Operations Manager

Operations Manager

Job Title: Operations Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Essex, England
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + Relocation
Reference: 13575/001_1496839645
Contact Name: Christine Edwards
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 07, 2017 13:47

Job Description





We currently have an opportunity for an Operations Manager to join a small, independent paint manufacturing company in Essex.

With a clear plan to develop to General Manager, the Operations Manager will have overall responsibility for factory operations and developing business strategy.

Managing a small operation of 40 people, this will be a hands-on role and key responsibilities will include;

  • Managing the whole operations function; Production, Quality, Sales, Planning, Purchasing, Stores, Maintenance, and Logistics
  • Manage manufacturing processes using traditional High-Speed Disperser (HSD) equipment
  • Plant and process optimisation
  • Hands on formulation and colour matching by eye
  • Ensure factory is compliant with all statutory regulations
  • Training, coaching, development of staff
  • Maintain and develop technical knowledge of paint processes
  • Produce regular reports

Key requirements:

  • HNC/HND/Degree in Paint Technology/Chemistry or similar discipline
  • Experience of manging manufacturing operations in a Paint Manufacturing environment (Decorative/Industrial/Marine)
  • A competent paint formulator and R&D skills
  • Improvement mind-set
  • Willingness to take a hands-on approach to running the site
  • Excellent communication skills

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