Operations Manager

Operations Manager

Job Title: Operations Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lancashire, England
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: 14066/001_1507114550
Contact Name: Christine Edwards
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 04, 2017 11:55

Job Description



£45 - 55K + Benefits

A world leading manufacturing engineering company is currently recruiting an Operations Manager to join the team at a facility in Lancashire.

We are actively seeking a hands-on Operations Manager with strong leadership and people management skills.

Reporting into the Operations Director key responsibilities will be to:

  • Ensure the operations team achieve defined KPI's in line with business objectives
  • Regularly review and manage operational KPI's via management tracking system
  • Walk the factory with Production Supervisors and identify/rectify issues
  • Manage Supervisors effectively, ensuring they achieve required levels of output
  • Ensure all departments are working to business operating systems/procedures
  • Promote a culture of Operational Excellence and set Continuous Improvement objectives
  • Identify skills gaps and organise sufficient training programs
  • Implement and maintain standards of working practices; 5s, Visual Management, TPM, SQDP targets
  • Work with site leadership team to implement and develop company procedures

The successful candidate will have the following skills:

  • Proven experience of Operations Management within a manufacturing engineering environment; precision machining - preferred
  • Knowledge of machining/metal cutting processes
  • Hands on approach to driving change and improving business processes
  • Experience of driving lean manufacturing and continuous improvement projects
  • Proven project management capabilities
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Improvement mindset

To be considered for the role of Operations Manager, please apply now. Alternatively send your CV to

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.