Head of Operations

Location Ripon
Discipline: Technical & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Contact name: Jack Vasey

Contact email: jack@sirecruitment.com
Job ref: 21435
Published: about 1 year ago
Startdate: ASAP

​Are you an experienced Operations Manager looking for the next step in your career? Do you want to join a business run on family ideals and culture?

We are working alongside a leading manufacturer of Medical Products based in the Ripon area, who is looking to add a new Head of Operations to their team.

Within this position, you will be responsible for ensuring the processes between all departments including Production, Planning & Purchasing, Engineering, Logistics and Customer Service are working to the highest possible level.

Your other duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Build, lead, supervise and motivate a cohesive Site Leadership Team

  • Coach, develop, and train employees

  • Deliver regular informal feedback and periodic formal assessments to staff

  • Optimise the flow of materials and information

  • Implement standard work for processes

  • Implement standard work for Leaders

  • Visually manage performance and identify problems to be solved

  • Link area performance to Key Performance Indicators (e.g., Complaints, On Time Delivery, Days Inventory On Hand, Efficiency)

  • Work with the Production Planner to develop and monitor manufacturing and sterilisation schedules and corresponding capacity and resource plans

  • Drive attention to detail to ensure correct, timely and efficient completion of all medical device history records, bills of material, routers, etc

  • Partner with Finance to monitor, review, and improve product costs, margins and P&L

To be considered for the role you must meet some, if not all, of the following criteria:

  • Degree qualified (Preferred)

  • High-level management experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Organizational skills

  • Leadership and team building

  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office and ERP Systems