Manufacturing Operations Manager

East Midlands
£45000 - £46000 per annum + 10% bonus + final salary pension
31 Oct 2012
28 Nov 2012
Azeem Jabar
Contract Type
Full Time

Huxley Associates is proud to be working for a multinational company that specialise in manufacturing machinery that goes into both the commercial and domestic sector, within the East Midlands. They are setup for growth having recently invested £5 million in their East Midlandsplant on new machinery. They have over 10 sites globally spanning from Europe to the Far Eastwith over 10,000 employees. Their turnover is over €2 billion and they are one of the industry leaders within Europe. They have fantastic career opportunities within the UKand internationally

The new opportunity of an Operations Manufacturing Manager has become available. The Operations Manufacturing Manager will be required to manage all production activities, increasing productivity through lean manufacturing, running the day to day operations of the factory. The Operations Manufacturing Manager will be responsible for approximately 125 shop floor employees with 6 team leaders reporting directly into you. The main responsibility will be ensuring constant efficiency gains are being made year on year.

Interested? We are looking for an experienced Operations Manufacturing Manager who has an engineering background and ideally a degree/HND. You must have strong man management and leadership skills as you will quickly have to gain the respect of a unionised workforce. Experience and knowledge of lean manufacturing principles is essential, some of the principles being adopted are DMAIC, value stream mapping, 5S and SMED. You will also have experience of training and developing employees successfully, this will ensure succession planning. For the right candidate who hits the ground running, there is the potential opportunity of progressing into the Plant Director.

The package on offer is circa £45,000 + 10% bonus + life insurance (4 x annual salary) + final salary pension.

This is an urgent role, and interviews will be taking place on Wednesday the 14th and Friday the 16th of November. If you are interested please apply online, or via e-mail to Azeem Jabar ASAP in order to avoid disappointment.

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