Title Operations Manager (Ref: 17165)
Categories Manufacturing
Salary c.£60k + benefits
Location Wiltshire
Job Information

Operations Manager
Ref: 17165

Manufactured Goods
Wiltshire
c.£60k + benefits

Our client (t/o c£7m) is a privately owned business that manufactures a range of products which address a number of quite diverse and niche markets.

This is a key role in the leadership team reporting to the MD and has responsibility for all aspects of manufacturing and supply of goods from two (currently) factory locations.

The Role:

  • Carry out a root and branch review of all existing manufacturing and logistics activity making such recommendations as you feel are necessary in order to achieve output and profit objectives.
  • Examine the benefits that could accrue to the business by consolidating production activity from two to a single site.
  • Develop and manage staff in a manner that creates a collaborative workplace culture.

    The Candidate:

  • Minimum 5 years experience managing operations within a business making bespoke products on a batch production basis.
  • Can demonstrate a track record of successfully introducing lean principles of manufacturing, general cost reduction and change management.
  • Strong focus on staff motivation and development.
  • Excellent communication skills. Prepared to challenge the status quo.
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