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Operations Manager- Livestock Feed. SW England

De Lacy Executive
South West England
Remuneration will be dependent on prior experience but will comprise of an attractive salary and car
Closing date
25 Jul 2024

Job Details

I am looking for an experienced Operations/Production Manager to join an animal feed business focusing on providing a top quality, bespoke service to their farming clients. Within this role you will be instrumental in an exciting period for the business who can celebrate impressive sales figures for the year ahead...

The successful person will have ample opportunity to “put their mark” on the role and the business as a whole, you may come from a similar role or perhaps you are an experienced sales manager with a strong understanding of the feed sector looking for something a bit different.

As Operations Manager, your duties will include:

• Forecasting and monitoring Compound, Blend and straights.

• Organisation and/or purchasing of raw materials.

• Pricing, in collaboration with senior management.

• Management of the blend calculator following senior management team instructions.

• Managing the implementation and running of new processes within the business.

• Day to day management to include: transport, customer service, raw material and finance teams.

• Coordination of the UFAS and internal audit systems with appropriate support, for the company’s storage and blend facilities.

• Dealing with any customer complaint and compliance issues.

• Working closely with the senior management team, to include regular meetings regarding company and staff performance.


You will need:

• An enthusiastic, motivational management style.

• Experience within the feed sector, this may be in a sales or operations based role.

• To be based in, or willing to relocate to Devon.

• Management experience.


Remuneration will be dependent on prior experience but will comprise of an attractive salary and a company vehicle.

To find out more:

Please call Lauren Holloway on 01885 485527/ 07506297071 or email an up-to-date copy of your CV (In Word Format) to

De Lacy Executive will upload your CV to our database and retain some data about you in order to process your application.

More information about our processing activities can be found at

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence and your details will not be passed to a third party without your prior permission.

Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

De Lacy Executive is an Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice, and is registered with the Information Commissioners Office. De Lacy Executive complies with all relevant data protection legislation


De Lacy Executive is the professional Agri-Business recruitment consultancy.

Since 2000 we have been recruiting within the agriculture, horticulture, fruit, fresh produce, primary food and other rural sectors in the UK and Internationally. We arguably have the largest database of candidates and regular employer clients.

In this period we have been privileged to help countless companies and jobseekers to achieve their employment goals.

We engage at all levels from trainee through to senior executive and in disciplines from production to technical and commercial.

Our team of nine is friendly, knowledgeable and experienced. We welcome your enquiries and offer our very best advice and service whatever the employment situation.

Most of us are agriculturalists by upbringing and education and have experience of working in the sector we serve before entering the recruitment industry.  We are well trained in recruitment practice and De Lacy Executive is the only Agricultural Recruitment business to be Approved by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation which promotes high standards within the recruitment industry.

We maintain the highest levels of confidentiality and are registered and conform to the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

 “Integrity, Knowledge and Confidentiality”.

We look forward to hearing from you.

De Lacy Executive Ltd. Suite 7, Malvern Gate, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

Tel: 01885 483440. E mail:

Company info
01885 483440
Suite 7
Malvern Gate
Bromwich Road

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