV and covering letter to amandalatham@delacyexecutive.co.uk or for more information please call Amanda Latham on Office: 01885 483440, DDI: 01885 485524 or Mobile: 07730 218934

Please be assured that all calls are treated in complete confidence Thank you.

De Lacy Executive is the agricultural recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business and Land-based Business Sectors and was established in 2000. We are experienced practical and supply trade agriculturalists who have developed an agricultural recruitment practice based on high ethical standards - we are approved members of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UK's recruitment industry (REC Membership Number: 00082047).

Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview

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