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Operations Manager

  • Location: Chesterfield
  • Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Aerospace & Aviation
  • Function: Operations
  • Contact: Gemma Skidmore
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446121
  • Expiry Date: 22 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 59155

Operations Manager


Salary: Attractive

Operations Manager will be responsible for planning, managing and controlling all aspects of production, supply chain and distribution to the customers with the aim of ensuring the delivery of high-quality products on time, within budget, this is a powder processing business, milling and classifying client materials, including hazardous materials, for highly regulated and quality-sensitive sectors such as the aerospace industry.

In this senior role, you will be responsible for the implementation and monitoring of KPI's relevant to the production area, being able to interpret data and take appropriate action in order to ensure the highest attainable standards with regards to safety, quality, delivery and cost

Reporting to the General Manager and working alongside an existing team who are specialists in their field, the Operations Manager will be focused on driving cultural and process change along with introducing efficient and repeatable methodologies, lean and best practice. Success of the position will be measured by the financial performance of the business and agreed KPI's.

What this Operations Manager role entails:

      Health & Safety of all direct reports.

Standardising processes and ensure that best lean practices are in place for the Production


Working and communicating with other functions to ensure that they are fully informed of

customer requirements.

Ensuring that their team provide feedback for continuous improvement of products and

processes in line with the QMS.

What you will need for this Operations Manager role:

      A suitable range of experience of managing and leading production teams across shifts, ideally a background working in the chemical processing industry or a high hazard environment.

Demonstrable leadership skills with the ability to effectively communicate. A hands on approach essential.

Experience of competently managing and budgeting costs.

Ability to effectively work on and manage multiple projects and priorities at one time.

Has an approachable leadership manner that encourages interaction with others as well as to

drive engagement internally.

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are an Operations Manager with experience managing and leading production teams and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Operations Manager role, please contact Gemma Skidmore at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446121 or email

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.