08 Oct, 2021

Operations Manager -GMP/FMCG

£55,000 - £75,000 yearly
  • Mark Stracey Recruitment
  • Cheshire/Staffs, UK
Operations Manager Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals Chemicals Food & Drink

Job Description

Hygienic Ingredients   

£55 to£80,000 PA + good bens

Our client is a high quality contract processing company specialising in powder and granule processing service for a wide range of customers with products going into medical devices, medicated animal feed, food ingredients and speciality engineering applications.


The site operates ISO9001, ISO14001, FSSC 22000 and pharmaceutical quality management systems.

Our client’s customers highly value the business’s ability to react quickly and safely to resolve problems and deliver a quality service. Changes to planning occur regularly and are driven by a range of technical and commercial factors. 


The technical development of new and existing processes requires a hand on approach from the management team and will always involve direct interaction with all employees.


The key skills requirements are:


The commitment to a small company culture where individuals take responsibility and exhibit initiative in delivering high quality results.


  • The ability to work technical problems through from first principle to deliver effective solutions.
  • Strong people skills: the organisation is looking to make a culture change to empower operations teams and drive standards.
  • The ability to work with other managers to deliver effective and robust compliance with the various quality standards.
  • The ability to manage in an environment where priorities can change daily, where effective communication internally and with customers is critical to the service.
  • The ability to develop new processes and opportunities to expand business.
  • The ability to achieve practicable technological solutions to reduce both errors and

       demand on production paperwork.

  • The ability to recruit and develop new staff at all levels and to manage succession planning.



Candidates are sought with strong experience and skills in production /operational leadership probably acquired within the food, pharmaceutical, ingredients sectors or other hygienic /FMCG segments.


Interested and suitably qualified candidates should forward a Word copy of their CV to Mark Stracey at Mark Stracey Recruitment. E mail mark.stracey@outlook.com


Mark Stracey Recruitment operates as both an employment agency and employment business.   

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