Operations Manager

We are a world leading manufacturer of tamper evident security solutions and we require an aspirational Operations Manager to oversee our Sidcup site. If you have experience in a manufacturing environment and are interested in overseeing a manufacturing facility in Kent, this could be for you.

SALARY: £48,000 - £53,000

BENEFITS: Bonus Scheme (based on internal bonus policy) Company Lease Car Group Pension Additional Group Benefits

LOCATION: Sidcup, Kent

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Dartford, Sevenoaks, London, Brentwood, Tunbridge Wells

JOB SPECIFICATION: Operations Manager

The primary focus of this Operations Manager role is to take control of all plant operations including production, engineering, quality and supply chain activities.

Key elements of the role will be to;
·Actively analyse Key Performance Indicators for the manufacturing facility and adjust / implement lean manufacturing and quality processes and systems
·Maximise deployment of existing capital and manufacturing resource to service the needs of customers at optimum cost level
·Analyse existing manufacturing footprint and build investment strategy around core market segments
·Lead direct and manage all aspects of the day – to – day operations of the manufacturing facility
·Create an environment where the team take pride in quality
·Foster a culture of engagement and accountability and maximize the conditions for safe work environment
·Drive positive change and challenge the status quo on a regular basis

This is an opportunity to run an established plant and put your own stamp on things, it will require a candidate who is strong willed and confident in their approach.

REQUIREMENTS: Operations Manager

This role will appeal to you if you are a supervisor, site manager or similar looking to progress your career into a management role. You will be keen to take on the responsibility of a manufacturing facility and grow with our business. In addition to this you will also have;

·A background of Engineering
·Experience of production management and front-line leadership
·Strong practical experience of production, quality, supply chain and/or engineering
·A track record of developing and implementing operational plans to improve efficiency


Part of a multi-billion dollar International Manufacturing Group, we are one of the world’s largest manufacturers of bespoke, tamper-evident security solutions supplying global players within the Airlines, Cash in Transit, Couriers & Post markets. Having identified these sectors as key to the long-term growth of the unit, we are seeking to leverage existing customer relationships, and existing products to become a global market influencer in the security industry.

Training & Development: Extensive training will be given on all aspects of our products.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets and worked with the following products and/or services: Production, Production Supervisor, Injection Moulding, Manufacturing, Industrial Components, Plant Manager, Operations Manager, Operational Management, Site Manager, Site Operations Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Production Manager, Six Sigma.

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Michael Thorpe quoting Operations Manager / Plant Manager and reference MT14856 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683313 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.