Operations Manager

Location
England, Wiltshire
Salary
£45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
01 Nov 2017
Ref
V03551
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Furniture, Other

This British design house and manufacturer of upholstered furniture for national high street retailers are about to launch their corporate and hospitality offering for designers and contract specifiers. This will be the main driver towards the next phase of the companys growth.

To help achieve this, they are looking for an Operations Manager to join their skilled team to run the production facility.

They are looking for someone who has previously had the experience of leading the change from a workshop environment to a professional manufacturing and QC house, with the people, team and culture at the heart of process. You will be initiating and driving lean management and change culture through empowerment of the team and building a new way of working. Experience in upholstery is not a prerequisite, although passion, determination, integrity and a good nature is!

Person / Experience Required:
 

  • Relevant qualifications, ideally in Business Administration
  • Experience of working in a workshop environment
  • An engineering background would be advantageous
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Systematic organised approach
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An ideas person with creative flair would be beneficial