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£70000 - £90000 per annum
Reading
BRI-04012021-MIG
January 4, 2021

About the role


Our client is a very successful manufacturing business with a very healthy order book. They are looking to employ an experienced Operations Manager to help them meet their current and future challenges:
The role will involve a high level of engagement with staff and stakeholders and needs an individual with experience of changing hearts and minds and rolling out modern manufacturing philosophy with a good vision for what the factory should look like and how it should operate for the future.

Duties and responsibilities:
Set and lead the implementation of the strategic vison and provide leadership to production teams and facilities ensuring they deliver growth and improved profitability expectations.

– Actively support the development of teams through mentoring coaching and training.
– Lead, motivate and develop the teams within production to ensure they operate effectively and efficiently and that individuals
achieve their potential.
– Be accountable for all aspects of the site’s production performance, ensuring all products are manufactured to right first-time
standards and meet customer demand.
– Developing and implementing the operations strategy as it relates to the site, ensuring it supports the delivery required
growth of revenue and profitability.
– Implementing improvement programmes, ensuring that profitable partnerships are built and maintained.
– Proactively collaborate with the supply chain team to support the on boarding of new suppliers and developing new partnerships.
– Monitor performance through KPIs and assist in setting financial and budget targets. Provide guidance and leadership if
performance needs to be corrected.
– Lead all teams to deliver the strategic plan and business goals, creating a professional and positive working environment and
culture.
– Lead on and develop innovations which enhance our operations and create value and profit.
– Work collaboratively with the other parts of the business, particularly Customer Services and Sales & Marketing to ensure the
business plays its part in helping the group achieve its long term plan.
– Monitor and review customer satisfaction and implement strategies to improve or remedy areas of concern. Develop or
contribute to the development of a Group wide ERP system.
– Be responsible for ensuring that the business meets all of its statutory regulatory responsibility. Taking immediate action if an
area is identified with a possible non-conformance issue.
– Take a lead on product quality improvement, implementing standards which comply with the standards in place and reducing
returns as a percentage of products sold.
– Drive cost improvements across of operations teams, instilling an efficient mind set and approach.
– Monitor and approve capital spend when required.

Operations Director/Operations Manager/Manufacturing Director/Plant Manager/ Precision Engineering/Change Management/Lean

Skills, experience and education requirements:
– A track record of excellent leadership skills, with the ability to flex his/her leadership style to given situations within a large manufacturing environment. Ability to motivate
and inspire complex and geographically diverse teams.
– Self-driven and results orientated.
– Meets and exceeds targets
– Committed and dedicated as well as being adaptable and flexible.
– Excellent negotiation and influencing skills.
– Good understanding of the Manufacturing. Ideally assembly, machine shop, injection moulding and composites.
– Excellent project management leadership skills which uses people management, business planning and customer liaison skills.
– Excellent communication skills, using the correct medium for both message and audience, at all levels in the business.
– Ability to build and maintain relationships across the business
– Strong analytical and IT skills
– Batch manufacturing in a Lot and Serialised environment.
– Operational excellence / lean background
– Educated to degree level in a relevant subject
– Proven track record at senior level in a growing and changing business environment

Operations Director/Operations Manager/Manufacturing Director/Plant Manager/ Precision Engineering/Change Management/Lean

This is an exciting and challenging position which offers growth potential to the successful post holder.
Relocation assistance is available if required,

If you are a good fit for the above please APPLY NOW!

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