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Assistant Operations Manager

French German Recruitment Ltd
35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function

Assistant Operations Manager

Assists the Operations Manager in the planning, coordination and control of manufacturing processes and warehouse operations


Responsible for supporting management of warehouse team (shipping/receiving, inventory accuracy and counts, physical inventory), production team (kit production, scheduling, KPI tracking), facilities (health and safety audits, building maintenance) and vendor management.

Manage supplier performance and coordinate day to day activities with suppliers including couriers, IT support, packaging materials, MRO supplies, and building maintenance. Responsible for personal and professional process control.

Ensure the facility is well maintained including (power, compressed air, heating and cooling), oversee preventative maintenance schedules.

Responsible for Health, Safety and Risk Assessment

Will assume key responsibilities in the absence of the Operations Manager

Ensures compliance with and/or follows all organizational systems, programs, training, policies, and procedures as required and complies with relevant legal mandates. Seeks guidance as necessary

Handles various other duties as delegated by the Operations Manager

In accordance with applicable policies/procedures, may perform the following supervisory responsibilities: Interviewing, hiring, onboarding and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; coaching and appraising performance; enforcing all safety rules and ensuring safe working procedures. A natural problem solver, with the ability to suggest new ways of working to benefit the organization.


  • Degree in Management or a related field required (scientific background preferred).
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Production/Warehouse Management required that includes the following:
    • Good understanding of Warehouse management and procedures
    • Good understanding of logistics
    • Health and Safety knowledge
    • Good understanding / knowledge of Supply chain software
  • Previous supervisory experience managing direct reports.
  • Storage and handling of sensitive temperature-controlled components
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint) and ERP systems, Adobe Acrobat, with experience of Microsoft Dynamics Navision preferred but not essential


  • Excellent verbal and written communication,
  • Must be able to use discretion and independent judgement.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Must be able to adapt and flex to a changing environment.
  • Must be able to build strong working relationships with other departments

Mo-Fri, competitive salary plus holiday plus benefits!

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