July 19

Operations Manager

July 19
We have been retained by a specialist manufacturing company based in the Wigan area to source an Operations Manager to head up their manufacturing site and to improve their current operation. This organisation is in the process of establishing itself as a leader in its field. A fantastic opportunity to help to implement and drive improvements across a growing SME Manufacturer.   Heading up a multi-disciplined team you will be responsible for championing the lean principles throughout the business and refining the manufacturing operation. You will be responsible for:  
  • Leading the Operations team in achieving best class across all areas of the organisation
  • Driving operational improvements through the facility in order to meet the overall strategic objectives of the business
  • Implement and improve Production processes in order to improve the OTIF to customer
  • Work cross functionally with Supply Chain in order to ensure operational objectives are being achieved
  • Take responsibility for the engineering and equipment maintenance programme
  • Develop, coach and lead the team in modern techniques
  • Develop, coach and mentor the team
  Currently an experienced Production Manager or Operations Manager, you will be experienced in working in a fast paced manufacturing environment. You will have experience of improving production processes and you will have a strong coaching and leadership style. Analytical, engaging, proactive and driven will all be part of your behavioural profile. It is important that you are a hands-on leader, one who leads by example and operates in a collaborative way.   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 grow the business to the next level.
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