Operations Manager

Gleeson Recruitment Ltd
50000.00 GBP Annual + + Company Vehicle, Production Bouns
08 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
An Operations Manager is required to lead a privately-owned manufacturer of precision-machined supplying customers in automotive, food and power industries amongst others, at their factory in Coventry.

In recent years the business has grown around GBP7.5 million turnover and the business has targeted an ambitious GBP20m turnover. The business is varied and fast-moving with short lead times and an emphasis on customer service, proud of its ability to react quickly to customer requirements. This means ever-changing production schedules and requires flexibility and adaptability on the shop floor. It could be described as organised chaos, but it wins business; the Operations Manager will bring it all together!

The Operations Manager will be responsible for a diverse team, reporting directly into the MD and leading approximately 25 reports within the machine shop. You will manage a fast-paced and highly flexible production facility, driving improvements by managing daily KPIs and establishing processes and procedures within the business to facilitate a more efficient and reliable operation.

You will be a results-focused and energetic leader who can demonstrate the ability to motivate your team, provide a positive working culture, deliver improved results and ensure good processes and procedures are in place. It is vital that all applicants for the role have progressed their career within a machining environment and have expert knowledge of both manual & CNC machining processes. Essential experience and/or skills will include:

- Experience of leading a highly flexible, fast-paced CNC & manual machining facility as Operations Manager, Manufacturing Manager or Production Manager;
- Demonstrable experience improving performance to delivery, cost, quality and safety using appropriate KPIs;
- Continuous improvement focused and able to create a culture of improvement;
- A highly skilled communicator at all levels.

The successful Operations Manager will receive a basic salary of approximately GBP50,000 depending on experience plus a company vehicle, production bonus, pension and 25 days' holiday plus stats.

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