Interim Operations Manager

Interim Operations Manager

Clevedon

Salary DOE

The Candidate


  • Experienced in implementing lean manufacturing, specifically cellular manufacturing of hand assembled products
  • Demonstration of continuous improvement
  • Experience of QRQC a bonus
  • Good command of spoken and written English.
  • Able to communicate and discuss manufacturing matters with specialists across manufacturing sites
  • Able to summarise information and communicate clearly to others
  • Able to manage programs/projects at an operational level.
  • Driving accountability for performance into the organisation
  • Mentoring and Coaching skills for first line managers
  • Demonstrable record of setting and achieving superior goals for both self and others.
    Bachelors or Masters degree in relevant subject (Engineering, Manufacturing Systems, Science)
  • Demonstrate successful leadership of manufacturing method & systems improvement projects
  • Broad functional & managerial experience
  • 10 years working in a relevant manufacturing environment with at least 5 years project & man management experience, ideally in a multi-national environment

The Role


  • To run the operational aspects of the business to achieve SQDC measures.

    With specific focus on delivering a ramp up in production, energising and empowering the team and significantly improving the adherence to plan.
  • The role focuses on productivity improvement and cost reduction with team members and cross-functional teams within operations.

    The job holder manages all production operations in Clevedon.
  • To manage the day to day operational activities through the Cell Manager and other support personnel, achieved via the development of relevant manufacturing expenditure, capital and cost reduction budgets, ensuring processes are in place to minimise production variances.
  • To manage resources to exceed performance in terms of output, service levels, product availability, cost and response to meet the commercial objectives of the business.
  • Establish, in agreement with the Snr Manager, improvement targets, developing and implementing action plans to achieve continuous improvement in all key areas of responsibility.
  • To play a leading role in the implementation of strategies aimed at improvements in manufacturing to achieve cost reduction, quality improvement and systems development, including the development of manpower capability and the provision of opportunities for the advancement of personnel
  • Manage the Materials group to minimise the total cost of purchasing and stock holding whilst maximising customer service levels.
  • Ensure compliance of the Operation with all procedures governing Product Quality and Safety through management review and action ensuring the requirements of statutory legislation are met, particularly the Health and Safety at work Act 1974 so as to maintain the provision of a safe working environment and the requirements of the ISO9000 and ISO1400 quality system are met.
  • To create and maintain effective training and development.
  • To implement/develop career succession and development plans which reflect a full business perspective.
  • To ensure that manufacturing engineering organisational structure reflects best business practice.
  • To ensure that the requirements of the Company’s Environment, Health and Safety Policy are achieved in the areas that are under direct control.
  • Demonstrate visible leadership on all aspects of Quality and Safety
  • Champion customer focused quality in a continuous improvement environment.

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Many Thanks



  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: Market related
  • Location: Clevedon, Somerset, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: PROMAN
  • Contact: Ryan Taylor
  • Tel: 0161 746 3311
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 0000579575
  • Posted: 2021-08-12 10:18:18 -

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