Operations Manager - Fabrication (Co. Down - DAYS only)

  • Location:Down
Ref:  C62-S9778
We are sourcing an experienced Operations Manager for our client, a global leader in the manufacture of heavy engineering products.    This is a DAYS role and based in South Down.    The business is well-established and holds several Product Innovation Awards.
Due to continued expansion and growth the business is now looking for someone, with a hands on approach, to take over aspects of management and improvement of shop floor operations and processes

The Role

Reporting to the General Manager, the role will be responsible for the oversight of a team of 3 departments, incl. Scheduling/Planning; Production/Fabrication and Assembly/ Despatch.   It will also include:
  • Improving shop floor processes - cut/shape/weld/paint/spray heavy industrial products
  • Managing a team of Welders and Fabricators
  • Control of workflow from raw materials, work-in-process and finished goods, to drive the efficiency and effectiveness of the various related teams

The Person

  • Ideal candidates will likely come from a heavy fabrication background and be keen to work in a very "hands on" role
  • Have at least 5 years' experience in a supervisory/leadership role within manufacturing
  • Significant experience of working in a rapidly expanding business
  • Hours:  Mon - Fri (DAYS only) - Flexibility in line with production runs - 7am - 4pm or 8am - 5pm
  • Excellent holiday entitlement with no weekend work
  • Attractive Salary package on offer
To apply please forward your CV (in Word format) using the link provided.
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The consultant managing your application will be a MEng or MSc qualified Engineer with experience in industry.  They are professionally qualified to advise on your technical suitability for this role or other vacancies.  For a confidential conversation on this or any other roles in the pipeline please contact Sean Metrustry (Director) at TechMet.