June 4

Head of Manufacturing

June 4
We have been retained by a specialist Manufacturer of bespoke products to source a Head of Manufacturing to head up their manufacturing facility. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who really wants to develop their career with an exciting and progressive company.   Heading up a multi process manufacturing environment you will have a team of 6 team leaders/managers and an overall headcount of 130. You will take responsibility for the full end to end production of the bespoke product range.   Reporting to the Operations Director you will be responsible for:  
  • Ensuring operational activity is ran effectively and efficiently across all areas
  • Ensuring OTIF is achieved
  • Implementing and sustaining the operational strategy for growth
  • Standardising processes in line with business strategy
  • Coach and influence leaders in CI
  • Coach, mentor and develop the team leaders.
  • Ensure cultural projects are progressed.
  • Advance technology projects.
    Currently in an Operations or Production Management role, you will be experienced in managing the full, end to end Production in a fast paced, short lead time manufacturing environment. Ideally you will have experience in working in an SME manufacturer where you have worked collaboratively with other departments. Improvement driven and with a strong coaching and leadership style, you will be looking for a role to develop and progress your career further. Analytical, engaging, proactive and driven will all be part of your behavioural profile. Experience of working in a bespoke environment would be advantageous also. An Engineer or in receipt of an Engineering biased qualification is essential.   This is an excellent opportunity for someone to join an established, secure and growing manufacturer in order to progress their career. This role offers immediate challenge as well as the opportunity to be involved, and lead, group wide projects. Offering an attractive starting salary, alongside an excellent benefits package.   Handley James Consulting was launched by its founders to provide the manufacturing community with a quality recruitment service on a committed basis.   HJC apply unique Search and Selection techniques to all of your recruitment requirements. Irrelevant of whether this is a skilled engineering role or an executive placement we provide the same level of service to clients and candidates alike. We understand that irrelevant of discipline or level; your next career move is vitally important and we treat everyone equally. Our key differentiators are that the founders of Handley James have both worked in manufacturing and engineering organisations themselves, they are extremely down to earth and honest in their approach and they don’t apply pressure tactics to either candidates or clients. We respect your need for time when making decisions.    
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