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Production Operations manager

Reference: 21285


Belfast, County Antrim



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31 July, 2023

Production Operations Manager

We are exclusively managing a critically important role for a highly respected and established brand. This company provides a broad range of bespoke solutions to the construction sector across UK, Ireland and other international locations. The organisation wants to appoint a results-driven professional who can tackle ambitious growth goals while skilfully supporting and leading a technically skilled and competent workforce. This is a very impressive organisation that will spring forward with a person who offers the right people management skills and experience. The company is passionate about crafting exquisite, tailor-made solutions that exceed customer expectations. They offer a commitment to unmatched craftsmanship; exceptional quality and this trusted industry leader aspires to select a Production Operations Manager to drive success to new heights.


  • Work with directors to focus on driving production and productivity, increase capacity of the existing team, improve production scheduling (existing capacity and future lines)
  • Introduce/develop lean manufacturing, continued improvement culture (innovation, layout, tech, equipment etc)
  • Lead and inspire the team, foster a collaborative and high-performance culture and set daily operational and performance goals.
  • Ensure efficient operations, timely product delivery, and superior quality to deliver and fulfil an on-quality and on-time culture.
  • Review processes and organisational workflow to drive innovation, continuous improvement and deliver PPM procedures; to maintain exceptionally quality standards.
  • Provide solutions for personnel goals, deliver in training commitments and create a positive work environment.
  • Manage budgets, optimize financial performance, and cultivate cost efficiency.
  • Build and nurture relationships with key clients, architects, business partners and designers to retain and enhance new business opportunities.
  • Stay ahead of market trends and drive innovation to maintain a competitive edge.


The ideal person will have the majority of these capabilities:

  • Proven experience as a Production Manager, ideally in a building-solutions company or a related manufacturing / construction field.
  • Knowledge and experience of lean principles
  • Inspiring leadership and excellent people management skills.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • In-depth knowledge of manufacturing processes, quality control, and operational efficiency.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A degree is not essential, but a strong academic track record is welcomed.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Alan Braithwaite (Director) or send in your CV as described in this website.  

Next Steps:
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