Head of Operations – Full Time –

  • Permanent
  • Knutsford
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000/annum benefits

Engineering

Path to Directorship
£50,000 – £60,000 basic salary
Annual Bonus
Share Incentive plan
Additional Benefits
Relocation support
Cheshire based
Opportunities like this are few and far between! I am partnered with a company offering you the opportunity to be an instrumental part of their next stage of growth. They are an SME involved in the design and manufacture of high-value complex equipment used for cutting-edge research globally. With YOY growth and additional headcount, they are looking for someone who can be their next Operations Director, to support to MD and lead the operations team, taking them to the next level!

The Role – Head of Operations:

You will be responsible for production, procurement, production engineering, stock control & shipping, test & installation and after-sales support. Your role will include:

Managing a team of 10-15 people (including 2 Line Managers), providing leadership and coaching to increase the team’s capability.
Be a key part of the Senior Leadership Team, developing the company’s strategy alongside the MD.
Ensuring all orders are delivered to time, cost & quality requirements.
Performance management of the team, including regular 1 to 1’s to review performance and develop objectives.
Utilising your experience and knowledge to help the business through their pain points
This is just some of the responsibilities: it will be a varied and exciting role with opportunities to implement new procedures, software and potentially a premises move! If this sounds like it could be for you, please get in touch with Ashlea Harland to discuss the details in confidence!

The Candidate – Head of Operations:

Previous experience within manufacturing of high value, bespoke or complex equipment (incorporating hardware, software, and electronics).
Strong leadership capability with management experience.
Approachable and empathetic, with the ability to influence others.
Strong business acumen and a high level of integrity.
Not afraid to be hands on and lead by example.
Proven experience of line and task management of production teams with up to 30 people.
Ideally Degree qualified in either an engineering or scientific discipline, or equivalent experience.
To be commutable to the office, you could live in or near Warrington, Northwich, Wilmslow, Altrincham, Knutsford, Macclesfield, Middlewich, Congleton,

Company information

At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That’s why our Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates. Please contact Ashlea Harland at First Recruitment Group to find out more.

• Operations Director • Production Manager • Operations Manager • Engineering Manager • Manufacturing Manager

Salary: £50000 – £60000/annum benefits

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Knutsford

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.

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