Operations Manager

Encore Personnel
Cambridgeshire, UK
04 Sep 2019
18 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time



I'm looking to recruit an Operations Manager to join a market leading manufacturer of explosive products. This is an exciting opportunity to join a business where you will be able to run the department autonomously and introduce changes as you see fit, giving you full responsibility for the success of the engineering and manufacturing departments.


As an Operations Manager, you will report into the General Manager. You will utilise your leadership skills to coach, motivate and empower employees from the engineering and manufacturing departments to achieve realistic growth and increased output plans, driving forward operational performance through effective management of processes and the workforce.

Some of your responsibilities are listed below:

Oversee the engineering and manufacturing activities on a day to day basis
Data analysis - to aid the decision making process for the supply of raw materials, demand of finished goods and reporting of key performance indicators
Improve infrastructure by introducing robust processes and systems
Utilise leadership skills to coach, motivate and empower employees
Upskill staff and identifying training needs
Analyse budget and yield ensuring cost saving plans are developed
Lead continuous improvement activities and support initiatives to improve efficiencies
Champion business strategy and goals
Monitor output, quality, cost and health & safety ensuring KPI's have been metTHE CANDIDATE:

The ideal Operations Manager will have/be:

Degree educated or equivalent in Chemical Engineering
Previously worked in a hazardous manufacturing environment
Leader not a Manager
Commercially astute with the ability to think strategically
Proven track record of ensuring products are manufactured at the right cost and level of quality
A dynamic personality with the attitude to always do better
Ability to communicate and engage with people across all levelsCOMMUTABLE FROM:

Corby, Huntingdon, Oakham, Peterborough, Spalding


£45k - £55k (depending on experience)
Bonus (dependant on company and individual performance)
Contributory pension
Internal progression
To be a part of a company that is enjoying exponential growth
25 Days annual leave & statutory holidaysHOW TO APPLY:

To be considered for this role, please click on the link provided. If you would like any further information about this vacancy before applying, please feel free to contact us and ask for Taher Rahman.

Encore Personnel are an Equal Opportunities Employer. Specialist Recruiters in the Technical/engineering, Industrial, Driving, Energy, Professional and Contact Services sectors. Supplying nationally. Encore offer a "refer a friend" reward scheme where you could receive a gift of up to £500

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