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Manufacturing Manager / Head of Manufacturing, Oxford

Oxford, Oxfordshire

Up to £60000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits


Manufacturing Manager / Head of Manufacturing, Oxford, £60,000pa plus benefits:

Manufacturing Manager or

  • Head of Manufacturing is urgently required by a University of Oxford spinout who has developed disruptive engineering technology within their industry. This company has already raised significant funding which has resulted in rapid growth and product optimisation. They now need a talented Manufacturing Manager or Head of Manufacturing to help set up and drive forward a rapid growth production facility/team.

The role:

This exciting Manufacturing Manager or

  • Head of Manufacturing role will report to the Operations Director and the right person will need to demonstrate experience of implementing manufacturing & quality strategies, production systems, techniques and process, and be competent in leading key supplier commercial negotiations all in a rapidly growing product development SME. Another key part of the role is to ensure the companys manufacturing strategy is kept relevant and delivered in an appropriate manner to ensure high quality products are made available in the volumes necessary and to an increasing number of geographical regions.

About you:

This Manufacturing Manager or Head of Manufacturing position will require someone with a minimum of 5 years experience at a manufacturing management level. As a small manufacturing company, the staff who work for this business are proactive, enjoy working with others, accepting of challenging targets and are comfortable adapting to new tasks. The person in this role will also need to lead and inspire others within the company. Manufacturing Manager or Head of Manufacturing applying for this role should have the following skills, experience and interests:

Hold a degree qualification or equivalent, with previous experience of operating at management level in a manufacturing environment. Understand mechanical production processes, have a strong understanding of Quality Assurance in production. Experience of successful and rapid volume growth. Experience of handling and working with procurement teams. Experience of implementing change within a production/manufacturing environment. Operate at a strategic level delivering our current manufacturing strategy and setting future direction. To have a relevant level of experience working in an MRP environment sufficient to guide ongoing development and optimisation. Competent to establish and manage relationships with key suppliers, having excellent proven negotiations skills to ensure cost down and the correct and timely delivery of components. Have knowledge of engineering workshop practices to ensure a safe working environment.

Our client offers a competitive salary, £60,000pa plus benefits, which includes a company contributory pension, death in service insurance, 25 days annual holiday plus public holidays. If this exciting Manufacturing Manager or Head of Manufacturing opportunity is of interest to you, please contact the MARS team by applying to this advert.

MARS Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes applications from suitably qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, sex, marital status, national origin, religion, age, disability, or any other protected status. Suitable candidates for the role will be contacted within 3 working days, unfortunately if you havent heard back in this time your application has been unsuccessful at this time.

MARS Recruitment is a specialist Engineering & IT recruiter working in partnership with companies across the UK and offers services of both an Employment Business (for Temporary/Contract roles) and an Employment Agency (for Permanent roles).

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