Senior Operations Manager

Pertemps Isle Of Wight
Ryde, UK
02 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Pertemps are pleased to be supporting a leading global technology and manufacturing leader with the appointment of a permanent Senior Operations Manager to oversee their Isle of Wight site. As the Senior Operations Manager the responsibility for the oversight of all phases of plant operations including: production, quality control, maintenance, receiving, and shipping will fall within the scope of this role.

Key Responsibilities Include:

- Provide leadership for the successful day-to-day operation of the facility.

- Organise the Plant's capacity and technical capabilities to meet the planned production schedules as presented by the logistics teams.

- Take action to ensure that late production orders or urgent orders are achieved and expedited.

- Work closely with quality personnel to review product consistency while monitoring scrap rates to determine trends and areas of improvement.

- Review established production schedules for the site to insure established inventory levels are met while operating at the highest efficiency possible.

- Coordinate the hiring and training of all manufacturing staff.

- Work closely with the Environmental Health and Safety team to ensure all members of the manufacturing team are aware of safety policies to provide a safe workplace for our employees.

- Develop and execute the plant manufacturing budgets.

- Encourage and promote operating in a continuous improvement environment.

Work with purchasing manager to develop and improve supplier relationships.

- Monitor production performance on a daily / weekly basis and formulate corrective actions, where necessary.

- Ensure that assembly / ancillary equipment, machine tools and other equipment necessary to maintain production to standard rates are maintained to required maintenance and safety levels by suitably planned maintenance procedures.

The ideal candidate will have a proven Operations, Site or Plant management background gained within a similar engineering or manufacturing environment to that of our client. You will need a strong working knowledge of implementing and using continuous improvement and the application of Lean Manufacturing in order to maximise and drive improvement.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a global engineering and manufacturing firm at Senior Operations Management level. Please note salary is available upon application and dependant on experience and background. Should you wish to submit your interest please send your CV and a brief covering note stating current circumstances and salary expectations

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