Operations Manager

Washington Permanent
  • An unrivaled opportunity for Operations leaders in the North East
  • A growing business internationally backed

About Our Client

Our client is a multinational, market leading fast paced manufacturing company based near Gateshead. They employ over 10,000 individuals globally and are recognised for their commitment to innovation and quality of their products.

Job Description

Reporting into the Plant Manager, the Operations Manager will sit as part of the SLT with responsibility for production, planning and warehousing. Via a management team of 7 (200 heads in total) you will be responsible for all operational metrics and site output across a 24/7 operation.

  • Manage daily operations ensuring key production metrics are hit.
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve operational efficiency.
  • Integrate new manufacturing processes as the organisation continue to integrate the supply chain into the Gateshead facility.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Collaborate with other departments to align operational goals.
  • Manage resources effectively to meet production targets.
  • Foster a positive a high performance culture.

The Successful Applicant

The successful Operations Manager will posses the following:

  • Demonstrable experience leading the production function in a large fast paced manufacturing organisation.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and lead a team.
  • Excellent lean skills with a analytical, data led approach.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary and package
  • The chance to work in a challenging, rewarding and market leading organisation
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • A vibrant company culture that values teamwork and innovation.

Will Eisenberg
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+44 114 263 6027

Job summary

Job function
Engineering & Manufacturing
Operations Management
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Will Eisenberg
Consultant phone
+44 114 263 6027
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