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Operations Manager (12-Month FTC)

Operations Manager (12-Month FTC)

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  • Salary:

    45000-65000 Per Annum

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    Blaze Furley

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    0161 976 3540

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    over 1 year ago

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Operations Manager (12-month FTC)

Location: Truro

Salary: £45k-£65k

Operations Manager (12-month FTC) - Job Role:

  • Ensure accurate, timely servicing of orders from end to end - order acceptance to delivery.
  • Monitor production performance, ensuring that quality targets are set and met.
  • Set and maintain standards and procedures relating to Environment, Health and Safety and ensure compliance.
  • Ensure production plans meet demand requirements.
  • Control material supply and stock levels to ensure production is maintained, and stock value is maintained at an optimal level.
  • Oversee purchasing to ensure timely and adequate supply of materials at best cost and quality.
  • Work with the Supply chain manager to define and implement a supply chain strategy to meet the future needs of the business.
  • Work with the Factory Manager and Production Engineering team to develop and implement a programme of initiatives to grow and mature the production facility to meet the needs of the business.
  • Work with the Quality Manager to define, build and grow quality management processes to achieve world-class quality standards with continuous improvement as a core principle at the heart of our operations.
  • Drive and embody an inclusive culture that engages employees and engenders motivation to deliver best in class standards and a sense of ownership and pride in Kensa’s vision and success.
  • Monitor and report on Operations Performance, understand and address risks and issues in a structured, swift, and timely manner.

Operations Manager (12-months FTC) – Person Requirements:

  • You will have 10 or more years of previous experience in technical manufacturing business and at least 5 years relevant management experience. You will have track record managing an organisation to deliver high quality products on time, defining and meeting target metrics.
  • Good technical and engineering know-how.
  • Hands-on engineering of production systems and tools.
  • Fully conversant with Lean Manufacturing principles and their implementation.
  • Change Management and Project Management Practices.
  • Understanding of production management and controls.
  • Experienced in Quality Management, ISO9001 compliance and EH&S management.
  • Good understanding of demand forecast and materials planning.
  • Familiar with Supply chain management and good practice.
  • Understanding of New Product Introduction in relation to transfer to production
  • A Bachelor’s degree in engineering, manufacturing or related technical discipline.