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Site Operations Lead

Job Description

Site Operations Lead

Aerospace / O&G / Industrial

Competitive Salary + Generous Pension + Bonus + Life Assurance + Sick Pay

Our client specialises in surface technology treatments and is renowned for their expertise and quality within the aerospace, oil & gas and defence industries.

We now have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Production Manager / Engineering Manager / Operations Manager to join a small site in Newport (circa 30 employees) to take the role of Operations Site Lead with overall responsibility for the Production and Engineering teams.

The Site Operations Lead will take a hands-on approach to drive shop floor activities ensuring all work is carried out safely and in line with company and H&S procedures.

Key responsibilities for the role include but are not limited to:

  • Support General Manager with day to day running of the site
  • Manage day to day activities for Production & Engineering teams
  • Plan work and ensure resources are available to meet customer expectations in line with lead times
  • Champion CI activities to improve operational efficiencies
  • Manage department KPI's
  • Analyse data to support capacity planning
  • Manage stock control, inventory, sub-contractors
  • Provide ongoing training and development to the team
  • Drive a safety culture and promote H&S procedures
  • Assist quality department to improve quality systems

The Person

  • HND/Degree in a relevant Engineering/Technical discipline; Mechanical, Aerospace
  • Experience of managing production/engineering teams within and engineering environment; Aerospace/Defence/O&G/Industrial Turbines or similar
  • Knowledge of Heat Treatment / Coating techniques - advantageous
  • Continuous Improvement outlook
  • Commercial acumen
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Drive and passion for career development

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At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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