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Operations Manager

TechNichols Resourcing Ltd
58000.00 - 63000.00 GBP Annual + 15% bonus & benefits
Closing date
10 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function

Role: Operations Manager
Salary: 58,000 to 63,000 per annum, plus up to 15% annual bonus, Private Medical, Life insurance, 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays), EAP, Reward and Recognition scheme and more
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm
Location: Commutable of Dudley, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Quinton, Bromsgrove, Cosehill and surrounding areas of Birmingham


We are currently recruiting for a reputable and part of a global brand company who are looking for an Operations Manager to work within their fast-moving production factory environment.

The role is to manage the Operations including Production, Engineering, Stores and Logistics consisting of 80 staff members total with 4 direct reports.

The role is to lead, manage and continually improve production processes, stores and engineering teams, built on LEAN principles, in the achievement of functional objectives that support the Plant and Company Business/Improvement Plan.

This is a varied and challenging role, and would suit someone who his career driven, motivated, passionate and hungry for success. If this sounds like you, and you're looking for a new role where you can make an impact and improvements and shape the future of this site, please apply now!


  • To ensure the production, engineering, stores and logisitc departments comply with Group and plant Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • To ensure compliance with quality standards and requirements, analysing the results and ensuring corrective action is implemented to continuously improve the working environment.
  • Effectively plan, organise and coordinate resources to meet the production and stores requirements / service delivery to achieve on time in full to the specifications within the client contracts.
  • Run continuous improvement discussions/forums and quality circles to investigate and analyse all production related issues and to ensure ongoing continuous improvement.
  • Develop, propose and agree functional budgets with General Manager (GM), monitoring, managing and controlling all activities in accordance with the agreed functional budget, investigating and resolving any variances to agreed targets.
  • Lead, manage, control and develop all employees (including SOM, absence, performance management, grievances and Health and Safety Training) using SMART objectives during regular review and feedback meetings.
  • Generate and analyse reports/KPIs making recommendations on trends, improvements and corrective actions to achieve and enhance operational excellence.
  • P&L, CAPEX and Budget Management for the Operation.
  • When required, communicate and visit customers/clients, fulfilling them with confidence in their orders and engagement of work with your site and operation.
  • Compliance management - to ensure the remains accredited to standards such as ISO.


  • Experience of similar; Operations Manager, in a relevant industry - must be production, manufacturing and/or automated.
  • P&L and cost management experience.
  • Solutions driven, mapping out and implementing improvements.
  • Experience of leading, motivating and recruiting a high performance team.
  • Engineering or technical experience and/or qualification would be highly desirable but by no means essential
  • Ability to plan, organise and implement through team work and delegation.
  • Flexible with regards to hours worked.
  • Financial knowledge covering budgeting forecasting.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Experience of Lean (Six Sigma) methodologies is desirable.

If this role sounds of interest, please apply now and send your most up to date CV to Wesley at TechNichols Resourcing to be considered. Or call TechNichols Resourcing and speak with Wesley for further information.

We will endeavour to get back to all applicants but if you have not heard back within 7 working days unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

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