Role details

Head of Operations

Bristol   •   £65,000 - £70,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Global manufacturing business
  • Aerospace sector

About Our Client

Our business are a global manufacturing business that produce products for the aerospace sector. Based in Bristol they are looking for an experienced Head of Operations to join their busy team.

Job Description

  • Develop and implement Manufacturing Strategy focused on process improvement and best in class manufacturing processes to exceed customer expectations, developing a business fit for the future

  • Focus on performance improvement by using the skills, talent and creativity of all employees within the business to drive competitiveness and growth
  • Develop a stable, process focused organisation that safely delivers every time for the customer
  • Make safety the number one priority, ensuring everyone plays their part in a safe operation
  • Champion a Lean and Continuous Improvement culture ensuring all value streams embrace it to deliver benefit to the business
  • Embrace new technology and use it to deliver benefits to the business
  • Act as part of the senior leadership team to gain and influence resources required to support the business
  • Work as part of the senior leadership team to ensure that all business objectives are met. Develop strong collaborative relationships to deliver the best opportunities for the business and individuals to develop
  • Develop strong co-operative customer relationships

  • Drive performance improvement through operations focusing on achieved 100% on time delivery (internal and external) and a route map to zero non-conformance
  • Deliver customer metrics including Deliver Schedule Adherence and Quality metrics to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Ensure that new programmes are clearly mapped, managing the transition to production in a timely manner
  • Focus on making the business cost competitive to support the delivery of new work across the business
  • Ensure that robust planning is in place to support the manufacturing business to be able to meet their customer expectations
  • Lead the logistics function to deliver a timely and professional service to internal and external customers
  • To lead estates and facilities activity including building capital projects, building internal maintenance and development
  • Ensure the performance of supplied services such as facilities maintenance including cleaning are adequately managed and agreed performance targets are met
  • Lead the services activities to ensure that machine maintenance is planned and organised to meet the operational performance targets, to achieve first class machine tool capabilities, to manage support services, including outsourced contracts, and to deliver continuous improvement

The Successful Applicant

Successful Head of Operations will have:

  • Experience within the aerospace sector
  • Proven track record of running an successful operation within manufacturing
  • Strong on Lean/CI
  • Worked at a senior management level for at least 3 years
  • Degree qualified or equivalent

What's on Offer

£65,000 - £70,000 + bonus, car allowance, pension, health care

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