Location
Cupar, UK
Job Function
Manufacturing / Operations / Production
Type
Permanent
Closing Date:
31 Aug 2022

The Role & Key Responsibilities

AB Agri are looking for an Operations Manager to lead our Cupar feed mill. This is a great opportunity to lead a team of 18 people and deliver our site strategy. 

Your priorities will be feed safety, health and safety, maximising process and cost efficiency, while leading a highly committed team to continue to do what they do best.

Key Responsibilities are:

  • Work closely with colleagues in Logistics and Central Functions to managing a strategic feed mill. 
  • Safely enable the consistent high quality production of feed, while meeting or exceeding all health, safety and environmental requirements. 
  • Ensure that the achievement of feed safety is always a priority.
  • Drive a Health and Safety culture.
  • Deliver agreed budget (dependent on volume and product mix) whilst continually striving for greater efficiency.
  • Create a team culture that demonstrates our Winning Ways of working: Be Brave, Be Inclusive, Be Inquisitive and Be Responsible.
  • Champion the Continuous Improvement Programme.
  • Drive a culture of engagement across the team.
  • Gainfully engage with the wider Operations Manager team to deliver consistent contributions to the overall business strategy.

As Operations Manager, you will be expected to have the following skills and experiences:

  • Experience of managing a whole site through a period of change in either feed, food or chemical manufacturing environments.
  • Accountability in middle management role with H&S and Compliance (Feed, Food safety) responsibility.
  • Lean Manufacturing / CI Experience.
  • Budget management experience preferably with forecasting capacity.
  • Constructive leader, able to influence both direct reports, peers and the wider business.

Good for people, Good for business

We are a growing, innovative business and we need diversity and different ways of thinking to keep moving us forward.  Ambitious people with an inquisitive mind, who work with passion, independently and who take responsibility will succeed at AB Agri.  Join us and we will support and encourage your personal development and grow your career. 

We work hard and ensure we have fun while doing this. We offer competitive pay, up to 10% matched company pension, ongoing training and 25 days holiday, plus a range of flexible benefits for you to tailor to your lifestyle.  All this and more contributes to our being a great place to work. 

Making your application

Ready to apply? Great! Simply register your details and upload your CV via our careers website – it should take a couple of minutes.

If you need assistance with making your application or require any adjustments throughout our process just let us know and we’ll be happy to assist. 

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