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Chief Operating Officer (£120k) (Food / Manufacturing / FMCG)

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be representing a major Food Manufacturing with the recruitment of an experienced and dedicated Chief Operating Officer to run their Antrim site.

You will be a proven leader with evidence of successful management in large-scale manufacturing or food environment. This is a fantastic and rare opportunity for any General Manager within a fast-paced Manufacturing industry.

Monday - Friday - Permanent position

Salary & Benefits:

  • £90,000 - £120,000 - Company pension contribution (11% with employee contribution)
  • Bonus scheme (collective and individual)
  • Car allowance
  • Free car parking, laptop, and mobile phone

The ideal person:

  • Four year's in a GM or similar position
  • Manufacturing or Food manufacturing background
  • Evidence of successful policy implementation/change
  • Passion for management with the aim of improving staff skills and performance


  • Responsible for quality, welfare, health & safety, efficiency, and cost.
  • Oversee functions including supply chain, H&S, finance, and HR
  • Chair daily/weekly meeting with senior leadership team
  • Liaise closely with senior finance personnel on budgetary issues/financial planning
  • Promote continuous improvement within the business to increase accountability and efficiency

For further information on this vacancy, or any other job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Jack Groves in the strictest confidence.

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