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Operations / Manufacturing Manager

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    Quality and Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Evy Blackmore

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    +44 (0)118 902 8800

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  • Published:

    7 days ago

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 JOB – Operations / Manufacturing Manager
TERM - Permanent
SALARY – £40,000 - £50,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
We are looking for an Operations / Manufacturing Manager on a permanent basis in the Dorset area within the machined components / CNC manufacturing industry. Your main duties will include overseeing the manufacturing operation including the responsibilities of Manufacturing, Quality Improvement as well as day-to-day operation of the entire site.
The Operations / Manufacturing Manager will ideally have the following attributes:
  • Qualified in a relevant Engineering / Manufacturing Degree with time served as a Manager.
  • Previous experience working as an Operations / Manufacturing manager within machined / CNC manufacturing environments.
  • Experience of improvements / efficiencies made within a manufacturing business.
  • Solid knowledge of Lean manufacturing, Continuous improvement, or Six Sigma.
  • Can communicate with other members of staff and other members of management.
  • Knowledge of logistics and distribution to ensure products are manufactured and delivered on time.
  • Have excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as team
  • Familiarity with CNC - very advantageous.
  • Exposure to MRP systems.
The Operations Manager role will involve:
  • Overseeing the responsibilities for Manufacturing, Supplychain, Logistics and Operations.
  • Establish efficient and robust processes and quality systems.
  • Drive an attitude of continuous improvement activities within the business.
  • Taking a “hands on” approach within business and manufacturing issues.
  • Liaising with other departments to determine KPI’s and ensure KPI’s are met.
  • Working with other teams to ensure Logistically products are out the door in time.
If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up-to-date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectation. If you have any questions, please contact me on