Operations Manager

Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge, with a forward thinking organisation within the high tech engineering sector? The Hyde Group are established Industry experts and have a new vacancy for an Operations Manager, working at their manufacturing facility in Dukinfield.   

About us

We have successfully supplied to the Aerospace industry for over 40 years.    We are currently on track to achieve our strong growth plans and we pride ourselves on delivering right first time solutions and going the extra mile to delight our customers

About the opportunity

This is a great opportunity to join a reputable business with a strong set of core values in a friendly supportive environment.  We have a strong focus on developing our people with the potential to further your career.  Our salaries are competitive and we have purpose built sites that offer free car parking. 

This exciting role would involve you monitoring production KPI’s to ensure that the company achieves its quality and delivery targets.  You’ll ensure that all production activity is cost efficient and effective.

You will utilise capacity planning to identify and control shop floor activities and improve performance.  You will also have the ability to solve engineering problems and understand what is needed to ensure jobs are manufacturing right first time and delivered on time. 

A strong leader of people, you will use your leadership experience to inspire your team and get support for your ideas. You will also promote and uphold company standards such as lean manufacturing, continuous improvement and work ethic, working to the core values of Hyde Details.

You will also use your experience to drive continuous improvement activity, empowering your people to make improvements by ensuring they have the tools & techniques to identify, analyse and implement changes in the process.

Ideally you will have:

  • A relevant qualification in Mechanical Engineering/time served apprenticeship.

  • Possess a broad background in sheet metal manufacture with a wide range of knowledge on manufacturing and production processes associated with these processes. (not essential)

  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical engineering & technical drawings.

  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills for a demanding and Customer focused working environment.

  • Be personally energetic, dynamic, positive, and enthusiastic and possess the ability to think laterally and act through reasoned decision making.

  • Possess excellent personal organisation and business administration skills

  • Good leadership skills; your role is to enable your staff to deliver the demands of the business (give direction, be a role model & to motivate)

  • Must have a good team working ethic and be highly motivated.

  • Effective negotiation skills; you will be required to work in partnership with a number of departments

  • Commercially and strategically awareness; results orientated and customer focused.

  • Have a working understanding of quality management systems and the requirements within aerospace, preferred but not essential

  • Have a working understanding of health and safety best practice and legislation.

  • Have a working understanding of the principles and tools of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement tools; preferred but not essential

  • Possess the ability to implement and manage change in the business. Be able to get things done and make things happen to achieve the aims of production and the business.

  • Possess strong computer skills and competency in basic MS Office applications


f this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you then please apply for this role through the careers page, quoting the job title in the subject header and attaching your CV.