Operations Manager – Sheffield

      Ability Matters Group welcomes applications for the post of Operations Manager in Sheffield

      Ortho Europe Ltd, part of the Ability Matters Group, is the largest supplier of prosthetic, orthotic and wheelchair services to the NHS and private sector in the UK and Ireland. As a company we aim to continuously improve the services we deliver and develop those who work for us.

      We have an exciting opportunity for an Operations Manager to oversee our Manufacturing, administration, stores and goods in/out functions at our orthotic goods manufacturing site in Sheffield.

      If you are:

      • Passionate about high standards of Quality in an Operational and Manufacturing environment
      • An excellent problem solver and communicator
      • Organised and can develop robust plans to ensure clarity for teams on priorities
      • Able to work to tight deadlines and inspire Teams to work together to deliver this

      We want to hear from you!

      You will provide leadership, planning and guidance, working with the existing staff within these functions to maintain and continuously improve the service we offer to our customers and their patients.

      We take pride in providing patients with an industry leading service to enhance their ability so we are looking for positive and dynamic people to join us and deliver on this commitment. We are a growing company and have an excellent record of people progressing within the organisation and therefore welcome applications from ambitious individuals who are looking to further their career.

      Key elements of this rewarding job role include:

      • Managing the growth and success of the team
      • Communicating with all relevant employees to ensure delivery times are met
      • Ensuring that Plans, schedules, workload of manpower are adequate to make sure targets are being met on a cost-effective basis
      • Ensuring that all departments are co-ordinated effectively to deliver products based on the client’s request within agreed lead times to industry leading Quality standards
      • Communicating any changes in the order or delivery date to relevant parties
      • Monitoring production standards
      • Ensuring that the site is performing within Budgetary requirements
      • Making sure the working environment maintains access to high quality equipment
      • Following up on interruptions to the order in an effective, timely manner
      • Organising plans and implement effective inventory management activity
      • Organising plans and implement effective inventory management activity
      • Confirming that Health and Safety regulations are followed
      • Providing guidance to employees to ensure objectives and aims are clear
      • Managing the administration, stores and dispatch departments.
      • Managing, monitoring and reporting on key performance indicators, both financial and operational
      • Working in partnership with offsite contracts to effectively contribute to the success of the supply chain
      • Maintaining and managing relationships with key stakeholders, including customers, clinicians, external suppliers, Opcare Staff (part of the Ability Matters Group) and staff at other Ortho Europe manufacturing facilities
      • Working with the local and national teams to identify and implement process improvements
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