Connecting LinkedIn


Paint Operations Manager

Paint Operations Manager


West Midlands

£70,000 - £80,000 plus strong benefits

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading Automotive supplier as Paint Operations Manager. The role is well situated in the West Midlands but part of an international group with a global presence and an exceptional reputation in the market.

The Role

Reporting to the UK Operations Director, as the Paint Operations Manager you will have full autonomy to manage the day to day Operations of a Tier 1 Automotive Paint Plant in the West Midlands. Key tasks are to manage performance of the Paint plant ensuring production volumes are met and paint applications are to the required quality standards. The site has predominantly automated paint lines and robotics but some manual capacity. You will manage across all Operations including Operations, Quality, Technical / Engineering, Production and MP&L.

The Person

As Paint Operations Manager you will have experience of managing cross functional teams within an automated or robotics paint application environment. Ideally this will have been in the Automotive industry but my client are open minded to candidates with paint application experience in other fast moving manufacturing environments. You will have a technical understanding of paint and it's application.

This role will involve some real challenges in terms of managing robust teams, supporting business growth, achieving output targets and delivery, managing client relationships, coaching and training. Ideal candidates will be of degree calibre and qualified in an Engineering based discipline.

The Company

Our client is a global leading automotive 1st Tier organisation with a strong reputation in industry and an enviable list of customers. There are opportunities for those that deliver within the wider group and exceptional development and training plans on offer.