Head of Operations

Recruiter
Electus Recruitment Solutions
Location
Cheltenham
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
14 May 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Your experience leading operations activities and knowledge of supporting business growth plans, will play a crucial part will leading the successful implementation of the company’s Operations activities in support of the growth objectives set out in the 5-year Strategic Plan. You will also be responsible for ensuring the delivery of our products on time and to specification.

You would have the opportunity to work for a leading developer of mission and safety critical equipment in the aerospace and defence industries based in Cheltenham

Read on for specifics on the role. To apply click the Apply Now button at the bottom of the page.

About the Job:

The client requires a Head of Operations to achieve the product deliveries called for by the agreed master production schedule to time and quality standards and ensure that the Operations department is fit for purpose with the right skills and processes to meet the above objective and to maintain all required accreditations. Provide expert support on manufacturability to the front end of the design process to ensure that when a product reaches Operations it is capable of being built in a timely and effective manner. Recommend Just In Time, 5s and other appropriate initiatives to improve the performance of the Operations department and minimise unnecessary stock holdings, and drive rigorous make/buy decisions to ensure that we effectively leverage the supply chain to perform non-core tasks.

This job includes:

• Adhere at all times to the company's policies and other applicable standards and procedures and fulfil and comply with the terms and conditions of your contract of employment.
• Review your job through the PDP process, at least annually, with the objective of achieving continuous improvement; attendance at appropriate training courses and industry conferences as necessary for business awareness and self- development.
• Ensure compliance with all regulatory and customer approvals and ensure that your Department conforms to all applicable laws, guidelines, regulations and appropriate quality standards.
• Contribute to the production and agreement of a 5-year Strategic Plan in accordance with procedures. Contribute, to the best of your abilities, to the successful implementation of the same.
• Contribute to the production and agreement of the annual budget in accordance with procedures and manage the resources at your disposal to meet or exceeded these; report monthly on potential risks and opportunities.
• Contribute to the production and agreement of objectives, measures and targets and manage your resources to ensure that these are achieved.
• Through participation in reviews, meetings and communications with your team, provide control, leadership and motivation to all direct reports, maintain discipline and improve employee relations.
• Develop and train staff to improve their abilities and to enable them to accept change, by conducting PDPs with your direct reports and cascading this process throughout the team, in line with the company's HR policies.
• Maintain regular and pro-active communication with other members of the Controls Management Team to fully meet requirements for business resource planning.
• Attend regular reviews with the Managing Director and Senior Management Team and report the current and future opportunities for the business.

Head of operations
Cheltenham
Permanent
Salary negotiable

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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