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Operations Manager

  • Location: Derby, Derby, England
  • Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Excleent Benefits
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 5 days ago

Operations Manager- Engineering

Derby/ Nottingham area

£80,000- £85,000+ Car+ Bonus & Excellent benefits Package

Excellent NEW opportunity!! We are working exclusively with a specialist engineering business who are going through a period of unprecedented growth & expansion! They supply highly engineered capital mechatronic equipment to a global customer base. They have just started looking for a career driven and dynamic Operations Manager to form a key member of their senior leadership team. This is a great opportunity to make a real difference in a thriving business!


Reporting to the Managing Director, this role will take full ownership of all site Operations, including manufacturing, engineering & supply chain, establishing the plant's strategic goals and objectives in the UK as they continue to grow;

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Full responsibility for company's manufacturing, engineering and supply chain teams
  • Motivating and coaching teams of manufacturing, supply chain and engineering personnel as well as working collaboratively with the other teams
  • Ensuring OTIF delivery of all products to the customer, maintinaing optimum H&S and quality objectives
  • Working with the team in developing and improving the company's systems and processes; strengthening manufacturing practices
  • Ensuring the company's products and services are developed and manufactured with, and comply with all relevant standards and legislation.
  • Put plans and processes in place to reduce production errors, improve efficiencies and shape the success of our foreign production facility and other potential expansions
  • High focus on H&S across the companies


The ideal Operations Manager for this role will be highly motivated and career driven. You should have worked in an environment where you have been strategically focused in developing processes to company growth plans. Key criteria to be considered for the role will be as follows;

  • Minimum 5 years+ experience working in an Operations/ Production Leadership role (or similar)
  • Essential you are experienced in Engineering environment's Fabrication/ Machining
  • Good exposure to lean manufacturing principles and background implementing a lean culture
  • Good understanding of Engineering processes
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritisation and execution skills
  • Educated to degree level would be an advantage


The successful Operations Manager will be joining a market leading organisation going through an exciting period of organic growth. They have ambitious plans over the next 5 years to open more manufacturing sites across Europe, giving genuine scope for future progression into group level roles in the future. This company also have a fantastic track record for developing and investing in their people, facilities and systems. If you are interested, then please apply now!