Operations Manager - CNC

Interaction Recruitment
Wolverley Village
£45,000 per annum
04 Sep 2017
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Interaction Recruitment are the fastest growing UK based independent recruiter and we are working with an Engineering client in the Dudley - West Midlands area supporting them in their search for a UK Operations Manager with strong man-management, operational and machining and planning experience particularly CNC.

As UK Operations manager you will be responsible for 30-60 members of staff within the business unit, creating and sustaining a great working environment and encouraging everyone to work together to achieve the end goal.


  • First line management for all employees on the shop floor
  • Planning of all jobs
  • Promoting Health and safety across the business
  • Planning new tool builds and implementing tool trials
  • Championing manufacturing initiatives such as 5s, lean and Six sigma
  • Assisting in any Customer and Supplier liaison
  • Working closely with all team members to ensure talent is recognised and rewarded and relevant training is provided
  • Conducting weekly and monthly meetings and reporting directly to the UK Operations Director
  • Identifying any repairs and modifications, planning and actioning these.


  • Production Management/Operations Management experience within a Tool Making environment is essential.
  • Automotive experience is highly desirable
  • Experience of a range of CNC Machining and manufacturing processes
  • If you have used Powermill software this would be a distinct advantage
  • Strong Microsoft office skills are essential
  • Engineering qualifications

What we need from you:

  • A lead from the front Management style
  • Reliable, honest, hard-working, highly motivated, passionate about engineering
  • A quick thinker, strong problem solver, with excellent planning and organisational skills

What you will receive;

  • A competitive salary of a minimum of 45k, we want the right person so please contact me if you fit the bill and are at a higher salary level
  • A great career path within a company who have a fantastic track record in terms of staff attrition
  • Enrolment onto company pension scheme
  • Death in service benefit
  • Private healthcare
  • 33 days holiday which increase after 5 years
  • The working hours are Monday-Friday 7am - 5pm there is some occasional weekend work and early Friday finishes.

We are looking for a candidate who can start immediately, please contact me today for an interview -

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