Operations Manager

Samcra Resourcing
18 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, based in Yeadon (Leeds) is a leading manufacturer of vehicle warning, lighting and signalling equipment that is supplied to customers worldwide.

This company has enjoyed many positive successes over the past few years, with strong growth particularly in export markets. As a result they are now looking for someone to manage the production operations across their site.

The appointed person will be responsible for the management of all areas of Production, Purchasing and quality, ensuring that all customer orders are manufactured to time, to high quality standards and meeting cost targets.

You will have a number of both direct and indirect reports so good people skills are important, the successful candidate is likely to have significant previous management experience.

The role is predominantly about managing the full range of day to day operations activities ensuring consistent on time deliveries of high quality products.

However we are looking for somebody who would relish the opportunity to lead the operational areas of the business, developing staff to their full potential and driving improvements in efficiency.

The head of operations will also be responsible for Managing building maintenance, ISO9000 compliance and ensuring the factory complies with all health & safety requirements.

Ideal Candidate:

* Proven track record of managing manufacturing within a dynamic, medium volume and high-quality production environment.

* Previous operations management experience

* Problem solving and creative resolution skills in technical operational environments.

* Able to identify and implement process improvement opportunities

* Able to work with other operational functions and stakeholders across the business.

* Capable of reviewing business performance and ensuring delivery of key operational targets.

* Character to lead, promote and motivate a team.

The Package:

Salary would be very much dependent upon experience, but would reflect the seniority of this position. The package as a whole will be discussed at Interview stage

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