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£75000 - £100000 pa+ DOE + benefits

Job Ref: 32617

Automation and Robotics

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Operations Manager

An Operations Manager is required to lead operations for the UK office of a multinational warehouse automation manufacturer and integration company. The company is rapidly expanding and requires an experienced senior operations manager to drive operational excellence.

This is a critical position to help build a robust operational team to follow strict processes and procedures to effectively deliver high value automation projects.

The position of Operations Manager will include:

  • Lead and supervise day-to-day operations within the engineering office and offsite teams.
  • Implement robust policies and procedures and ensure these are followed with consistency.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams, including engineering, manufacturing, finance, administration and sales.
  • Review processes periodically and implement appropriate changes to drive greater efficiency.
  • Work with Managing Director to monitor head count resource to ensure operational and engineering teams are established to meet the project and operational demands.
  • Implement effective communication and reporting and ensure escalated issues and suggestions are reviewed and actioned hastily.
  • Support inductions with new employees and contractors, and ensure they are briefed effectively on reporting, escalation points and health and safety.
  • Act as the conduit between engineering, senior management and site manufacturing & installation teams.

The suitable candidate for this Operations Manager position will need to possess the following skills and experience:

  • Experienced Operations Manager within and engineering and manufacturing organisation
  • Highly organised with a continuous improvement mindset.
  • Decisive and confident communicator.
  • Experience with project management is highly desirable.
  • Technical qualification in Engineering or a Business-related degree is highly advantageous.

If you have the required skills and experience for this Operations Manager position, then please click on the link to apply.