Operations Manager – Gloucestershire
UCA Consulting
23h ago

We are working with a leading network infrastructure products manufacturer based in Gloucestershire, its products provide solutions for their clients Data Centre’s and IT network needs and their wide product range includes transceivers, Direct-attach cables, patch-cords and media converters of the highest quality, which are sold globally.

Reporting directly to the Chief Commercial Officer the incumbent will be responsible for logistics, procurement and manufacturing operations.

The successful candidate will keep the management team updated on progress toward aggressive commercial objectives and will be able to craft new methodology in support of a rapidly expanding portfolio of optical transceivers, cables and other networking hardware that require transformation into labelled, packaged and tested finished goods.

Key Responsibilities

  • The postholder will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the production environment from a process / operations perspective
  • You must have had previous experience lead the implementation of production processes and systems
  • Oversee the implementation of a MRP system
  • Hire and manage a team of production line workers to load code and test finished product
  • Ensure robust RMA and quality process.
  • Managing the logistics and warehouse operations
  • Manage purchasing function, managing procurement of subcomponents and material
  • Oversee physical move from the current facility to a new one currently planned for in early 2016.
  • Work closely with the Chief Commercial Officer to achieve quarterly, annual and long term operational objectives in a highly dynamic and fast-growth environment with an eye toward business scalability, efficiency and continuous improvement.
  • Skills Required

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in the Optical transceiver, Cable, Network hardware, Electronics, or System Integrator fields.
  • BS / BA degree preferred (preferably manufacturing or operations) from an accredited college or university
  • Must be willing to travel internationally occasionally
  • Commercially savvy
  • Self-reliant and assertive with a startup mentality
  • Benefits

    Competitive Salaries, Personal Pension Plan, Private Healthcare, Income Protection Scheme

    Hours; Monday Friday 8.30am 5.30pm

    Agency : UCA Consulting Contact Name : Richard Lalchan Contact Email : richard ucaconsulting.uk Telephone : 0208 429 5297 Industry : Manufacturing Job Type : Permanent Location : Gloucestershire Salary : Up to £70k depending on experience

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