Operations Manager

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Vacancy summary

Vacancy summary

Reference: 03064

Job Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 11 August 2016

Our client, a leading manufacturer of scientific equipment, is looking for an Operations Manager to join their UK office near Bromley. Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will be focused on ensuring the smooth and effective running of the operations department, maintaining high quality throughout the supply chain through a variety of key objectives such as; formulating and implementing operations strategy, driving savings in procurement and implementing lean principles in manufacturing and inventory management. In addition to the above key objectives, the main focus of the Operations Manager will be to formulate and implement operations strategy, leading the company’s manufacturing and operations team in achieving operational objectives. The development and maintenance of business information systems to improve delivery and inventory turnover, and to minimise obsolete and excess stock will also be expected of the successful candidate. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrable drive and successful experience with continuous improvement processes, setting KPI’s and effectively managing staff at a senior level within an organisation. Good working experience of across the board SAP knowledge is necessary for this role, whilst Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma training and accreditation is preferred. Excellent communications skills and the ability to promote a culture of environmental awareness are key expectations of this position, whilst overseeing plant, building and site maintenance is required. It will also be expected that the ideal candidate will be confident in reviewing and analysing operational performance measurements and trends, and in turn translating those into operational and personal objectives. In return, the client is offering a competitive salary, an attractive bonus potential and family healthcare scheme, and the chance to become part of a leading global brand. To find out further information, or to apply for this position, please submit your CV via this website today. Park Street People Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and complies with all relevant UK legislation. We are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this role. Due to high volumes of applications for this particular opportunity, only successful candidates will be contacted. (Key words: Operations Manager, SAP, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Staff Management, Continuous Improvement, Quality Assurance, Health and Safety)

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