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Operations manager – automotive Permanent

My client, a very successful Tier 1 supplier is looking for an experienced manufacturing manager with operations in the automotive sector to run their plant in the West Midlands.

You will be capable of running a 2 shift operation and have a good working knowledge of all support operations, i.e goods in/out, quality and maintenance functions, and running the plant in the capacity of operations manager and also covering the basic supervision of the plant.

You will have the ability to recognise the balance between maintenance and productivity and be able to handle a fast paced, high pressure role with stressful dynamics.

Managing safety and environmental management responsibilities in line with Dupont ZIP philosophies, promoting adhesion to systems, training, competency, audits, legislative compliance and accident investigation.

Ideally having a demonstrable background in managing the HR requirements of the plant i.e discipline, recruitment, managing a high percentage temporary workforce, grievances, performance reviews and development of current team.


The candidate –

Will have significant experience as an operations manager or manufacturing manager within automotive or similar fast paced sector.

Knowledge of Mig and spot weld robot processes, robot operations and semi automated jig processes is a distinct advantage.

A good level of Safety, Quality, Efficiency knowledge with a proven track record of good performance in these areas.

Working knowledge of operational planning functions & methodology, i.e JIY, Kan-ban and value stream mapping and knowledge of employment law and employee relations.

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 2 years ago
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job Title: Operations manager – automotive
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