Operations Manager (MHE)

Location : Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Job Ref : AR325
Consultant : Alex Reeves
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £65k per year + + Bonus + Vehicle


AR325 – Operations Manager (MHE)

Location: Birmingham 

Salary: £65,000 + Bonus + Vehicle


First Military Recruitment are currently supporting one of our established and expanding clients in the search for an Operations Manager within the material handling industry. This role includes cross-company activities and responsibilities. You will be responsible for the ongoing commercial and operational management of a range of areas.

Our client is keen to offer opportunities to Ex-Military personnel, but all applications will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor all Departments/functions within your remit to ensure they meet the requirements of the business strategy.
  • Authorise all selection, recruitment, hiring and training of people within your area of responsibility.
  • Ensure that regular two-way communication takes place between the Company and all Department/function Employees within your remit.
  • Using regular and effective meetings, ensure that all personnel under your control are aware of the Group’s main objectives and are aware of expectations with regard to their own performance and achievement against their objectives.
  • Handle all employee disciplinary and industrial relations matters as appropriate involving the HR Department at all times.
  • Responsible for the training and development of direct reports & their teams
  • Ensure Company Absence/Sickness procedures are followed, and all necessary paperwork is completed including Return to Work Interviews. Sickness levels are monitored.
  • To identify people problems or opportunities and to take appropriate action with regard to these.
  • To perform any other reasonable duties that may be required from time to time within the scope of your knowledge, skills and ability.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Highly involved and visible at all levels
  • An abundance of drive & gravitas, with an inclusive yet strong management style.
  • Ability to understand different company (within the group) strategies and areas of focus.
  • Ability to meet challenging deadlines, across multiple projects.
  • Ability to manage competing demands.
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Enthusiastic and flexible approach
  • High Level of confidentiality and accuracy.
  • Qualified by extensive MHE Industry or similar experience.
  • Suitable education background, possibly but not limited to Grade C or above GCSE’s, professional qualifications and personal development exposure.

Location: Operations Manager (MHE)

Salary: £65,000 + Bonus + Vehicle

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