Head of Operations

Bristol (City Centre)
£60000 - £70000 per annum
11 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Head of Operations - Operations Director Location: Bristol Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 per annum KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Develop and implement Manufacturing Strategy focused on process improvement and best in class manufacturing processes to exceed customer expectations, developing a business fit for the future o Focus on performance improvement by using the skills, talent and creativity of all employees within the business to drive competitiveness and growth o Develop a stable, process focused organisation that safely delivers every time for the customer o Make safety the number one priority, ensuring everyone plays their part in a safe operation o Champion a Lean and Continuous Improvement culture ensuring all value streams embrace it to deliver benefit to the business o Embrace new technology and use it to deliver benefits to the business Act as part of the senior leadership team to gain and influence resources required to support the business o Work as part of the senior leadership team to ensure that all business objectives are met. Develop strong collaborative relationships to deliver the best opportunities for the business and individuals to develop o Develop strong co-operative customer relationships : o Drive performance improvement through operations focusing on achieved 100% on time delivery (internal and external) and a route map to zero non-conformance o Deliver customer metrics including Deliver Schedule Adherence and Quality metrics to ensure customer satisfaction o Ensure that new programmes are clearly mapped, managing the transition to production in a timely manner o Focus on making the business cost competitive to support the delivery of new work across the business Ensure that robust planning is in place to support the manufacturing business to be able to meet their customer expectations Lead the logistics function to deliver a timely and professional service to internal and external customers To lead estates and facilities activity including building capital projects, building internal maintenance and development o Ensure the performance of supplied services such as facilities maintenance including cleaning are adequately managed and agreed performance targets are met o Lead the services activities to ensure that machine maintenance is planned and organised to meet the operational performance targets, to achieve first class machine tool capabilities, to manage support services, including outsourced contracts, and to deliver continuous improvement Formal Qualifications Educated to degree level, or equivalent qualification/experience, in Engineering Specific functional capability, knowledge and skills Essential Strong leadership skills Data driven decision making skills Ability to manage stakeholder relationships Proven analytical skills Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills Ability to work in a matrix managed business Capable of interfacing professionally with customers and suppliers Travel between sites on frequent basis and to customer sites as and when required Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful Ambridge Harris is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Ambridge Harris will not discriminate on unlawful grounds. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66826040