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Operations Manager

Operations Manager
Burton on Trent, Staffordshire       
£competitive + benefits + career development prospects
Ref: 02/855

Avanti Conveyors Ltd is a fast growing, materials handling solutions manufacturer, supplying a wide range of conveyors and materials handling equipment to an international, prestigious customer base. They are market leaders in the supply of equipment into the corrugated and paperboard manufacturing sectors.

As a result of tripling its turnover to £12m p.a. and with ambitious future growth plans linked to secured new business, the company is relocating to a greenfield site in Burton on Trent and now wishes to appoint an ambitious operations professional to join the site leadership team, contributing towards the delivery of the manufacturing and wider operations strategy. With a strong focus on training, systems development and operational performance improvement, you will be responsible for the introduction of Lean/modern manufacturing methods, comprehensive quality systems and standardising production builds through SOP’s and visual KPI’s.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Operations Manager will provide strong leadership and motivation to engage the current production team of c30 people and develop this team to incorporate Health & Safety, Quality and Despatch functions.

Candidates should be educated to a good level with proven production and people management experience gained in an engineering or fast-paced manufacturing environment e.g. automotive, packaging, FMCG.

Accomplished leaders with a hands-on approach and excellent communication skills, candidates will demonstrate energy, enthusiasm and share in the business growth vision of the senior leadership team, with the opportunity to play a major role in setting up the new site.

To apply please send your CV with current salary details to mail@mccourtnewton.co.uk quoting ref: 02855

Applicants must hold a working visa for the UK.

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