Operations Manager

Operations Manager

We are currently recruiting for an Operations Manager on behalf of our client based in Wigan.

Role of the Operations Manager:

·Responsible as Technical Regulation & Standardisation Officer being in accordance with the Corporate TR&S strategy and with the operating needs
·Liaise with internal stakeholders to identify product development opportunities
·Lead and co-ordinate the strategic technical & standardisation activities including relevant Bsi, BEAMA, IET Wiring Regulations, Building Regulations & Environmental technical committees
·Identifying trends in Circuit Protection and Wiring Accessory technology to provide input into Company digital strategy
·Develop supply chain strategy for both high and low volume products to be brought into the product portfolio
·Develop the digital product platform in accordance with latest Technology and Market Requirements
·Lead the strategic technical and standardisation activities
·Ensure processes and systems are LEAN, effective and as efficient as possible through process management and re-engineering
·Research into key, relevant future trends through internal and external sources
·Provide technical input into product development meeting company strategy
·Engage and lead colleagues on digitalisation journey
·Develop digital product roadmap and platform in accordance with technology and market requirements
·Select and integrate strategic partners for the supply of hardware and software requirements to support the portfolio
·Assist in the selection of new suppliers for the digital product platform together with Procurement, SCM, Product Management, Quality & R&D
·Evaluate developments with product portfolio for adoption into the company product portfolio

Details of the Operations Manager:

·Salary: £Competitive + Bonus and Company Car
·Location: Wigan
·Job type: Permanent
·Working hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday – Friday

As an Operations Manager, you will need to have/be:

·Exemplary communication and collaborative skills
·Able to persuade and influence at all levels of internal and external organisations to drive projects forward
·Shows an ability to drive for results
·Ability to manage and lead change
·Project management skills, in both planning, management and implementation
·Negotiating skills
·Knowledge of research and design processes, preferably within an electrical market
·Budgeting and CAPEX processes
·Knowledge regarding the development, production and maintenance of Wiring Accessory and Circuit Protection products
·Knowledge of relevant BS and IEC Product Standards
·Knowledge of production of compression and injection moulding of plastics

Benefits of working as an Operations Manager:

·26 days holiday plus bank holidays
·Company Pension
·Healthcare

If you are interested in this position, please click apply!

Technical Standards Manager

Digital Innovation and Technical Standards Manager

We are currently recruiting for a Digital Innovation and Technical Standards Manager, on behalf of our client based in Manchester.

Role of the Digital Innovation and Technical Standards Manager:

·Responsible as Technical Regulation & Standardisation Officer, being in accordance with the Corporate TR&S strategy and with the operating needs
·Liaise with internal stakeholders to identify product development opportunities
·Lead and co-ordinate the strategic technical & standardisation activities including relevant Bsi, BEAMA, IET Wiring Regulations, Building Regulations & Environmental technical committees
·Identifying trends in Circuit Protection and Wiring Accessory technology to provide input into Company digital strategy
·Develop supply chain strategy for both high and low volume products to be brought into the product portfolio
·Develop the company’s digital product platform in accordance with latest Technology and Market Requirements
·Lead the strategic technical and standardisation activities for the businesses
·Ensure processes and systems are LEAN, effective and as efficient as possible through process management and re-engineering
·Research into key, relevant future trends through internal and external sources
·Provide technical input into product development meeting company strategy
·Engage and lead colleagues on digitalisation journey
·Develop digital product roadmap and platform in accordance with technology and market requirements
·Select and integrate strategic partners for the supply of hardware and software requirements to support the portfolio
·Assist in the selection of new suppliers for the digital product platform together with Procurement, SCM, Product Management, Quality & R&D

Details of the Digital Innovation and Technical Standards Manager:

·Salary: £Competitive + Bonus and Company Car
·Location: Manchester
·Job Type: Permanent
·Working hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday – Friday

As a Digital Innovation and Technical Standards Manager you will need to have/be:

·Exemplary communication and collaborative skills
·Able to persuade and influence at all levels of internal and external organisations to drive projects forward
·Shows an ability to drive for results
·Ability to manage and lead change
·Project management skills, in both planning, management and implementation
·Negotiating skills
·Knowledge of research and design processes, preferably within an electrical market
·Budgeting and CAPEX processes
·Knowledge regarding the development, production and maintenance of Wiring Accessory and Circuit Protection products
·Knowledge of relevant BS and IEC Product Standards
·Knowledge of production of compression and injection moulding of plastics

Benefits of working as a Digital Innovation and Technical Standards Manager:

·26 days holiday plus bank holidays
·Company Pension
·Healthcare

If you are interested in this position, please click apply!

Head of Electrical Wiring Accessories

Head of Electrical Wiring Accessories

We are currently recruiting for a Head of Electrical Wiring Accessories on behalf of our client based in Manchester.

