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  • Location
    Peterborough
  • Category
    Management

Operations Manager / Director

Desirable package to be discussed at application

About the role

We are currently looking for an Operations Manager to provide visible and effective leadership across the operation for an ambitious and collaborative forward-thinking business. Based in Peterborough you will be working in a fast-paced environment overlooking and maximising the efficiency of holiday lodge production for an industry leading brand. You will be an excellent hands-on leader with experience in building, leading and developing a high-performing, successful manufacturing team. You will enjoy working for a business that is open to ideas and opportunities to allow a company and individuals to grow. You will be passionate, supportive, creative and enjoying working in a successful and collaborative environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrable hands-on manufacturing leadership experience in a range of modern manufacturing environments to ground breaking standards unique to high end lodge/ modular development
  • Set & improve site standards and increase efficiency
  • Ensure Quality and Technical standards are embedded throughout
  • Be involved in the development and refinement of a continuous improvement culture and work ethic and ideally have developed different strategies for different growth stages of manufacturing business
  • Lead all aspects of Operations to ensure that key indicators are all in control and continually improving
  • Lead Communications internally within the Business from a Senior Management perspective
  • Ensure resource and capability to deliver the schedule efficiently is in place
  • Accountable for the safety, quality, cost and efficiency of the facility
  • Generation and ownership of cost to budgets
  • Evaluate progress and provides appropriately detailed reports as required
  • Provide advice and guidance to coach and develop other employees

Role Requirements:

  • Champions safe working practice sand ensures compliance
  • Ensures that all projects are manufactured to schedule and to specification.
  • Applies best practice in manufacturing to drive improvements in quality, cost and efficiency
  • Advocate for innovation and creative problem solving.
  • Is a strong role model and actively promotes collaboration
  • Excellent communicator and negotiator

Experience:

Essential:

  • Proven experience as an Operations Manager
  • Previous leadership experience
  • Used to working with Engineering and construction methodologies
  • In depth understanding of Modern manufacturing practices (Lean, 5S, VSM, etc.)
  • People management experience
  • Familiar with making representations to external stakeholders such as investors

Desirable:

  • Leadership role with a modular manufacturer

Required Qualifications:

Essential:

  • GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths

Desirable:

  • Relevant degree in Manufacturing/Engineering field
  • Professional Qualifications in industry specific subject areas

If you have the skills and experience required, and looking for an opportunity to join a forward thinking business and have the passion to play an integral part of the future growth of a exciting business and also looking for progression to director level please contact us for further information

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