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Operations Manager

GMP Recruitment Ltd
75000.00 - 85000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function

Are you a driven, passionate and dedicated Operations Manager with experience and a relevant qualification in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering (IEng or CEng) ?

Are you a solutions based problem solver with expert man management skills?

GMP Recruitment are proud to be in partnership with one of the world's largest suppliers of advanced aerospace and defence products with an international reach. We are recruiting on their behalf for an experienced Operations Manager to join their team on a full time, permanent contract.

The successful candidate can expect a salary up to GBP85k, which is pending relevant experience, 10% bonus inclusion, double match pension, private health, and health care cash plan, plus excellent additional benefits.

This is a position of upmost importance and to be considered the below qualifications are required.

  • BEng in Engineering discipline
  • MSc or MBA or working towards
  • IEng or CEng with a relevant institution i.e. IMechE / IET / RAS

As Operations Manager you will be responsible for the Operations team which includes Production, Manufacturing Engineering, Planning and Logistics. You will lead an operations management team to deliver and execute on the site Operational Output and Operations Strategy. To be considered you must demonstrate strong ability to promote an environment that challenges the existing process and strives for excellence through continuous improvement and flexibility and be accountable for delivering rigorous Safety (S), Quality (Q), Delivery (D), Cost (C, Lean (L)/People (P) targets across the function, introducing new products and processes and unleashing the departments potential.

Operations Manager main duties:

  • On Time Delivery (OTD), Cost and Quality to the customer.
  • Deliver and manage the annual operational sales plan for the department / site.
  • Install the Tier process (Tier 1, 2, 3 and 4) using SQDCP principles.
  • Fully responsible for the day-to-day production and delivery process across the entire Operational area, ensuring key business deliverables are met and exceeded, including OTD, productivity, sales, inventory controls & budget adherence.
  • Act as the primary senior interface with other supporting functions e.g. Engineering, Supply Chain, Quality and Finance.
  • Generate future state capacity plans for capital expenditure modelling.
  • Ensures capacity and capability processes are implemented in order to meet agree customer requirements and act as sponsor for associated capital expenditure.
  • Responsible for managing the departmental budgets and meeting cost and budget target, this includes proactively identifying savings and driving associated initiatives through to a successful conclusion.
  • Efficiently introducing new product to the production line driving associated manufacturing, process and quality controls are in place from the outset.
  • Strong people management skills, with the ability to deliver results by empowering your team; must be comfortable with providing performance related feedback and challenging, mentoring and coaching individuals
  • Lead the operations & manufacturing engineering team to achieve outstanding delivery quality, productivity performance and a clear path to embed manufacturing best practices.
  • Evolve operational capabilities to meet current and future customer needs and enable delivery of new commercial opportunities.

Operations Manager required skills and experience:

  • Degree qualification in Mechanical / Aerospace Engineering.
  • Chartered / Incorporated Engineer
  • Time served apprentice.
  • Track record of delivering a world class operation.
  • Proven track record with a successful portfolio of achievements.
  • Competent in Operations, Engineering, EHS, Quality and HR class leading practices.
  • Confident and professional personality, experienced with direct customer interface

This is a remarkable opportunity for an Operations Manager to contribute to the success of a global industry leader. If this job sounds ideal for you, then do not miss out and apply NOW!

GMP Recruitment are recruiting for this role on behalf of their client and are acting as an Employment Agency.

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