Operations Support Manager - 40k

Job Description

VANRATH are thrilled to be assisting one of our major clients in Greyabbey with the recruitment of an Operations Support Manager to join their expanding team.

This is a position that requires combining excellent organisational skills, people skills and multitasking skills.

This is a Monday - Friday position.


£35,000 - £40,000 per year + fantastic benefits in a modern workplace


  • To provide strong management and leadership to ensure all Operations support functions supply parts and services on time to support the Manufacturing operation.
  • To manage the manufacturing control centre, ensuring all data is relevant, consistent and up to date, and report to senior team on performance.
  • Management of operations support functions including planning and production.
  • Management of all control centre data and production of management reports.
  • Achieve annual business plan targets developed by the facilities site operations manager.
  • Analyse the manufacturing of products across the facility; make recommendations and implement changes to improve manufacturing effectiveness.
  • Maintaining and further developing positive effective working relationships with Stakeholders, line managers, peers and direct reports in order to reach mutually beneficial outcomes to business challenges.
  • Ensuring adherence to the organisation's departmental policies and corporate procedures.
  • Identify potential hazards and take appropriate action to eliminate/mitigate.

Essential Criteria:

  • 3-4 years manufacturing experience.
  • Track record of working, driving and influencing change.
  • Ability to solve practical problems.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to read, analyse, interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations

Desirable Criteria:

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering/manufacturing discipline or Bachelor's degree in Business.
  • Strong senior management experience with precision machining/metal treatment and assembly.
  • Working within and Aerospace environment.
  • Working knowledge of SAP.
  • Operations experience in a lean manufacturing plant environment.

For further information on this opportunity, or any other jobs in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Conor Birch in the strictest confidence.