Operations Manager

Kevin Edward Associates Limited
£45-50k basic ( + company car )
02 Dec 2016
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Company Profile

We are a company of approximately 30 people specialising in materials testing technology. As the total testing solution we offer bespoke design, manufacture and installation of servo hydraulic materials testing machines as well as a UKAS accredited sub-contract materials testing service.

Our core values are Pride, Quality, Innovation and Commitment

Job Title: Operations Manager

Responsible to: Managing Director/ Board of Directors

Location: The job will be mainly working at our factory site based in Dudley, with the possible occasional requirement to visit customer's sites around the UK

Salary: 45-50k (basic)

Hours: Standard factory working hours are 08.00 to 16.30 Monday to Friday, on-site hours will vary.

Job Responsibilities:

- Implementationandmaintenanceofqualitysystems
- Recruitment, training and management of managers
- Setting and ensuring the standard, schedule (Operations) and budget (Sales / Finance) for completion of work to meet business plan and customer requirements
- Working within senior management team to ensure effective running of the Company to meet the agreed business plan and Company objectives
- Technical / financial input to planning and delivery of work
- Ensuring managers have all necessary information to organise and complete jobs as required to meet the required standard, schedule and budget
- Overall facilities and equipment maintenance
- Measurement and reporting of team performance against requirements (KPIs)
- Responsibility for the health and well-being, performance and discipline of managers and reporting this to Board / Directors

Essential Skills

- GoodknowledgeofMicrosoftExcel,WordandPowerPoint
- Good level of numeracy
- Good knowledge of Health & Safety at work regulations

Desirable Skills

- Understanding of a bespoke manufacturing and support services environment
- Knowledgeofmaterialtesting/testmachines
- Understanding of servo hydraulics
- Abilitytoreadelectrical/electronicwiringschematics
- Operation of general workshop equipment
- Experience of working to International standards and Quality Management Systems
- Experience of working at customer's sites

Personal characteristics and behaviours

Effective communicator within the Company and with external customers and suppliers

Polite and well presented with all staff, customers and suppliers regardless of role or level

Self-starter with the motivation to deliver high quality accurate output to a deadline and inspires others to do the same

Able to work to an established quality management system and Company policies

Works individually or as a team, collaborating with colleagues throughout the Company in a positive and supportive role

Able to take ownership of tasks, use own initiative to identify and complete tasks and resolve problems or issues as they arise

Can do attitude

Good attendance and timekeeping

Embraces change and innovation in all aspects of work

Actively engage in bringing forward ideas for improvements to processes, systems or products to Board / Directors

Demonstrates professionalism and integrity