Operations Manager

Manufacturing and Production

Job description

Our client has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Operations Manager to take charge of their Manufacturing facility. The incredibly hands on role consists of managing the daily production, forecasting stock requirements, managing your team to ensure production targets are met along with ensuring all Health & Safety requirements are exceeded. You will form part of the management team and work closely with the Office Manager & Stores Supervisor to ensure production runs smoothly through the business, this will be a fairly physical role with you being required to be hands on - assisting in all areas of the business on a regular basis.

What are we looking for? An innovator, an executor of process, a manufacturing expert, a leader through example, we are looking for an Operations Manager who knows the balance between people and productivity.

What do you bring to the role? Leading operational excellence, you will drive operational strategic initiatives. Your ability to build relationships at all levels, challenge ideas and influence will be your strengths as will your exceptional analytical skills and leading and managing people to ensure operational objectives are achieved. You have a cool head, a clear concise communication style and have mastered the art of problem solving - both people and process! You're looking to apply your well-honed manufacturing & productions skills in a new environment!

You must have

  • Current OSH fork hoist licence with experience necessary
  • Proven experience as a people orientated change maker
  • Excellent communication & core soft skills
  • A working practical knowledge of branch & manufacturing operations
  • Min 3 years' experience in a production supervisory role
  • Be looking to take the next step up the ladder in your career
  • Pass pre-employment drug testing and criminal history check
  • Be prepared to work alongside your team on a daily basis
  • Be able to operate hand & power tools (namely skill saw/chainsaw)
  • Be practical with excellent handyman skills
  • Able to do heavy work
  • Good computer skills
  • Prepared to do what it takes to add value to the business
  • Excellent Numeracy & literacy

    If you meet the criteria then don't delay, APPLY NOW with a current CV and two verbal references - role will have a late January start