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Operations Manager

Diamond Search Recruitment Ltd
United Kingdom
Closing date
2 Aug 2024

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Catering / Hospitality
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function

Diamond Search Recruitment are searching for an Operations Manager based in York.

The suitable individual will be required to manage the harvesting of fresh produce in a sensitive and delicate manner to reach the desired pick rates for the efficient harvesting of crops, manage the planning and organisation of the houses along with the Pickers & Placers competencies and Supervisor competencies. This will also include training, H&S and food safety.


  • Ensuring picking quality and quantity to reach targets set per hour per picker.
  • Training, coaching and mentoring people/supervisors to reach the desired level of pick rates.
  • Completing Manning plans for the growing rooms and organising staff with agency if/when required.
  • Making decisions on staffing, recruitment and general people planning.
  • Assess the crop within the houses daily and ensure the correct manning and plans are in place in line with anticipated yields.
  • Ensure that graze picking is been carried out properly on the farm to maximise crop yield and quality.
  • Ensuring that the products presented are of the highest possible standard; with particular focus given to weights, sizing, stem length, punnet identification and capping up.
  • Attend the daily operations meeting to plan people, yields, houses and hours of work for the following day.
  • Ensure customer orders are fulfilled by planning picking with packhouse sales requirements.


  • Previous experience in fresh produce
  • Advanced Food Hygiene Qualification
  • Previous experience at a supervisory level
  • Degree level Education

Do not miss out on this superb opportunity. If you have the skills, experience and attributes required we would love to hear from you!

Diamond Search Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency regarding this vacancy.

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