Our client is a specialised leader in the growing of glasshouse crops. An innovative and established force, they have created a dynamic infrastructure, providing freshness and energy in the form of healthy, pure and delicious fresh produce to UK major retailers. With quality and customer satisfaction being the priority for this successful company, they are now looking to recruit an experienced Packhouse Manager to strengthen the operations team.
Reporting to the Operations Manager, your main role will require you to oversee the packhouse and planning function of the business as well as leading and inspiring the team. Capturing data and working on KPI’s to improve the efficiencies of waste and labour management within the business as well as dealing with budgetary expenditure will also need to be your forte. Communication skills with be vital in this role as you will be required to liaise with trading, distribution, agency, finance and sales teams all across the board.
The ideal candidate will need to have previous experience working in an packhouse supervisory role within Fresh Produce. This will be a challenging position; drawing on a range of skills therefore you will need to have demonstrated effective man-management experience in a fast-moving production environment.
The successful applicant will not only be a natural people manager and a confident leader but a great communicator with the will to drive and develop the packing teams. You must also be an innovative thinker, making key decisions with a strategic focus, as well as having excellent financial and commercial awareness.
This really is a fabulous opportunity, for anyone looking for that next step in their career. Previous experience within food is a pre-requisite.
Don’t delay, get your application in to Redfox immediately quoting reference 05472IR