Role of the Head of Electrical Wiring Accessories:

·Create and implement Electrical Wiring Accessories (EWA) Product Unit strategy, in line with Company strategy
·In addition to a functional role, lead EWA team in delivering world class Product Management, Research and Design and Procurement activities
·Ensures coordination of resource across multi-disciplinary team towards common goal of delivering innovative product to market on time and within budget
·Drives improvement in To-Market lead times through efficient, lean process management
·Ultimately accountable for providing collaborative, productive, mutually beneficial link between EWA operational product teams and the Sales Function, working together to identify opportunities and manage risk
·Provide escalation point for all EWA Project Management queries
·Coordinating Multi-disciplinary team towards key strategic objectives
·Maintain EWA market share through strategic evaluation of the market and implementation of innovative Product Design and Management and through effective Procurement.
·Provide effective link between subordinate teams and Senior Management
·Effective people management in ensuring exemplary performance, engagement, collaboration and innovation
·Collaborating openly across the business to meet EWA project timelines and cost requirements
·Ensure processes within the Product Unit are LEAN, effective and as efficient as possible through process management and re-engineering
·Delivery of EWA projects on time, to cost and to quality requirements
·Collaboration across Product Unit teams and external departments
·Innovative Product design, delivery, and launch
·Effective and efficient Supply Chain solutions meeting strategic needs of Product Unit

Details of the Head of Electrical Wiring Accessories:

·Salary: £Competitive + Bonus and Company Car
·Location: Manchester
·Job type: Permanent
·Working hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday – Friday

As the Head of Electrical Wiring Accessories you will need to have/be:

·Excellent communication and collaborative skills
·Adaptive management style
·The ability to achieve optimal performance from diverse teams and team members
·Shows an ability to drive for results and achieve completion of projects
·Able to assume overall responsibility for the project management of CCP activities, delegating as appropriate
·Project management skills, in both planning, management and implementation
·Able to persuade and influence at all levels of the organisation to drive projects forward
·Ability to manage and lead change
·Ability to undertake Lead role within one of the teams within the CCP structure
·Product lifecycle and Product to market processes
·Design processes including regulatory and standards requirements
·Design processes including regulatory and standards requirements
·Experience of leading manufacturing teams
·CCP Sales, markets and marketing experience
·Knowledge of budgeting and CAPEX processes
·Knowledge of and input into relevant external industry and trade associations, e.g. BEAMA
·Knowledge of tooling development processes

Benefits of working as Head of Electrical Wiring Accessories:

·26 days holiday plus bank holidays
·Company Pension
·Healthcare

If you are interested in this position, please click apply!

Head of Commercial Circuit Protection

Head of Commercial Circuit Protection

We are currently recruiting for a Head of Commercial Circuit Protection on behalf of our client based in Manchester.

Role of the Head of Commercial Circuit Protection:

·Create and implement Commercial Circuit Protection (CCP) Product Unit strategy, in line with Company strategy
·Lead CCP team in delivering world class Product Management, Research and Design and Procurement activities
·Lead CCP Sales team in growing sustainable sales, meeting budgetary and financial targets
·Ensures coordination of resource across multi-disciplinary team towards common goal of delivering innovative product to market on time and within budget
·Lead CCP Manufacturing Teams to deliver product to time and to cost in meeting all customer needs
·Provide escalation point for all CCP Project Management queries
·Coordinating Multi-disciplinary team towards key strategic objectives
·Maintain CCP market share through strategic evaluation of the market and implementation of innovative Product Design and Management and through effective Procurement.
·Provide effective link between subordinate teams and Senior Management
·Effective people management in ensuring exemplary performance, engagement, collaboration and innovation
·Collaborating openly across the business to meet CCP project timelines and cost requirements
·Ensure processes within the Product Unit are LEAN, effective and as efficient as possible through process management and re-engineering
·Ensure processes within the Product Unit are LEAN, effective and as efficient as possible through process management and re-engineering
·Delivery of CCP projects on time, to cost and to quality requirements
·Collaboration across Product Unit teams and external departments
·Innovative Product design, delivery, and launch

Details of the Head of Commercial Circuit Protection:

·Salary: £Competitive + Bonus and Company Car
·Location: Manchester
·Job type: Permanent
·Working hours: 8.30am – 4.30pm Monday – Friday

As the Head of Commercial Circuit Protection, you will need to have/be:

·Project management experience
·Excellent communication and collaborative skills
·Adaptive management style
·The ability to achieve optimal performance from diverse teams and team members
·Shows an ability to drive for results and achieve completion of projects
·Able to assume overall responsibility for the project management of CCP activities, delegating as appropriate
·Project management skills, in both planning, management and implementation
·Able to persuade and influence at all levels of the organisation to drive projects forward
·Ability to manage and lead change
·Ability to undertake Lead role within one of the teams within the CCP structure
·Product lifecycle and Product to market processes
·Design processes including regulatory and standards requirements
·Design processes including regulatory and standards requirements
·Experience of leading manufacturing teams
·CCP Sales, markets and marketing experience
·Knowledge of budgeting and CAPEX processes
·Knowledge of and input into relevant external industry and trade associations, e.g. BEAMA
·Knowledge of tooling development processes

Benefits of working as Head of Commercial Circuit Protection:

·26 days holiday plus bank holidays
·Company Pension
·Healthcare

If you are interested in this position, please click apply!