Operations Manager

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Lancashire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jun 2021
Closes
01 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Operations Manager job based in Greater Manchester. Working for a growing manufacturing company.

Client Details

Our client is a growing manufacturing organisation based in Greater Manchester.

Description

An experienced Operations Manager is required with responsibility for the overall management of a bespoke manufacturing unit.

* Dealing with low batch volume, high variety and complex manufacturing and for ensuring overall efficiency of the department, whilst meeting On Time Delivery performance targets.

* Plan and scheduling capacity to meet demand; Interface with sales function; Utilisation of manpower; machines; Sub contractor expediting; Communications - visuals KPI, graphs etc;

* Manufacturing strategies, manage and evaluate machine resources to ensure maximum productivity and minimal downtime along with longer term growth strategy identification.

* Establish workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising product safety or integrity.

* Engineering solutions, continuous Improvement methods on existing practices; Scrap reviews; Technical Solutions. - Engineering Deployment; ensuring efficient integration with manufacturing whilst ensuring efficient task flow management.

* Long term resource planning: Man power; Capex; Layouts.

* Strive to reduce expenditure and increase productivity across all product lines

* Team leadership, motivation and engagement: Performance management; Salary reviews; Communications; Appraisals; Staff development; team building.

* Ensure teams are facilitated collaboratively to continuously improve our processes

* Stock control: Managing and control of high value inventory of raw materials and finished goods and consumables.

* Equipment maintenance: Liaising with maintenance team

* Financial controls: Budget setting and control; Forecasts; Monthly review.

Profile

* Qualified in an Engineering Discipline or equivalent qualification, or relevant work experience.

* Proven extensive industrial manufacturing management experience

* Experience of running a complex industrial manufacturing (metal processing), or a similar industrial, mechanical engineering environment.

* Practical experience of world class manufacturing techniques.

* Time Served Engineers would be considered providing you had then moved into a manufacturing leadership role in recent years

* Proven record of Change Management to include Culture Change

Job Offer

Circa GBP60,000 plus bonus and benefits