Operation Project Manager
Manufacturing for the future of defence through excellence, Innovation and expertise.
My client is looking for an Operation Project Manager to join their team in Milton Keynes.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a market leading company combining engineering expertise, innovation and manufacturing excellence.
Founded in the 1980's they brought together several brands to form a unique partner for RF/microwave, electromagnetic and security solutions.
Today the team includes over 1700 people working across 17 different manufacturing and design centres in North America and Europe.
As the Operations Project Manager you will ensure the manufacturing team are effectively trained, managed and deployed in compliance with the latest Employee Health and Safety legislation.
A big part of the role will be to review performance metrics and initiate Continuous Improvement programs in support of manufacturing at lower costs. You'll be the main point of contact for customer base regarding large projects in Manufacturing.
In this role you will be integral to the success of the Manufacturing department by holding regular meetings to outline targets and implement robust corrective actions - you will be publishing regular metrics to all staff to ensure the flow down of clear goals is achieved.
It'll be up to you to establish clear team leadership and help motivate the programme teams. In addition to this you will be developing the process infrastructure and resources of the Ops Programme providing clear reporting of progress and identifying any risks and mitigation plans to relevant stakeholders.
To be successful you will be an experienced leader of manufacturing teams, a lean practitioner with working knowledge of MRP systems combining good analytical skills balanced with solid practical experience.
Ideally, you'll have a minimum of 5 years' experience in a manufacturing leadership position and have experience of microelectronics in an aerospace or defence environment.
You must be eligible for security vetting.
If this sounds like something that you'd want to get your teeth into then get in touch and apply below.
t.collishaw @ ioassociates.co.uk