Operations Manager

£70,000 – £100,000
  • £70,000 – £100,000 basic salary
  • Site based – UK

Are you a skilled and experienced operations professional looking for an exciting leadership opportunity in the building product manufacturing sector? Are you passionate about driving operational excellence, optimising processes, and achieving business objectives? We have the perfect role for you!

Company Overview:

My client is a well-established building product manufacturing company, recognised for their commitment to quality and innovation. With a strong foothold in the industry, they strive to deliver exceptional products and services to their customers. As they continue to grow, they are seeking a dynamic and results-oriented Operations Manager to join their team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage daily operations within the building product manufacturing facility, ensuring efficient and smooth production processes.
  • Develop and implement operational strategies to enhance productivity, reduce costs, and improve overall performance.
  • Lead and inspire a diverse team, providing guidance, coaching, and mentorship to achieve operational goals.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional departments, including production, procurement, quality assurance, and logistics, to streamline operations and ensure seamless coordination.
  • Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and implement continuous improvement initiatives to optimise operational efficiency and meet targets.
  • Implement and enforce safety protocols and regulations to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with suppliers and subcontractors, ensuring timely and high-quality deliveries of materials and services.
  • Conduct regular audits and inspections to ensure compliance with quality standards, product specifications, and industry regulations.
  • Prepare operational reports, analyse data, and present insights and recommendations to senior management.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, technological advancements, and best practices related to building product manufacturing.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in operations management, Engineering, or a related field. A master’s degree is advantageous.
  • Proven experience in operations management within the building product manufacturing sector or a similar industry.
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes, quality control, and supply chain management.
  • Excellent leadership and team-building skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire others to achieve operational excellence.
  • Sound understanding of financial principles and the ability to manage budgets effectively.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret data, identify trends, and make data-driven decisions.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with the capacity to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across different levels of the organisation.
  • Familiarity with relevant regulations, safety standards, and industry certifications.
  • Proficient in using ERP systems and other operational software.

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Contact Kathryn Oxley directly, or call the Mercury Hampton office on 01925 937 311.

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