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My client designs and manufactures highly-specialised, bespoke connectors, electrical umbilicals, cables and antennas designed for use in under-sea or harsh environments.

They offer a complete prototyping service, from design and manufacture to electrical and pressure testing.

They are seeking a Sales and Operations Manager to join them onsite on a permanent basis.

Job Purpose:

This role encompasses the direct management of all activities at the Great Yarmouth site with the exception of Design & Engineering functions, specifically; Sales, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Quality Control and Facilities / Health & Safety.
Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of production activities whilst ensuring targets for orders, delivery, quality and costs are met.

Identifying and implementing modern practices and systems to support business growth.
Ensuring that suitable trained resources, facilities and material are available to meet current and future business needs, working closely with the Business Manager and Design & Engineering Manager to achieve this key aim.

Experience and Skills:

-Although the role covers both Sales and Operations Management disciplines, experience with managing and developing manufacturing operations is the key aspect.
-Background within the subsea engineering environment, with connector manufacture and termination experience would be an advantage.
-Experience with MRP business systems, competent with MS Excel and Word.
-Lean methodologies and understanding of volume and jobbing/batch manufacturing methods.
-Ability to multitask and lead by example.
-Strong interpersonal and people management skills.
-Commercial and financial awareness.
-Flexible approach, adaptable and innovative outlook.
-Hands on experience and knowledge of manufacturing processes and products to support sales activities and face-to-face contact with customers.

Commutable from: Norfolk Great Yarmouth Norwich

This position is being advertised by the recruitment agency Stream.

Stream are experts in technical and commercial recruitment with a portfolio of jobs across Engineering, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Electronics, Automotive, FMCG and Business Support.