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Operations Leader Full Time

at Michael Page UK in London (Published at 03-04-2020)

Bullet points

  • Operations Leader

  • Excellent long term career opportunity

About Our Client

My client is a small to medium sized specialist plastic extrusion company with manufacturing facilities on the South Coast, UK and North America. They are a niche manufacturing business and experts in their specialist manufacturing materials technology supplying into manufacturing businesses worldwide. Reporting into the Managing Director the Operations Director will be part of the Senior Leadership Team with responsibility for all aspects of manufacturing.

Job Description

  • Ongoing contribution to defining company strategy and converting company strategy into manufacturing strategy.
  • Provide leadership to the production team, (currently 20 staff), providing effective mentoring and development of Team Leaders managing the day to day UK manufacturing operations.

  • Implementation and delivery of KPIs and performance management initiative across the operations function.
  • Develop manufacturing budget, reporting on budget, and maximising efficiency of CapEx projects.

  • Ensure manufacturing operations and purchasing are completed on time and to the required quality, ensuring resilient supply chain and achieving value from purchasing.

  • Lead for continuous improvement initiatives focused on increasing gross margin, reducing waste, improving quality, reducing lead time and improving overall customer service.

The Successful Applicant

  • Senior Production or Operations leader within a similar manufacturing environment.
  • Manufacturing / engineering degree qualified.
  • Strong leader of operational staff able to embed changes quickly and ability to manage a variety of cross-functional team members
  • Capable at developing KPIs and action plans
  • Technical production background.
  • Good understanding of quality requirements & procedures.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and the tools associated.
  • Competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making
  • Hands on/can do attitude

What's on Offer

Highly competitive package on offer for the successful candidate

Andrew Ward
Quote job ref: 14092359
+44 7552000797

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