Operations Director Required for one of the UK’s Most Ambitious Vertical Farms
Based West Midlands
Salary & Package & Equity to Attract The Best
Redfox are working with arguably one of the most ambitious vertical farms in the World. Their vision and drive has resulted in a production unit second-to-none and is soon to be producing exceptional crops for a range of B2B customers. Due to this and future rapid expansion plans there is a need for an extremely driven and “engineering-aware” Operations Director to help build on their success to date.
Reporting to the main Board, the successful candidate will assist in all stages of design, scheduling, forecasting, harvesting, packing, and R&D. They will ensure that the company achieves maximum operational efficiencies whilst maintaining the highest standards of GMP & hygiene. The ability to build and nurture relationships at all levels, both within the business and externally with customers, suppliers and peers is vital to the role.
You will be expected to proactively seek to strategically enhance the performance of production with respect to yields, quality, costs, automation and supply.
You will be a natural leader with an exceptional ability to manage and motivate individuals. The ability to effectively communicate at all levels is clearly essential.
This senior appointment requires a highly capable individual with a thorough understanding of modern, efficient and automated food factories, high-care environments and excellent team building capability.
To see the business and understand its growth and future ambitions in this groundbreaking area of hugely innovative food production cannot be underestimated. This is potentially one of the most exciting roles we have seen in our operational sphere in the exciting arena of vertical farming.
To find out more about this unique opportunity, please send us your details via this website in the first instance or call Ian Reed for more information on +44 (0) 1284 715055 quoting Ref: 5027IR