Operations Manager

Operations Manager

Job Overview

Birmingham, England
Job Type
Full Time
£50,000 - £55,000 Per Year
Date Posted
7 days ago

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Job Description

You have the chance to join a well-established company that are growing from strength to strength as a result of further investment & expansion. As the Operations Manager, you will be supporting them in driving site efficiency & leading your team in consistent product delivery.

Client Details

This leading company are committed to ensuring they consistently meet customer expectations & deliver against their targets. As the Operations Manager you will be an instrumental part of this team as they continue to improve their site operations. You have the opportunity to add value to the & engineering departments, ensuring they continue to develop their efficiency ethos. This business focuses on succession planning, so this role has the potential to develop into a General Manager position.


This is a great opportunity to join a business on the up & impact the future of a site. This Operations Manager role is a demanding but rewarding one, giving you the remit to have a level of autonomy, problem solve & develop your own team. You will develop & lead the site production & engineering teams in the delivery of an effective and efficient operation in line with the business requirements.

Key Responsibilities

To manage, develop & lead the production & engineering teams on site.
To manage an efficient shift in line with KPI &budgetary targets.
To ensure the site production team complies with all Company standards when working (Health and Safety, hygiene, etc).
Works with the senior leadership to ensure continuous improvement plans are in place to drive annual improvements.
Ensure regular performance reviews are in place for them.
Understand customer needs and ensures delivery of product on time and to the correct standards for each customer. (OTIF).
Ensure quality standards are maintained in all production areas and appropriate paperwork completed and signed-off.
Takes responsibility and accountability for resolving all production issues on site; escalating to the senior management as required.
Support the General Manager in developing & implementing a strategic plan, as well as well as deputising in their absence.
Take collective responsibility for the production & engineering teams, promoting a collaborative environment to deliver results.
Understand the KPIs for business & individual departments team, focus teams on delivering & maximising productivity.
Makes effective use of all equipment through planning and effective use of labour.
Ensure accurate recording of all KPIs & that all necessary paperwork is completed and signed off on a shift/daily/weekly basis.
Motivate production team and ensure effective communication at all levels.
Regular performance reviews to be held with direct reports and their teams; coaching them and ensures effective development plans are in place.
Review plant performance with the site engineering team & ensure that all equipment is working to the appropriate targets.
Ensure any engineering maintenance activity is managed in line with production demands.
Analyse KPIs/site performance, making recommendations on trends, improvement and corrective actions in order to work towards operational excellence


A Production/Operations Manager with experience managing a team in a fast paced but variable manufacturing unit.

You will also have:

Proven management capability
Lean manufacturing knowledge & be passionate about driving improvements
A proven track record working to OTIF & other KPI metrics
HSE awareness
Ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external customersJob Offer

Circa £50,000 - £55,000 + Additional Benefits


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