Manufacturing Operations Manager

Location: Sheffield,
Salary: £50,000 pa
Reference: PS / MOM09812
Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Closing date: 24/07/2019

The company

Brewster McBride are working with the Sheffield site of a global manufacturing business as they look to strengthen their senior management team by appointing a Manufacturing Operations Manager. 

The job

Reporting to the General Manager, you will have full responsibility for the production facilities on a 24/7 operation across 2 sites. 

You will have responsibility for Engineering, Maintenance, Production, Packing, Dispatch and Transport. 

A key part of your position will be to motivate your team to drive performance through training and effective methods of management. You will be in control of staff levels and have the responsibility of handling this in line with the company budgets.

They key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Day to day management of all production departments and its operations 
  • Monitor operations and trigger corrective 
  • Responsible for managing and developing the production 
  • Assess project and resource 
  • Work with the HSE Manager to ensure environmental, health and safety regulations are met
  • Make sure quality control standards are being met
  • Re-negotiate timescales or schedules as necessary and make sure any changes are communicated with relevant departments 
  • Collect and analyse data to find places of waste or excessive 
  • Address and manage employee issues within the production team alongside the HR department 
  • Review skill gaps and arrange for relevant training to be booked
  • Stay up to date with latest production management best practices and concepts 
  • Developing & Reporting on KPls for manufacturing  
  • Working with senior management to support the development of the production strategy 
  • Ensure production is cost effective and in line with agreed budgets
  • Implement company policies, process and goals with the workforce
  • Manage a team providing leadership, direction and motivation 

The person

The business are looking for an experienced manufacturing professional, ideally apprentice trained, who has worked their way up through the shop floor, working in a number of hands on roles along the way. 

The benefits

The company can offer a competitive salary package and the chance to have a major impact on the success of the business for the future. 


Pete Shillito
Client Director
Brewster Partners Recruitment Group

T: 0114 399 0590
M: 07792 268 685


To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to quoting "Vacancy: Manufacturing Operations Manager, Reference: PS / MOM09812". Thank you for your interest.