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Head of Manufacturing & Operations

  • 37.5 hours a week M-F
  • Gloucester
  • £50,000

Are you keen to work for a customer focused and agile business that is in a period of growth and change?

Do you want to join at a time where your contribution will have a significant impact and make a difference to the future of the business?

Do you have Optical experience (highly desirable but not essential) people management skills and experience of working within the manufacturing industry?

We are excited to recruit for a Head of Manufacturing & Operations who will take on overall responsibility of the production operation on behalf of our client who specialise in spectacle lens supply. The role will entail, directing, and coordinating staff and equipment to produce optics at the right quality, on time and in line with the principal company statement and specialised manufacturing principles. 

We will expect you to lead by example in this area and drive a culture of effective communication and continuous improvement.

The successful candidate will have experience of working with automated electronic business systems, a single-piece flow system, be familiar with precision engineering and lean and flexible manufacturing systems.  The ability to work with control, precision, within a fast-paced environment is a must. The role will require the attention to detail to ensure bespoke manufacturing practices are of a high standard, along with the ability to manage high volumes of production. 

The successful candidate will have the ability to delegate, work collaboratively with other members of the Senior Management Team to implement the company’s policies and goals, motivate, train, and inspire others. 

A demonstrable passion and commitment to service excellence, high levels of communication and interpersonal skills is essential, along with the commitment to follow through on promises and deliver results.  

We are looking for someone with an open and honest attitude, exceptional standards of written and spoken English and Math and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. 

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