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Head of Operations

Recruiter: Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Location: Northamptonshire
Salary: Negotiable
Application date: 9th Jul 2019

My client is a niche plastic injection and rubber moulding manufacturer with an enviable reputation in their market. Supplying quality products on a tier one basis, they work with global customers through the General Manufacturing and Automotive market. They are looking to recruit a forward-thinking Head of Operations to define and deliver a sound operational strategic vision, drive excellence and to lead as a true figurehead within the business.

Your duties & responsibilities will include the following:

Define, implement and sustain a cost effective and appropriate operating model
Ensuring that production culture, processes, equipment, facilities and the working environment are all conducive to delivering high quality products
You’ll ensure that non-value-added activity is reduced in all manufacturing processes by using lean techniques
Promoting a culture of high employee engagement and motivation
Be able to delegate efficiently
Deliver operational KPIs whilst simultaneously further developing a culture of continuous improvement that demonstrate their value to the business
Leading by example, managing, training and developing people
Suggest innovative ideas to the board on improvements that can lead to greater efficiency and business growth

We are looking for the following:

A dynamic leader who has experience of leading Operations within a fast-paced manufacturing environment
Your knowledge through management and operations should include Design, Engineering, Production, Planning & Supply Chain
A thorough understanding of modern lean manufacturing principles, evidenced by a track record of OTIF delivery and outstanding quality
The ability to engage the team by introducing effective visual management systems and meaningful KPIs
Significant people management and leadership experience with a real passion for coaching, training and mentoring
A driven individual who is comfortable working across all levels of the business in order to make things happen

This will be a challenging and rewarding opportunity to join an ambitious company during a period of growth and change. As a member of the senior management team you will play a leading role in shaping the future direction of the business and developing a sustainable culture of continuous improvement.

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