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  • Job reference: RMS0216375

Operations Manager - Precision engineering

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Cheshire East, Cheshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 09/10/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Are you an Operations Manager from a precision engineering environment, who is for a new challenge? Have you previously managed a number of cell leaders to drive quality and efficiency across a whole manufacturing facility?

If so, then a role working for a company who make a highly technical product for one of the largest OEMs in the aerospace industry, could well be worth applying for.

Responsibilities of the role include:

- Liaising with customers to ensure that all deliveries are meeting their requirements
- To control costs effectively and drive cost reduction initiatives
- You will set defined production targets and implement controls to achieve those targets
- Develop a culture of continuous improvement in the workplace
- You will ensure compliance in areas of QSHE by working closely with that department
- You represent the operations function during meetings and help to exceed customer efficiencies
- Using an empathetic style of leadership, you will drive a right first time culture to ensure all parts meeting high quality standards

- Using your people focused approach to management, you will guide and coach members of staff to be the best they can

The Company:
- Our client is a multi-national provider of engineering products to a number of safety critical industries. They are privately owned whilst having a healthy order book and large blue chip customer base.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Solid experience of mechanical engineering and production background
- A sound understanding of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement techniques
- You will need a minimum of five years experience running an operations department, ideally in the aerospace or mechanical engineering sector

- A calm and collected manager with the ability to take things in their stride on a daily basis
- A background in working with QMS standards and a working knowledge of aerospace standards

Interviews are taking place immediately for this role and interviews are being held as soon as next week for the right person, so if you are interested then please send the latest copy of your CV for full consideration.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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