Manufacturing Operations Manager | Hastings

Job for Manufacturing Operations Manager in Sussex
Posted 3 weeks ago

A Manufacturing Operations Manager is required for a major manufacturing company based in Hastings East Sussex. As a key member of the senior leadership team, you will be responsible for delivering results across your business areas, while implement lean manufacturing initiatives. Along with a strong starting salary and good benefit package this position is your opportunity to be an integral part of a growing Hi-Tech manufacturing business.

Your duties as Manufacturing Operations Manager will include:

• Responsibility for the daily operations of production and manufacturing, engineering, supply chain, Stock, and facilities
• Deliver word class operational performance through the effective application of methodologies, systems, and processes across manufacturing, inventory, and supply chain
• Ensure new product introduction (NPI) is implemented smoothly and cost effectively
• Promoted the effective use of MRP systems, Six Sigma and Lean methodologies
• Provide and deliver continuous improvement plans by looking at the operational performance and resources of the business
• Be responsible for maintaining and leading initiatives to improve quality and lean manufacturing
• Ensuring a profitable and highly effective manufacturing site delivering exceptional product and the highest possible level of quality
• Enhance and promote cultural and business alignment within the company providing clear expectations and performance criteria across all areas
• Collaborate closely with senior management and produce reports on company operations and performance against strategic objectives
• Responsible for Health and Safety on the site.

You will be looking to take ownership of the manufacturing operations with multiple sites and direct staff numbering over 45+. You will be able to provide leadership for a site producing a range of diverse products which are high tech in nature. Manufacturing techniques are diverse including both production lines and assembly and sub-assembly of products.

You will be able to analysis production lines using modern techniques (i.e., Lean, Six Sigma, 5S, Kaizen, Kanban) and be able to implement change to optimise performance. You will be confident, commercially astute, focused on the delivery of continuous improvements. You will be able to deliver results in a low to medium volume, medium to high value, technically focused manufacturing business. You will relish the opportunity to deliver change as the company promotes a supportive environment. Which is open to new ideas such as lean initiatives (i.e., Six Sigma, Kaizen, Kanban) and manufacturing effectiveness.

If you are ready for you next challenge and want to be part of this growing international business. You can apply for this outstanding Manufacturing Operations Manager role by contacting Kevin McHugh at Senex Recruitment on 01424 211872.

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