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Head of Manufacturing Operations

A highly successful Sheffield-based group of companies is searching for a forward thinking and innovative Head of Manufacturing Operations to join our OSLCT site based in Sheffield.

The Person

To be successful in your application you will have: 

  • Strong manufacturing background
  • Experience sourcing and implementing new CNC machinery and equipment to drive OEE
  • Excellent people and leadership skills
  • Demonstrable business acumen and exemplary work ethic.

The Role

In this role you will oversee OSL’s ongoing manufacturing operations, and all directly associated functions.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Establish the manufacturing strategy for the business, focusing on capacity, efficiency and quality
  • Direct and drive lean manufacturing and 5S principles throughout the manufacturing area
  • Champion continuous improvement within the manufacturing area, setting ambitious targets
  • Support the engineering function with their proposals for new production techniques, automated manufacturing systems with supporting analysis and costings to drive efficiencies
  • Transform the company operations to a modern and lean organisation
  • Reinforce best working practices that promote company culture & vision.
  • Proactively lead and support employees to encourage maximum performance.
  • Evaluate business performance by analysing and interpreting data & metrics, present recommendations as necessary.
  • Participate and lead high level change management projects


  • On-Site gym
  • Free personal training sessions held on Mondays
  • Forward thinking organization that invests in its staff to improve
  • Generous pension and holiday allowances

If you would like to apply for this position, please email a copy of your CV to jobs@oslct.co.uk.

A full job description is available upon request.

Closing date for application is 12th August 2022

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