Operations Manager

Luton Bennett Limited
Yate, Tormarton, Bristol, Thornbury, Chepstow, Mal
£45000 - £55000/annum
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Operations Manager (Production/Logistics/Supply Chain)

Operations Manager £45,000 - £55,000 + 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays + Life Assurance + Pension + Lunch + Parking

Bristol (Chipping Sodbury)

Operations Manager required for worldwide manufacturer that have grown from a family ran business. This an opportunity to play an integral part within a business that still truly values its staff.

The successful candidate will be confident closely with logistics, supply chain, procurement and production departments and be confident planning and forecasting.

Within this role you will be responsible for overseeing production, this will involve planning and forecasting, working closely with the senior management team and streamlining the company’s current systems. The role will involve reviewing KPI’s and ensuring production targets are hit. You will have responsibility over the department’s budget, you will monitor stock levels and forecast materials required.

The company are looking to standardize their current product range which means stepping up production, you will also manager large scale, individual projects alongside this.

You will work closely with the fitters on the shop floor, you will also manage the stores and after sales team. You will be responsible for the hiring, firing and training and development of the team. You will use an ERP/MRP system to forecast and manage production. Those with experience of lean manufacturing techniques will be at a strong advantage.

This is an excellent opportunity to become an integral part of a global business. You will play a major part in driving the business forward and working on high value projects. You will work closely with the senior management team and lead and develop your own team.

The role:

* Overseeing production, this will involve planning and forecasting

* Working closely with senior management to ensure production targets are hit

* Managing shop floor team of fitters, stores and after sales team

* Departmental budget responsibility

* Working closely with logistics, procurement and supply chain

The person:

* Experience of production planning/forecasting

* Confident working with MRP/ERP systems

* Strong management experience

* Ideally you will have knowledge of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement