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Head of Manufacturing Operations

Recruiter: Michael Page
Location: International
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000
Application date: 24th Aug 2022

About Our Client
Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing are working in partnership with a market-leading manufacturing business who use technological solutions to produce a unique product range for their global customer base.They are currently looking for an Operations Manager for their North Lincolnshire facility. This brilliant opportunity comes after internal progressions within the business and so they are looking to add to the senior leadership team with a passionate, experienced and driven individual to help push the business forward.Looking after an operational team of c.80, this role will suit strategic individuals who can juggle several priorities in a fast paced, project led manufacturing environment.

Job Description
The Operations Manager will form part of the senior leadership team of this impressive, world-wide manufacturing business and will have full responsibility for all manufacturing operations including production, maintenance, quality and H&S.Reporting directly into the General Manager, you will be tasked with leading and developing a culture of success through a team of 3 direct reports, and a wider team of 80+.Other day to day responsibilities will include:

Developing the wider team through coaching and mentoring of Production Managers, Shift Leaders and Operatives across different departments
Ensuring customer satisfaction is at the forefront of operational decisions
Leading and directing continuous improvement projects to achieve strategic and operational business goals
Driving OEE, OTIF and other operational targets
Standardising working methods across multi-skilled departments
Utilising data to analyse operational performance of production machinery, identifying issues and planning corrective actions
Promote a positive safety-first culture across all manufacturing operations

The Successful Applicant
Successful candidates will have a strong operational background in a project led manufacturing environment and a proven ability in leading and developing teams.You will also possess:

Demonstratable understanding of CI Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing principles
Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills
Ability to learn quickly and adapt to new situations
Capability to influence people at all levels of the business
Proven track record of problem solving
5 years’ experience in a managerial role is preferred

What’s on Offer
£55,000 – £65,000, depending upon experience
Up to 10% performance related bonus
37 holiday days (inc. statutory), competitive pension and other soft benefits

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