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Head of Operations

Recruiter: Michael Page
Location: Nottingham
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000
Application date: 1st May 2024

About Our Client
Our client is a well-established manufacturer in the Nottingham area with a turnover of c. £15 million and high growth potential due to an impressive customer portfolio within the retail and hospitality sector. They are known for their commitment to delivering both simple one-off products and complex turnkey projects.

Job Description
As Head of Operations, you will;

Oversee and manage all aspects of the manufacturing, procurement, logistics and supply chain operation, ensuring efficient and timely production and delivery, and a safe and healthy workplace.
Develop and implement operational strategies and processes to ensure maximum productivity, quality, and cost-effectiveness. As part of this, drive a CI mindset across operations and ensure adoption of best practice lean principles, tools, and behaviours.
Ensure a proactive approach to people and material management and machinery performance and maintenance.
Implement quality control measures to upgrade their ability to deliver products and achieve OTIF.
Contribute to the development and execution of the company’s strategic plan, with a focus on scaling operations to support profitable growth.
Provide hands-on, agile leadership and coaching of a cross-functional team, fostering a culture of excellence, teamwork, and CI.

The Successful Applicant
Our client is seeking an experienced, emotionally intelligent leader who can transition the company from a hands-on operation owner managed to a structured and process-led environment which can support a larger and more complex business.

In addition, the successful candidate for this Head of Operations role will have;

Proven experience in senior operations management roles, gained within a bespoke/assembly environment.
Proven experience of leading, inspiring, and managing a multifaceted manufacturing and supply chain operation.
Outstanding communication and team building skills, alongside effective stakeholder management skills across all levels.
Agility in knowing when to step in and roll sleeves up when required, whilst building the capability beneath
Solid financial acumen and strategic thinking.
Demonstrable experience in transformation including. improving the efficiency and effectiveness of operations, the overall culture and teamwork .
Ability to problem solve – “think on your feet”.
Quality control – adherence to plan and right first time (TQM).
Decisive with strong analytical & problem-solving skills.
ERP implementation/integration experience.

What’s on Offer
The successful candidate will be offered a competitive package subject to experience and profile, including a quasi equity based Long Term Incentive Scheme.

This is a truly unique opportunity to join and quickly progress within a high-growth company, with the potential to develop into a director level position with full equity (based on performance).

You will be required on-site 5 days per week.

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