Operations Manager

60000.00 - 70000.00 GBP Annual + GBP60000 - GBP70000/annum
20 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Operations Manager


West Midlands

cGBP60,000 - 70,000 + Strong Benefits Package

This role is commutable from Walsall / Birmingham / Coventry

The Role

Reporting to the UK Operations Director you will have full autonomy to manage the day to day Operations of a Tier 1 Automotive Plant in the West Midlands area. Key tasks are to further implement a lean manufacturing strategy with the team, in balance with consistently achieving the targets in terms of cost, quality, safety and delivery. You will manage across all Production, Engineering, Manufacturing and MPL operations.

The Person

We are looking to recruit an experienced Operations leader for our Automotive client based in the West Midlands who can lead, motivate and challenge a team in a highly pressurised, fast paced 1st Tier environment. It is essential that you are from an automotive background experienced in supplying in to an OEM environment with short lead times.

This role will involve some real challenges in terms of managing robust teams, supporting business growth, achieving Manufacturing and Production output targets and delivery, coaching and training. You should have experience of leading large Production and Manufacturing teams and will have preferably gone in to Operations through Production Management. You must be comfortable working in highly unionised environments. Ideal candidates will be of degree calibre and qualified in engineering and manufacturing subject.

The Company

Our client is a global leading automotive 1st Tier organisation enjoying a period of expansion and growth. They have a strong UK presence and offer excellent development opportunities