Operations Manager

Job Title: Operations Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 958643_1547552781
Contact Name: Mark Davis
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 15, 2019 11:46

Job Description

Job Role: Operations Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Defence/Aerospace
Location: Gloucestershire
Salary Expectations: Negotiable


Our client is an international defence contractor who provides a range of complex equipment across the globe. They are committed to producing and developing products that are fit for purpose and meet the need of demanding client base.


Head of Operations will report to the Operations Director and lead the successful implementation of the company's Operations activities in support of the growth objectives set out in the 5-year Strategic Plan. The candidate is also responsible for ensuring the delivery of products on time and to specification.


-Achieve product deliveries called for by the agreed master production schedule to time and quality standards.
-Ensure that the Operations department is fit for purpose with the right skills and processes to meet the above objective and to maintain all required accreditations.
-Provide expert support on manufacturability to the front end of the design process to ensure that when a product reaches -Operations it is capable of being built in a timely and effective manner.
-Recommend Just In Time, 5s and other appropriate initiatives to improve the performance of the Operations department and minimise unnecessary stock holdings.
-Drive rigorous make/buy decisions to ensure that we effectively leverage the supply chain to perform non-core tasks.
-Develop a forward-looking plan for the future of the Operations department to include layout, staffing and flow based around forecast 5-year order intake from the Strategic Plan.
-Ensure compliance with all regulatory and customer approvals and ensure that your Department conforms to all applicable laws, guidelines, regulations and appropriate quality standards.
-Contribute to the production and agreement of the annual budget and manage the resources at your disposal to meet or exceeded these; report monthly on potential risks and opportunities.
Through participation in reviews, meetings and communications with your team, provide control, leadership and motivation to all direct reports, maintain discipline and improve employee relations.
-Develop and train staff to improve their abilities and to enable change.
-Maintain regular and pro-active communication with other members of the Controls Management Team to fully meet requirements for business resource planning.
-Attend regular reviews with the Managing Director and Senior Management Team and report the current and future opportunities for the business.

For more information regarding this role please call Mark Davis on 01453 829529 or to make an application send a CV .

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy. Omega Resource Group is a technical and engineering specialist agency and we also recruit for Operations managers, Operations Engineers, Head of Operations, Operations Director, manufacturing Managers, Production Managers and Production Directors

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.