Operations Manager

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Location
Belfast
Salary
£34 – £37,000
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
18 Jun 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

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