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Graduate Operations Manager - Livingston

Henderson Brown Recruitment
West Lothian
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Role: Graduate Operations Manager

Salary: Competitive - Inc Signing on Bonus

Location: Livingston

Our client is one of the market leaders in its sector having been trading for over 130 years supplying fresh food to customers and consumers alike. With an infrastructure that reaches across the globe, they are truly an international player, involved in the production, procurement, shipping, distribution, and marketing of fresh produce. As part of the business's growth, they are looking to strengthen their operational teams by recruiting talented graduates who are looking to develop their career in to operations management.

As an Operations Management Graduate you will be joining the business on an 18-month training plan developing your people skills, your organisational skills and your problem solving skills with the aim of becoming a key member of the site production team. The training programme includes time spent in various departments including quality assessment, planning, production management, sales and logistics. There will also be opportunity for head office visits and potentially some international travel.

We are looking for confident individuals who are comfortable working within a fast paced environment, people who have the natural ability to lead, have excellent communication skills and the ability to foresee problems and their solutions both short and long term.

As it is an international business with several sites across the UK the training programme will require you to relocate as part of your training as this will be split across several locations including; Scotland, Hampshire, Somerset, Warwickshire and Yorkshire. Full assistance will be given.

Who we are looking for?

Maybe from a food or agriculture related degree or from a more general discipline, we are looking for someone who wants to develop their career in a fast paced production environment with one of the largest players in the sector.

Key Skills we are looking for:

Hold a degree at least 2:1 level
Excellent communication skill both verbal and written.
Good working knowledge of MS office applications.
Committed to the learning process.
Extremely motivated and a great team player.
Results driven, both personally and for the business.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

If this role sounds appealing and you would like the opportunity to work for a truly global fresh food business then please apply online or send you CV and a covering letter to (url removed).

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