Title Head of Operations (Ref: 17128)
Categories Workplace Solutions
Salary c. £75k + Benefits
Location Wiltshire
Job Information

Head of Operations
Ref:    17128

Workplace Solutions
M4 Corridor                                                                
c. £75k + Benefits

Our client is a privately owned business which enjoys a unique position within its industry sector, having its own manufacturing in the UK and Far East as well as a global distribution network. The workplace solutions business unit (t/o c£20m) services the needs of the professional trade and OEM/ODM clients with custom built products that are both innovative and cost-saving.

This is a key role in the leadership team reporting to the Managing Director.

The Role:

  • Provide operational leadership on site, with this covering production, purchasing, quality, H&S and logistics, with the goal of maximising efficiency and optimising production levels.
  • Lead a proactive plan to develop and maintain capable direct and indirect operational resource levels that are sufficient to meet the needs of customer commitments.
  • Introduce LEAN manufacturing concepts that can add value to the business where appropriate.
  • Lead a High Quality culture via effective QC & Assurance techniques, processes and policy.
  • Ensure a suitable materials supply chain is in place to support the business from a service, cost, quality and risk management perspective.
  • Coach and lead an enthusiastic team and develop a collaborative workplace culture.

    The Candidate:

  • Engineering graduate who can demonstrate successful application of LEAN principles and continuous improvement in a fast moving manufacturing environment.
  • Proven skills in project management alongside a high level of numeracy to accurately measure performance against KPIs.
  • Able to multitask and deal with ambiguity.
  • Results-orientated and able to inspire a team.
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