Talent Solutions

A search and selection consultancy specialising in the permanent and interim recruitment of professionals supporting companies’ change initiatives and the drive towards continuous improvement.

Head of Operations

Posted 03.08.20

Manufacturing

Oxfordshire

Permanent

Excellent salary and benefits

About our Client

Kaizen Talent Solutions are working in partnership with a leading specialist manufacturer to help recruit a Head of Operations to support its manufacturing facility in Oxfordshire. Part of a global manufacturing group, my client provides bespoke, specialist products to a range of customers, across a number of industries. Part of an internationally renowned manufacturing group and with a first class reputation, my Client is a market leader in the design, innovation and production of bespoke manufacturing solutions.

Job Description

Reporting to the CEO, the Head of Operations will oversee operational responsibility for the Oxfordshire site.  You will plan, organise and direct the day to day operation in the most efficient and effective way.

With the support of the CEO and the senior leadership team you will develop and deploy a strategic manufacturing plan that will contribute to the companys success, whilst ensuring that the business supports the Groups strategic initiatives.          

As Head of Operations you will be tasked with the development of your team through effective communication, coaching and training. You will provide leadership for problem resolution to facilitate best practice and improved working relationships.

 

The Successful Candidate

The ideal candidate will have-

•   A strong manufacturing background

•   Extensive experience of working with plant/ operational responsibility within a manufacturing environment

•   Experience of leading and developing a purchasing strategy

•   Experience of driving lean methodology

•   Experience in implementing best practices in operations, quality systems, and health & safety.

•   Experience of identifying and nurturing existing and new commercial opportunities

•   Cultivated positive working relationships with employees, peers and superiors.

•   A tenacious/self-starter attitude with a will to succeed by doing the right thing for the business and with the ability to work independently and as a team member

 Whats On Offer

A competitive salary and benefits with excellent career and personal development opportunities

 

Why Kaizen

We have developed a track record over more than a decade in recruiting senior executive and mid-level business leaders that operate across many related sectors. These include manufacturing, consumer, logistics, utilities and professional services.

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