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Wednesday, November 28 2018

Operations Manager (Director Designate)

Based in Annfield Plain in County Durham, Con Mech Engineers Limited is a nationally renowned company specialising in manufacturing quality ground engaging tools and sub-contract heat treatment and machining services.

Due to a planned early retirement there is a requirement for an experienced Operations Manager to join our business.

You will direct day-to-day manufacturing, quality, engineering, maintenance, purchasing and sub-contract activities, requiring strong leadership skills and the ability to develop and implement successful management strategies.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee cost-effective operations and sub-contract services
  • Manage the consistent output of the team
  • Deliver to productivity targets within allocated budgets
  • Liaise with suppliers, stakeholders, senior management and contractors
  • Distribute responsibilities across departments, building efficiencies and utilising available manpower to improve results
  • Conduct workforce training and development
  • Ensure quality controls and equipment maintenance programs are enforced
  • Develop, implement and enforce company health and safety standards in line with relevant legislation
  • Monitor and report on KPIs
  • Improve business processes

You will need:

  • A  management qualification along with HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering
  • At least 5 years’ experience in mid-sized manufacturing management
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Experience in negotiation and building relationships with suppliers
  • Computer skills and reporting experience
  • Motivation to drive continuous improvement processes and ensure that capacity is maximised
  • Ability to manage a dynamic and changing workforce, as well as being able to work extremely well under pressure
  • Dedication to the details, from budget management to locating inefficiencies
  • A demonstrated commitment to health and safety compliance

 

The Package:

  • Competitive salary

  • Company vehicle/vehicle allowance

  • Profit related bonus

  • Life Assurance

  • 5 weeks holiday

  • 10% employer payment to contributory pension scheme

  • Salary sacrifice scheme for pension and child care vouchers

If you think you have what it takes, please send a C.V. to Christine Ames, Managing Director, Con Mech Engineers Limited, Harelaw Industrial Estate, Annfield Plain, Stanley, County Durham DH9  8UR or email c.ames@conmecheng.com

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