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Operations Manager

Employer
HAYS
Location
Angus
Salary
43000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + plus package
Closing date
6 Aug 2024

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
Operations
Operations Manager Deundee

The role:
Are you a dynamic, people-focused leader with a passion for operational excellence?

My client is a well-established manufacturer in Dundee seeking a driven and purposeful Manufacturing Leader to join their growing team. In this crucial role, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of their engineering & manufacturing process, ensuring they deliver high-quality products within time and budget. You will lead teams across a 24/7 operation, fostering a culture of safety, quality, and continuous improvement.

Responsibilities

• Safety & Quality: Foster a culture of safety by enforcing procedures, conducting audits, and leading safety initiatives.
• Production Planning & Scheduling: Translate sales forecasts into actionable production plans, optimising resource allocation and ensuring on-time delivery.
• Performance Management: Drive productivity improvement initiatives, monitor key metrics, and implement corrective actions to maximise efficiency.
• Team Leadership: Lead and develop a team of four shift leaders, providing coaching, motivation, and performance feedback.
• M&E : Machine Uptime: Implement preventative maintenance routines and troubleshoot equipment issues to maximise machine availability.
• Communication & Collaboration: Build strong relationships with cross-functional teams, effectively communicate manufacturing priorities, and keep stakeholders informed.
• Continuous Improvement: Identify and implement process improvements through data analysis and lean manufacturing principles, use of formal root cause and corrective action tools.

Experience:

• Solid understanding of safety principles and best practices.
• Minimum 5 years of experience in a manufacturing or production environment.
• Proven record of achieving production targets, managing budgets, and driving efficiency.
• Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and develop team members.
• Excellent communication and people skills to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders with a small team.
• Experience in M&E would be advantageous.
• Experience and understanding of Operational Excellence and the creation and adherence of processes with systemic thinking.
• Data-driven approach to problem-solving and continuous improvement.
• ERP experience with material transactions and manufacturing processing - Sage, Oracle, or SAP
• Proficient in Office 365 tools, presentation creation and data analysis
• Experience working within a 24/7 shift environment preferred.
Benefits:
• Chance to make a real impact on the success and profitability of their business.
• Competitive salary
• Profit related bonus scheme & Contributory pension
• Life assurance & Share incentive plan.
• Opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing company.
• Collaborative and supportive work environment
• Flexible approach to hours of work within a 24/7 operation

YOU MUST BE A RESIDENT OF THE UK OR HAVE THE CORRECT RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE ROLE.

If you are an enthusiastic leader who thrives in a fast-paced environment and enjoys building high-performing teams, please contact me about the details below.
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