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Operations Manager

Division: Manufacturing

Location: Redditch

Would you like the opportunity to work with some of the world’s largest brands?

DCS Group is the UK’s leading Distributor, Manufacturer and Exporter of Health Beauty and Household products. As the uniquely appointed representatives for Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, PZ Cussons, SC Johnson to name a few, DCS has unrivalled multi-channel insight and category expertise. Our latest exciting plans to develop and grow our new Food distribution business has seen major brands such as Whitworths and Danone joining forces with DCS.

DCS Group is passionate and proud about all that we do, the customers we serve and our people. Operating out of two amazing sites, we have the 26-acre Banbury Head Office and warehousing facilities as well as our new state of the art Health and Beauty manufacturing facility occupying 100,000 sq. ft based in Redditch.

As a family-owned business, we are very proud of our ethos, our people and 26 years of successive growth. We offer a very special opportunity of being able to join a welcoming, dynamic, fun place to work, and to work directly with the world’s biggest FMCG power brands.


We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and reliable Operations Manager to join us on a permanent, full-time basis working 40 Hours per week at our Manufacturing division on site in Redditch


As an Operations Manager, your duties will include:

  • Actively participating in the introduction of new products into DCS Manufacturing
  • Drive continuous improvement culture and implement a continuous improvement plant for all departments, ensuring costs, productivity and waste are controlled within set objectives
  • Accountability for the Production lines, Mixing, Setter functions within the manufacturing unit
  • Responsible for smooth running of all production areas, ensuring all manufacturing processes are in place whilst maintaining an efficient, cost effective and high-quality production rates
  • Ensuring all training requirements are met within the Operations organisation

What we are looking for in our ideal Operations Manager:

  • At least Level 5 Management qualification or equivalent experience
  • Engineering qualification gained through a minimum Bachelor’s degree or Apprenticeship or equivalent hands-on experience
  • Previous extensive experience in a similar role, preferably in FMCG, chemicals, cosmetics, food manufacturing
  • Working knowledge of Quality Assurance systems, processes and audits to BRC  and / or ISO standards
  • Experience of improving manufacturing efficiencies, targets and outputs

Core benefits of working for DCS Group:

As a family business, we place a great deal of importance on the well-being and happiness of our staff and the benefits they can enjoy.

  • Life Cover
  • Pension
  • Medical Cash Plan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Well-being
  • Social Events

There’s no place quite like DCS Group and we’re proud of that, which is all down to the people who work here.  If you want to be part of our expanding company which offers exciting opportunities for career progression, we would love to hear from you!

To apply, complete the form below attaching your CV and detailing your salary expectations.  Alternatively, contact the Recruitment Team at or telephone 01789 208000 to request an application form.

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