Operations Manager

  • Salary: Competitive

  • Location: Stevenage

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  • Reference: 39691251

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Operations Manager


Permanent Position

Competitive Salary & Package (including BUPA)



Our client are a large, growing and reputable aerospace manufacturing business. They are looking for an Operations Manager, on a permanent basis, to lead an operational unit and ensure operations have a focus on safety, quality, cost & delivery in all aspect of the manufacturing, delivering performance now and delivering improvements in the future.


Operations Manager

Job Description

  • Drive operational performance excellence across the business to meet customer needs and lead best-in-class continuous improvement initiatives
  • Instil a real sense of workplace pride, shared vision and high morale through robust leadership ‘by example’ and open communication channels
  • Manage further cultural (as well as process) integration across the business
  • Work closely with the Site Operations Director, the Site Leadership Council and Module Managers to help set a growth strategy for the business, consistent with corporate goals
  • Manage the talent pool to ensure that Operations Unit has the skills, knowledge and experience to deliver performance excellence
  • Directly manage performance both good and bad with a consistent approach
  • Identify performing staff, recommending appropriate rewards within the Operations Units
  • Oversee the professional development reviews and succession planning for the Operations Unit leadership
  • Effectively manage and deliver daily/weekly/monthly targets as set by the Site Operations Director
  • Drive down the Operations Unit organisation daily/weekly/monthly targets


Operations Manager

Essential Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Post-Secondary degree or equivalent of relevant education and work experience
  • 10 years of relevant experience within Manufacturing
  • Strong ability to lead, plan and direct Manufacturing and Operations activities
  • Excellent knowledge of manufacturing processes, tools and standard operating procedures, in aerospace or automotive industry
  • Must have strong countinuous improvement experience
  • Solid analytical skills and judgment to proactively identify and solve increasingly complex problems
  • Strong attention to detail, good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize with changing situations


Operations Manager

Desirable Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Green Belt Six Sigma