Plant Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
Location
Derbyshire
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Michael Page Engineering and Manufacturing are working in partnership with a bespoke, furniture manufacturing business in the Derbyshire area. Due to significant and sustained growth within the business, they are looking for a strong Operations Manager to join their expanding team.

Client Details

Michael Page Engineering and Manufacturing are working with a large manufacturing business in Derbyshire, who are currently seeking an Operations Manager to join the team. The business pride themselves on manufacturing specialist products of the highest specification; this has led to high levels of customer satisfaction and subsequent business growth.

Description

The Operations Manager of the Derbyshire business will have the following key responsibilities:

  • To control all aspects of site Operations, from planning and manufacturing to purchasing and logistics
  • Implementing a continuous improvement culture, but upskilling the workforce with knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques
  • Driving KPIs across the business to secure the high levels of productivity required to meet ambitious growth targets
  • Providing strong leadership to the manufacturing team, to ensure business goals are effectively communicated across all levels
  • Ensuring on site health and safety protocols are in place and consistently followed

Profile

The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Degree educated, or equivalent experience within an engineering/manufacturing environment
  • Excellent knowledge of LEAN manufacturing and experience of implementing methodologies within a manufacturing setting - Six Sigma qualification preferred
  • Strong leadership with 5-6 years' experience at Operations level
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in a fast paced, industrial manufacturing setting

Job Offer

Competitive salary plus pacakage, and opportunity for the right candidate to reach director level in three years


This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/959521798