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

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