Operations Manager

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
£50k - £55k pa + Benefits
08 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an excellent opportunity to join as an operations manager for a blue chip business that will offer real variety and development to the successful candidate based in the West Midlands.

Client Details

This is business is a true global market leading company, with operations across the world. In the UK, they have a strong presence and are going through another period of strong growth, and are looking for an Operations Manager that is looking to develop their career with a global blue chip business at their site in Birmingham.


The Operations Manager will:

- Effectively and efficiently manage production daily/weekly/monthly targets in line with customer specifications, meeting quality and delivery expectations

- Minimising costs where possible and ensure the required best working practices are maintained at all times

- Ensure the target productivity level is achieved on a daily basis

- Update the production plan on a daily basis

- Communicate and liaise with other departmental managers regarding throughput of stock to ensure production targets are met

- Drive process improvements on Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) by appropriate data analysis

- Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems

- Identify and deploy the technical skill sets, resource levels and systems to deliver projects, including the engagement of external resources as required

- Manage, coach and develop a high performing manufacturing team that meets agreed objectives and which delivers best practice results, added value and continuous improvements

- Set objectives/KPIs within area of responsibility and review and assess ongoing performance of direct reports


The successful candidate will have:

- Relevant manufacturing/engineering degree is preferred, or HND, BTec Professional Level 5 Award or equivalent NVQ Level 5 qualifications.

- Extensive production experience with significant proven supervisory experience

- Excellent leadership, people- management and team building skills

- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage a variety of cross-functional team members

- Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills

- Excellent organisational and follow-up skills

- Proven problem solving skills

Job Offer

This role is paying £50,000 - £55,000 DOE + Package

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