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Our client specialises in the manufacture of aircraft maintenance tooling and equipment their highly skilled UK based workforce are experienced practitioners of product design, tool making, universal milling, turning, CNC machining, welding, paint spraying, packaging, and general engineering. They also design and manufacture to customer specifications.
Due to expansion in the business, we have been instructed to recruit an Operations Manager, this is a new role in the company and will report directly to the Managing Director. It is envisaged that the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a minimum of 10 years' experience working within an Aerospace manufacturing environment. Knowledge of MRO activities will be a plus.
Role: Operations Manager
Location: Luton, United Kingdom
Renumeration: Great basic plus generous car allowance.
Summary of Role
The Operations Manager is an active member of the leadership team and Governance structure. The role of the Manager is to develop and grow the company's capabilities and capacities and oversee the overall manufacturing processes to ensure optimised production requirements are met. The Operations Manager is accountable for supervising and directing his team who are responsible for every stage of manufacturing production to ensure high quality and cost-effective product. The Operations Manager will ensure that procedures are adhered to and that a continuous improvement strategy is in place for the business. Providing clear operating instructions and organisational structures while maintaining company processes.
· Deliver the daily, weekly, and monthly production requirements by monitoring capacity, forecasting requirements, and ensuring capability
· Supports constant interaction with internal customers to monitors and improve customer satisfaction.
Responsible for maintaining and supporting the companies Quality and Safety Management Systems, it is procedures and processes.
Participates in the development of operating goals of the business; recommends, implements, and administers methods and procedures to enhance operations.
Provide statistical information to the Managing Director regarding manufacturing output and performance with other statistical data to providing performance improvements.
In partnership with the Managing Director, Finance Manager and Customer Service Manager produce and agree on the annual pricing model and pricing strategies.
· In partnership with your teams produce and agree on the performance indicators for your departments. Monitor these on a regular basis and communicate results to all employees on a regular frequency
Prepare and deliver various performance presentations, both internally and externally
Maintains a strong working relationship with the different departments and will consult them on day-to day basis in relation to product orders, requirements, and improvements.
Coordinates the activities of the department ensuring that customer expectations are always met using visible production systems, schedules, and priority indicators.
Lead the production meetings to maintain OTD and our output using pull mechanisms to maintain production flows and utilisations.
Reports monthly department performance internally and externally.
Check and confirm the accuracy of the work performed and the methods used by engineering staff by conducting tests and various quality assurance checks.
Supporting the RCCA analysis and the NCR process.
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