55000-60000 Per Annum
27 days ago
Paul Gorton DipRP
Location: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Circa £55k plus excellent benefits
A local engineering and manufacturing company are now looking for an Operations Manager to join their team.
The company is part of a much larger group specialising in the Food Manufacturing Industry in a very fast paced and autonomous environment.
Operations Manager – Job Overview:
- An opportunity has arisen for an Operations Manager at our manufacturing plant in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.
- The plant is a high-volume production facility, producing approx. 1 million units per day. We relying on a skilled workforce to ensure the optimum operation of our largely automated but traditional production lines.
- In this influential and challenging role you will lead, support and develop a team of over 40 mechanical and engineering colleagues across the production, technical and maintenance functions.
- In collaboration with other functions, you will play a key role in all aspects of the production process including safety, efficiency, product quality, and cost control.
- Your responsibilities will include overseeing all manufacturing areas, leading engineering projects, driving team development and continuous improvement activities.
- You will have a production mindset, be organised and be data and process quality driven.
- You will report directly to the Plant Manager and will be expected to deputise for them when they are off site.
Operations Manager – Person Requirements:
The ideal candidate must come from a fast paced manufacturing environment as an Operations Manager. You will also have the following skills, qualifications and experience:
- Have an engineering qualification such as HNC, HND or BEng
- Have a strong understanding of engineering principles
- Ideally come from the food production, packaging or other fast paced, FMCG environment
- Ideally have a SixSigma Qualification or strong understanding of LEAN Principles such as 5S, SPC etc
- Strong leadership and resilience, coupled with coaching and developing competence.
- Excellent communication skills at all business levels (fluency in English is compulsory).
- Drive and ambition for personal development and progression within the business.
This role would be suitable for a Production Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Factory Manager or Operations Manager
For more information please call Paul Gorton on 0161 976 3540.
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