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Operations Manager - Manufacturing

Employer
Get-Recruited (UK) Ltd
Location
Crewe
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
Operations

OPERATIONS MANAGER - MANUFACTURING & ENGINEERING

CREWE, CHESHIRE

80,000 to 100,000 BASE + BENEFITS


THE COMPANY:

We've been exclusively appointed by a new client that operates within the Manufacturing and Engineering industry that has a reputation for delivering high quality solutions to a variety of industries. The business is experiencing significant growth and is outperforming their competitors.

To complement the current and future growth, the business is now looking to make a strategic hire and seek an experienced Operations Manager to join the team in what will be a newly created position.

As the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for leading a direct team of 3 to 4 Direct Reports, with an indirect team of 35-40 people across departments such as Manufacturing, Logistics, Warehousing, and Procurement.

THE OPERATIONS MANAGER ROLE:

  • Overseeing all manufacturing and engineering operations to ensure efficient, high-quality production, to schedule, and deliver agreed results to their customers within the agreed timescale.
  • Responsible for leading a direct team of 3 to 4 Direct Reports, with an indirect team of 35-40 people across departments such as Manufacturing, Logistics, Warehousing, and Procurement
  • Implementing and managing LEAN processes to drive continuous improvement and operational excellence.
  • Developing and managing production schedules, inventory control, materials planning, labour and contingency plans to ensure BAU at all times.
  • Monitoring key performance metrics and implementing data-driven strategies to optimise processes.
  • Collaborating with the leadership team to forecast demand, manage budgets, and drive profitability.
  • Demonstrating strong financial awareness and experience with resource planning and budgeting
  • Working with modern ERP systems to streamline operations and support data-driven decision making. Driving adoption throughout the organisation and making improvements where required.
  • Identifying and addressing bottlenecks, inefficiencies, and areas for improvement
  • Reviewing and implementing solid SOPs and ensuring that all processes are scalable and align to the company's growth and profitability objectives.
  • Leading and developing the operations team, providing coaching, training, and performance management


THE PERSON:

  • The successful candidate will need to have current experience in an Operations Manager, or similar role, such as Head of Operations or Operations Director, within a Engineering and/or Manufacturing business. Ideally one that involves Bespoke Manufacturing/Engineering.
  • Very strong leadership qualities with experience of Managing multi-disciplined teams such as; Manufacturing, Production, Supply Chain, Logistics, Procurement & Transport
  • A good mix of Operational & Strategic Leadership Experience
  • Expertise in implementing and managing LEAN manufacturing processes.
  • Strong financial acumen and budgeting skills
  • Experience with modern ERP systems
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities


TO APPLY: In the first instance, please send your CV for the Operations Manager via the advertisement for immediate consideration.

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