Operations Manager

Job Reference: WM-1534

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: £45,000-£50,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


Car Allowance, Private Health, Pension

Relevant Job Titles:

Manufacturing Manager, Operations Manager, Site Manager, Moulding Manager, Production Manager, Factory Manager

Responsibility for the site operations to include:

  • Full responsibility for the manufacturing standards and output of the production site.
  • Full responsibility for customer order fulfilment from the production site. Including reviewing forecasts, orders and ensuring production planning to meet this demand
  • Full responsibility for reviewing site workload and resources accordingly to meet demand and to flex to required site production outputs.
  • Responsible for ensuring the quality production at the site is of a high standard, ensuring necessary quality processes and procedures are followed and working with the Quality team as required when complaint and improvement actions are required.
  • Responsible for ensuring logistics processes and procedures are followed within the site and working with the Customer Service and Logistics team as required and where improvements are to be implemented.
  • Responsible for ensuring adherence to and the promotion of Environment, Health and Safety processes and procedures for the site. Working with the EHSQ team as required.
  • Responsible for ensuring HR processes and procedures are followed and working with the HR Management team as required.
  • Monthly reporting of KPI’s to Operations Director
  • Full understanding of the customer, stock and delivery requirements specific to the Factory.
  • Identify and Manage Factory Improvement projects for the company.
  • Identify, with Factory Manager, factory improvement projects, infrastructure/building requirements and other non-technical improvements required for the site and implementing with necessary authorization.
  • Any other task deemed reasonable for the role
  • A degree or equivalent in an Engineering discipline

Key Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge of injection moulding processes, tooling, and industrialisation
  • Previous Managerial experience
  • Leadership and development of staff in key positions
  • Good personal skills and a flexible approach to management
  • Experience of working in high volume injection moulding / assembly environment
  • A logical and methodical approach with good analytical and practical skills
  • IOSH or equivalent Managing Safely

Training may be given in the following areas:

  • 8D Problem solving