Plant Operations Manager / Manufacturing Production

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P8844
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2022
  • Recruiter: alphagary
  • Location: Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, East Midlands
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + Bonus + Private Healthcare
  • Sector: Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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Manufacturing Plant Operations Manager who has the ability to organise, manage and motivate the team with in-depth knowledge of the latest manufacturing and improvement techniques is required to join our senior management team at Alphagary in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.


SALARY:  Competitive + Bonus + Private Healthcare    

LOCATION: Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, East Midlands     

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent



We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Manufacturing Plant Operations Manager who has the ability to organise, manage and motivate the team with in-depth knowledge of the latest manufacturing and improvement techniques.

Reporting to the Regional Operations Director UK and US, the Manufacturing Plant Operations Manager will oversee a team of 90+ employees.

The Manufacturing Plant Operations Manager is a senior operational role with full responsibility and accountability for the establishment and management of the Manufacturing, Engineering and Safety, Health, Quality and Environment (SHQE), Planning, Process Engineering and Warehouse functions.



Alphagary is part of the Orbia group, a community of companies working together to tackle some of the world's most complex challenges.  We are bound by a common purpose:  to Advance Life Around the World.



Your duties as the Manufacturing Plant Operations Manager include:

  • Manage and direct the SHQE function to the highest standards to ensure that all company health, safety quality and environmental management systems are developed, maintained, communicated and implemented in line with government / group guidelines and statutory requirements and are managed within the identified financial budget
  • Manage and direct all manufacturing functions to ensure all NCM, Waste, Customer Complaints and Cost targets meet company goals
  • Developing, improving, and implementing operations and production plans in line with best practice and company global standards minimising stock losses, implementing initiatives to reduce company costs and increase productivity
  • Managing day to day operations, establish and implement Orbia policies and procedures adhering to all company global policies, laws and regulations
  • Manage and direct the day-to-day quality function to ensure all standards set for products are met and root cause, corrective action and recovery of any failures are identified and implemented
  • Proactively drive continuous improvement and lean manufacturing from concept to reality
  • Contribute fully and effectively to the monthly senior management meetings to help co-ordinate and address issues and shape the forward direction of the business
  • Set a high standard of professionalism, quality, integrity and efficiency within the business and lead by example
  • Define and implement metrics for cost and operations improvements and ensure high levels of safety, customer service, quality and people development and be responsible for strategic investment decisions for cost reduction and service delivery


Candidate Requirements:

  • Preferably qualified to degree level in a production or engineering discipline, with extensive experience in a fast moving, dynamic manufacturing environment
  • Must demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of latest manufacturing and improvement techniques
  • Previous experience and be able to demonstrate ability to organise, manage and motivate employees, with a sound understanding of employment law and HR aspects of employment
  • The ability to work under pressure and deal efficiently with conflicting priorities
  • Negotiation skills, able to negotiate with diplomacy and tact
  • A confident communicator and inspirational leader, able to effectively engage with and influence suppliers, clients and colleagues at all levels of the business
  • Strong analytical insight and financial literacy skills, to assess viability of business improvement opportunities compiling and managing a budget, Capital Expenditure
  • Results-driven and strategically focused, but with a strong ability to get into the detail of business processes


Why choose Alphagary?

Advancing Life - You see and touch our durable, high-performance and sustainable materials everywhere, every day

Keeping You Safe - Our culture of safety is dynamic and deliberate. Our greatest asset are our people

Values that Matter - Embracing Diversity, Taking Responsibility, Being Brave

Hands-on Training -You’ll receive on-the-job training and guidance to keep you learning and gaining highly marketable skills

Like many of your teammates here, you won’t just be building up job skills – you’ll be building a career!





To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details.


This job is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of alphagary