Operations Manager

£34 – £37,000
18 May 2017
18 Jun 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Operations Manager

We are seeking someone who can drive continuous improvement, whilst managing and coaching a team to be the best. The role of Operations Manager based at our Belfast site is a great opportunity to make a difference in a varied operation. We need you to drive our company values in everything you do and focus on achieving success for the team and our customers.

What the role is:

To create and maintain an effective and productive team which focuses achievement on results, maximises profit and develops and sustains effective customer relationships. Delivering a quality product on time that exceeds expectations and develops a reputation for excellence.

What you’ll be doing will include:

  • Ensure the management team plan and co-ordinate activities to meet schedule and unit targets
  • Liaising with  General Manager in the development of  forecasts and budget targets which support unit operational plan
  • Developing and implementing operational plans, ensuring contingency plans are developed and reviewed for effectiveness
  • Making sure action plans are developed, reviewed and schedules complied with to achieve on time delivery
  • Ensure the unit team contributes positively to achieving an expected level of internal and external customer service
  • Building influential customer relationships which facilitate the team meeting business needs and developing business levels
  • Attending meetings with customers and ensuring the management team maintains regular contact with customers and all issues are dealt with promptly
  • Manage the performance of the unit management team to achieve targets and drive continual improvement, supporting and nurturing as required
  • Utilising best practice structures to create a team with clearly defined roles and accountabilities
  • Agreeing business objectives with the unit team across all processes
  • Ensuring effective communication within the unit/ units utilising all elements of the communication structure
  • Ensuring that recruitment meets current and future/potential needs.
  • Ensure unit wide compliance to legislative, customer and company standards.
  • Ensuring the management team implements and enforces all best practice compliance standards.

What you’ll have will include:

  • An in-depth knowledge of production / manufacturing operational management
  • People management skills, e.g. dealing with performance issues, grievances, holidays, and absence management
  • Ability to plan, organise and delegate
  • Computer literate, able to manipulate data
  • Communication Skills – must be able to communicate at all levels
  • Ability to deliver process innovation and change management

What next:

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please apply in writing, having informed your line manager, with a covering letter and a copy of your most recent CV by clicking the apply button