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Head of Operations

Recruiter: Michael Page
Location: Bridgend
Application date: 30th Jun 2022

About Our Client
My client are growing manufacturing company based on the outskirts of Bridgend.

Job Description
As the Head of Operations you will be responsible for the direct management of the Production Team, including; Engineering, Toolroom, Planning and Repack operations, you will provide guidance and leadership to ensure effective operations and service are maintained. Working closely with the Head of Supply Chain & Logistics you will look to ensure effective communication and working relationships are established and maintained to drive the business to deliver against key business requirements.

Overall responsibility for all aspects of the Operations & Production functions
Develop and drive the company’s operations strategy to support 98% OTIF target and budget
Look to improve productivity, efficiency, environmental impact and reduce costs while ensuring that high quality products are produced that meet required standards
Review and implement processes, procedures and tools which add value by reducing costs, mitigating risk and improving service through effective management
Responsible for overseeing the leadership and management of the day-to-day Production, Engineering, Toolmaking & maintenance, Planning and Repack operations of the business, ensuring the functions are running efficiently
Developing, implementing, monitoring, and reporting on operations KPIs to evaluate and achieve efficiency and performance (including real time metrics data collection and updating throughout shifts), and analysing data to inform future strategy and approaches
Support the implementation of new systems, processes and infrastructure change to increase efficiency and maximise performance
Managing resource; labour & overheads, to ensure maximum output and efficiency whilst controlling costs
Performance measurement and management
Continuous team and individual learning and development, including training, supporting, and coaching individuals in line with company People Strategy
Creating and embedding a customer-centric team culture, which is committed to a quality, continuous improvement, environmentally aware and safety-first mindset
Look to drive a culture of continuous improvement, collaboration and innovation, with an emphasis on embracing technology to maximise efficiency
Ensuring compliance with all Health & Safety requirements and policies

The Successful Applicant
As the Head of Operations you will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

Ideally degree qualified or equivalent in an engineering discipline
Proven experience in a senior management role
Experience of managing teams within a faced paced and complex environment
Manufacturing Operational background with demonstrable experience in a senior role with experience of strategy development, hands-on operational delivery and budgetary responsibility
Change management – experience of innovating to improve performance and implementing and embedding change in line with continuous improvement
Ability to successfully evaluate operational performance and take an analytical and data driven approach to operational processes to further scale the business

What’s on Offer
Excellent salary, pension, bonus, health care and 25 days holiday

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