Operations Manager

Nivel cariera

Executive (>10 ani)

Limbi vorbite




Main Responsibilities 

Oversee manufacturing activities in pursuit of the following:

  • Achievement of quality standards

  •  Support master production scheduling (MPS) and daily build plans to meet the above

  •  Develop and continually improve factory floor layout to maximise space and flow and minimise handling and transportation.

  • Headcount review/planning based on  MPS

  • Provide continual business communication across the department via appropriate channels to achieve main objectives above. 

Oversee Product Engineering and R & D department activities in pursuit of the following:-

  • Pursuit and maintenance of company strategy in accordance with business plan

  • Development of custom applications in response to sales enquiries

  • Development of new and improved standard products for inclusion in the catalogue

  • Define/development of new technologies, materials and engineering processes

  • Multi-functional product management of the above to ensure timely introduction into the business

  • Continual improvement activities above to improve the processes above and in pursuit of lean manufacturing 

Oversee Production Engineering/Toolroom department activities in pursuit of the following:

  • Development of tooling for custom applications in response to sales enquiries

  •  Continual improvement activities to improve standards above and in pursuit of lean manufacturing

  • Tooling capacity planning via MPS and factory floor layout

  • Automation planning based on MPS and business objectives 

Oversee facilities department activities in pursuit of the following:

  • Maintenance of the fabric and services of the building

  • Adherence to required legislative/insurance/corporate/ H & S and environmental standards

  • Ensure facilities support to achieve production requirements

  • Communication of H & S issues

  • Support occupational health program and initiatives

Responsibility for manufacturing, product engineering, research and development, production engineering, toolroom and facilities.

Responsible to Business Unit President.


Qualifications Required 

  • Degree in Engineering, Physics or related subject

  • Five years experience in a similar environment with a track record of bringing projects to a successful completion

  • Good man-management and organisational skills, evidenced in career progression to date


Preferred Experience

  •  Automotive within a QS9000/TS16949 environment

  •  Implementation of continuous improvement projects

  •  Certificate/Diploma in Management Studies/MBA