Job Title: Operations Manager – Leading Printer

Salary: £55,000 to £60,000 per annum

Location: East Anglia

Reference: J4235

Contact: George Thompson

Telephone: 0141 647 6688

Categories: Print, Commercial Print, Management, Production/Technical, East Anglia


We are working with supplier of premium printed products to find a stand out Operations Manager. Having won numerous awards for innovative ideas, this company creates, develops and manufactures unique products. It takes pride in ensuring products are delivered in perfect condition and believe that is key to their success.

This specialist in all things print is looking for a senior manager who can ensure that all parts of the production process come together to deliver the correct quality of each product. This role is vital for ensuring our client maintains its strong reputation within the marketplace. You will support the company in production planning, ensuring adequate resources. Providing leadership support to teams, motivating and training staff will be key to achieving production goals.

The Operations Manager is a conduit between different departments, providing important feedback and communication. This is vital for continuous improvement processes.

With a constant focus on the company’s success, you will ensure KPIs are in place and production targets are met. You will implement any new policies and procedures relating to production processes, while managing budgets and costs effectively.

Key Skills Required:

  1. Leadership – leading teams from different departments to achieve organisational goals.
  2. Communication – ensuring that communication is ongoing and effective between different departments.
  3. IT – keeping up to date with IT systems in the workplace while understanding technologies.
  4. Team working – fostering an environment of teamwork to ensure that all products are delivered on time and company goals are met.
  5. Initiative – The ability to take lead when hurdles arise or when tasks require completion.
  6. Planning – staying ahead of the game and ensuring future plans are clearly defined out for everyone to follow.
  7. Problem Solving – adapting to the ever-changing environment and reacting quickly to meet challenges.
  8. Quality – demonstrable background in LEAN manufacturing AND experience implementing ISO 9000

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