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Operations Manager

Job Title: Operations Manager
Reference: Far Ks Jb 853
Job Descripton: Operations Manager

Our client are one of the world`s largest suppliers of aerospace and defence products, engaged in designing, manufacturing and servicing systems and components for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms, also a major supplier to international space programs.

Every second a plane takes off with their equipment on-board. From space exploration and defence to today`s more electric, more intelligent, more integrated aircraft - their systems make modern flight possible. And by "make it possible," they mean: they start it, power it, control it, ventilate it, quiet it, land it, stop it and monitor it. They have more than 41,000 employees across 150 countries working at the forefront of technological innovation.

Typical Roles/Area of Focus:
Incumbent`s responsibilities will generally focus on the following:
• Fully responsible for the day to day production and delivery process across the entire module
• Ensuring key business deliverables are met and exceeded, including OTIF, productivity, OEE, budget adherence etc.
• Driving world class manufacturing methods across your team
• Working with the module support staff to develop employees into future leaders
• Liaise closely with external and internal stakeholders to ensure good communication is established and common goals agreed
• To find and drive efficiency improvements. Particular focus upon waste, direct labor/machine efficiency and through-puts

Level of Responsibility:
• Able to make high level assessments the module and highlighting risks
• Possesses the necessary enthusiasm, desire to succeed and discipline to achieve significant results for the organisation.
• Train, lead, motivate and mentor individuals and teams
• Develop others through the use of a variety of techniques, e.g. coaching, mentoring
• To ensure all manufacturing reports are produced in a timely and accurate manner
• To ensure compliance with Company Health & Safety and Environmental policies

Typical Educational / Experience Requirements:
• Degree qualified or equivalent
• Have a strong leadership background with proven results
• Hold a qualification in a lean manufacturing and or six sigma discipline
• Experience of leading large, multifunctional teams 70+
• Understanding of a range of manufacturing processes including assembly and machining is beneficial

Job Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands, Wolverhampton
Salary: 50000-65000 Per Annum
Posted by: Forward Assist Recruitment
Date Posted: 09/07/2018

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