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Operations Manager (Director Designate) - Derwent Valley

Engineering - Mechanical - Engineering & Technical
Ref: 4366 Date Posted: Monday 14 Jan 2019
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Our Client, based in Stanley, County Durham is a successful division of a larger group involved in the manufacture of parts for a wide variety of customers and products across different sectors.  They are looking to recruit an Operations Manager (Director Designate) on a permanent basis to join the team due to an impending retirement. 


The Job:


•             Reporting to the Managing Director

•             Daily management of manufacturing, maintenance, quality, purchasing and engineering.

•             Team leadership

•             Ensure that quality and maintenance programs are adhered to

•             Develop and ensure H&S procedures are followed

•             Process improvements

•             Ensure KPIs are monitored and achieved

•             Supplier, contractor and senior management liaison

•             Manage operations and sub-contract services

•             Undertake team training and development


The Person:


•             It is essential that you have experience of the above in a medium sized manufacturing business at a senior level

•             A management qualification as well as an HNC or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering are desirable

•             Proven leadership skills

•             Have the motivation and drive to manage a team

•             Able to negotiate and building relationships both externally and internally

•             Able to identify and drive improvement processes

•             Have excellent IT, report writing and budget control skills


In return the company are offering an attractive salary and benefits package including company car/allowance, bonus, life assurance, contribution pension scheme and 25 days holiday.  There is also the opportunity to progress within the business.