Head of Operations

  • Quad Consultancy
  • Malta
  • Mar 22, 2020
Full time Operations Jobs

Job Description

The Client
Our client, a local experienced production & manufacturing company, is looking for a Head of Operations to join their team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of Section Leaders, Shift Leaders, Process Leaders, Quality Control Personnel, Production Planner and Logistics Co-ordinator
  • Manage and motivate the teams within each production line
  • Manage the manpower, material and machines in each area based on Production Plans
  • Identify production delays and accordingly adjust schedules to meet deadlines in conjunction with the Production Planner
  • Evaluate current production processes and recommend improvements
  • Ensure that finished products meet quality standards and customer specifications both at incoming and out-going stages through Quality Control mechanisms
  • Ensure that the manufacturing facilities are well maintained at all times 
  • Ensure and facilitate 5S principles throughout the plant
  • Assist in the recruitment of staff, devise training plans, carry out performance appraisals, and be involved in retention and termination tasks
  • Monitor and manage on-going training for staff and ensure adequate records are kept and suggest improvements
  • Ensure that Work Instructions and all machine setting cards are adhered to and kept up to date
  • Be responsible for the administration of production and QC documentation
  • Assist in maintaining the Quality Management Systems
  • Manage the working schedule of staff, co-ordinate overtime demands including shift work and weekend schedule
  • Be ready to suggest improvements in the plant layout as well as processes to make the production flow more efficiently and effectively


  • Have a minimum of 5 years working experience in a production/manufacturing environment
  • Be passionate about change and achieving operational excellence
  • Preferably have experience in project management
  • Be technically competent and qualified to carry out the tasks entrusted unto the him/her
  • Higher National Diploma in a technical subject preferably Electronics and/or electrical