Group Operations Manager

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £62,000 - £67,500 pa + 10% annual bonus
Reference: LG / BBBH16074
Type: Permanent
Sector: Mid-Level Management Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Operations Recruitment
Deadline: 03/09/2022

The company

Brewster Partners are recruiting for a Group Operations Manager. You will be successful for developing a strong positive culture instilling continuous improvement across the site. Lead the site operations and engineering team, develop, and build the team putting in place a robust succession plan. Develop and implement a best practice operations strategy including an automation plan for the site

The job

  • Encouraging their personnel to raise product compliance concerns.
  • Cooperating with and support the compliance management system and encouraging personnel to do the same
  • Developing personnel awareness of product compliance obligations
  • Manage and lead all operational activities including on time in full, quality, stock levels, cost control and accuracy of inventory.
  • Develop and drive a long term and strategic plan for operations
  • Lead the identification, development and implementation of an automation strategy for the site
  • Have ownership for the entire Wakefield and Darton site facilities.
  • Develop and implement a best in class manufacturing strategy with an overall plan to ensure the Wakefield and Darton operational site is world class.
  • Create a balanced scorecard against a set of KPI’s and continually look to improve against them.
  • Ensure headcount is balanced, correctly planned and optimised to maintain correct output and stock levels.
  • Ensure the entire operations team are trained and compliant for all work practices.
  • Work alongside the Quality and Product management teams to improve quality and optimise manufacturing costs
  • P&L and budgetary control of the entire site-wide operations. Continually review and implement ways to reduce operational costs year on year.
  • Along with P&L responsibility, manage all site-wide CAPEX.
  • Work closely with all other members of the senior team
  • Put in a place a robust communication plan and implement
  • Ensuring that all personnel within your control are complying with the organisations product compliance obligations, policies, processes and procedures
  • Integrating product compliance obligations into existing business practises and procedures in their area of responsibility and encouraging a compliance culture

The person

  • Min Degree qualified in an engineering / business / science discipline or 5 years experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a production environment with a proven successful track record.
  • Experience in automation implementation
  • Experience of ERP / MRP software
  • Excellent communicator at all levels.
  • Understand a production planning process.
  • Personable and ability to liaise with production operatives to senior management
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Can-do attitude and action orientated.

The benefits

Attractive benefits


Lee Gibbons
Associate Key Account Director
Brewster Partners Recruitment Group


To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to quoting "Vacancy: Group Operations Manager, Reference: LG / BBBH16074". Thank you for your interest.