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Operations Manager

We currently have a vacancy for an Operations Manager, working on site at Stone in Staffordshire.


The Operations Manager is responsible for the planning, co-ordination and control of all manufacturing and engineering processes. Delivering continuous improvement through a focus on Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery.

This is a key Leadership Role where motivating, coaching, mentoring, and developing team members is essential. You will ensure that your team is motivated and trained to the correct level using clearly defined KPI’s. You will use and promote Lean principals including structured problem solving, 5s and continuous improvement. Through good communication and engagement, you will develop an excellent working culture that results in a special team spirit.


  1. Responsible for planning and effective execution of all production activities.
  2. Build / motivate the team by providing clear direction and support, using regular and effective communications.
  3. Focus on team development through effective training and uplifting of skills.
  4. Forecasting the requirements of the production to achieve the production target.
  5. Monitor and use appropriate KPI’s to achieve Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery targets.
  6. Improve and maintain On Time Delivery in Full (OTIF) metrics to exceed 95%.
  7. Management of all revenue earning-related activity in accordance with best/cost-effective practice.
  8. Effect change management to achieve sustainable improvements using Lean manufacturing principals.
  9. Manage and monitor stock levels ensuring that records are accurate and regularly updated.
  10. The ability to work under pressure and motivate others to meet tight deadlines.
  11. Health and safety management – provide a safe working environment liaising closely with HS&E manager.
  12. Provide regular operations updates to the senior management team and provide monthly report.
  13. Assist in the preparation of annual budgets.
  14. Requires strong negotiation skills for getting materials within budget and at the right time.
  15. Work with team to implement the company’s policies and goals.

Additional Responsibilities

At all times ensure that compliance with company policies is maintained.

Health & Safety

Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Company Safety Policy, responsibility to carry out the above duties in a safe manner in accordance with the Safe Systems of Work and the procedures laid down under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH).

Competitive salary and associated benefits.

If you are interested please contact our MD, Nick Farnsworth

01785 815 544 n.farnsworth@mgsprecision.co.uk

Quality Inspector

A very exciting opportunity has arisen at MGS Precision for a Quality Inspector. Working on site at Stone in Staffordshire, in a lovely Grade 2 listed industrial building by the famous canal, in a permanent role of 38 hours, or part time to suit both MGS and the individual. Very good rates of pay, shift rates etc. Reporting to the Quality Manager. Immediate start.

If you are interested please contact our MD, Nick Farnsworth

01785 815 544 n.farnsworth@mgsprecision.co.uk

Design Engineer

We have a vacancy for a Design Engineer with the following experience/capabilities.

  • Catia V5 experience (2-4 years minimum) .
  • Optional PTC Creo Parametric 4, Solid works, siemens NX, solid edge or auto desk inventor.
  • Auto CAD.
  • CAD/CAM experience within manufacturing engineering environment.
  • Experience transferring 2D drawings to 3D models
  • Machining/ Programming experience
  • Ability to produce Part drawings, Stage drawings and Fixture drawings.
  • Required to be officed based in the main, near Stoke/Stone in Staffordshire

Competitive salary and associated benefits. Please contact the Managing Director Nick Farnsworth, n.farnsworth@mgsprecision.co.uk

If you are interested please contact our MD, Nick Farnsworth

01785 815 544 n.farnsworth@mgsprecision.co.uk