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Date Added: Tue 06/09/2022

Operations Manager

Bedford, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per annum

We have spent over a century supplying many varied industries with quality adhesive solutions, we currently require a commercially innovative people manager to help head up the UK business. We need a real 'hands on' Operations Manager with a flexible but honest approach.   BASIC SALARY: £55,000 - £65,000   BENEFITS:
· Pension
· Private Health Cover
· Life cover
· 23 days holiday plus Stats   LOCATION: Northamptonshire   COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Kettering, Corby, Northampton, Leicester, Thrapston, Stamford, Peterborough, Towcester, Wellingborough, Bedford   Why consider us: Operations Manager - Adhesives / Chemical Manufacturing   Established in London in 1890, we remain a family-owned business to this day - a quality which is prevalent in our customer approach and essential to shaping our processes. Our products are supplied into markets including Footwear, Packaging, Roofing and Paper Converting all from our central location. We have a supply chain which allows us to swiftly support and service our markets, providing exceptional response time and rapid turnarounds.   In addition to this:
· We will value your opinion and give you the autonomy to complete the role
· We offer genuine potential for career and personal development
· The UK has a small but passionate team, we work hard, and help each other   Key facts about our operation: Operations Manager - Adhesives / Chemical Manufacturing  
· Circa 200 SKUS
· Stock value of circa £1 Million
· OTIF 90%
· 1 shift operation - Monday to Thursday 06.00 - 17.00 (Hours for this role Monday to Friday 08.30 - 16.30)
· Warehouse management system - Sage   JOB DESCRIPTION: Operations Manager - Adhesives / Chemical Manufacturing   As the UK Operations Manager your key responsibility is to ensure the seamless receivership and delivery of products to customers. Reporting directly to the UK General Manager you will make up part of the senior management team and act as a sounding board on all key issues.   In addition to this you will also:
· Lead continuous improvements in the resources required and ensure processes are in place in Safety, Quality, Environment, reliability, and efficiency on the site
· Oversee the day-to-day activities and notify the GM or other Managers of any issues that arise
· Manage a team of 2 direct reports (Production Manager and Maintenance Engineer) & 11 indirect reports
· Working closely with the technical and commercial team, lead and manage the introduction of new products into the manufacturing plant
· Be an active and collaborative member of the senior management team   For us both to be successful: Operations Manager - Adhesives / Chemical Manufacturing   Ultimately, you will have already been a successful Operations Manager, someone who above the normal requirements, enjoys playing an active role in the business. Someone who is driven by their love for developing the people who report to them and uses data to influence and aid decisions. You will be enthused by variation and wearing many operational hats.   It is likely you will have previously managed a manufacturing site with a t/o of circa £5-£10m, worked with a variety of outsourced providers (3PL) and managed a broad supply chain.   INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.   Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.   REF: MT17001, Wallace Hind Selection

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