Operations Manager

Recruiter
Sierra 57 Consult Ltd
Location
Oakham
Posted
14 Feb 2019
Closes
02 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Overview:
We have been retained by our client, an established plastics manufacturer, to seek out an experienced Operations Manager with a technical or engineering background in the manufacturing sector, preferably within plastics manufacturing.
Role:
Our client is looking to recruit an individual with strength of experience and clarity of vision, who would be interested in becoming the Operations Manager of a forward thinking business with an excellent reputation. The successful individual will play an influential role in the direction of the business, and as Operations Manager you will be responsible for the effective management of the site, setting of the strategic direction and the management of change in order to achieve it. You must have good people management experience and good skills with driving continuous improvement initiatives across the plant.
Key responsibilities:
* Be a role model for employees, demonstrating core business values and behaviours
* Leading the company’s manufacturing team of over 100 staff over a 24 hour 5 days per week operation
* Managing the Operations team who take responsibility for Production, Warehouse and Quality departments
* Create a vision of a world-class manufacturing facility
* Influence the directors and other senior managers to achieve buy-in of the vision and then drive change cross-functionally to achieve it
* Oversee the injection moulding production plan and scheduling requirements to meet our customers’ expectations in the most efficient manner possible
* Closely monitor production efficiency and lead a continuous improvement culture to meet our customers’ expectations of quality as well as the business KPIs
* Identify talent and develop skills of team members to move both the individual and the business forward
* Be responsible for a safe working environment and promoting a safety orientated culture with all team members
Key Success Measures:
* Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) target, while achieving job productivity
* Customer complaints by number and value
* Stock levels and availability to deliver on promise
* Staff turnover and employee satisfaction
* Accidents & Near Misses
* Customer and External audits (i.e. BSI)
Experience/Education Required:
* At least 3 years’ experience in a high throughput plastics manufacturing environment
* Influence at a senior level
* Experience of using MRP / ERP systems including sound knowledge of manufacturing planning, demand, and replenishment processes
* Strong communication and presentation skills
* Strong problem solving and analytical skills
* Proficient in computer skills, especially MS Office and Google applications
* Ideally educated to degree level or with relevant professional qualifications and industry experience
Key Words:
“General Manager”, “Plant Manager”, “Operations Manager”, “Operations Director”, “Manufacturing Manager”, “Production Director”, “Production Manager”, “Engineering Manager”, “Technical Manager”
FOOTER
Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful. Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK
Sierra57–
Technical Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment Specialist – Plastics & Packaging
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