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Operations Director

Derbyshire   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Operations Director
  • Manufacturing Assembly Plant

About Our Client

Our client is a leading international manufacturing organisation. Their culture is one of investing in manufacturing technologies and product development providing their customer base with a high quality and efficiently manufactured product.

Job Description

The Operations Director will be responsible for developing the on-going site strategy which will include the development of processes and systems to drive manufacturing deficiencies year-on-year. Specific responsibilities will include the leadership of:

  • A broad management team including: Production, engineering, quality, HSE and supply chain
  • Creating and delivering the site improvement program in line with the group
  • Developing teams and people to create a succession plan for the site
  • Creating and presenting effective cap-ex plans
  • Working as a wider member of the business for group activities

The Successful Applicant

The individual we are seeking will have a proven track record of manufacturing excellence, lean manufacturing and developing people and teams.

Specific experience and skills will include:

  • Experience of leading an assembly facility with responsibility across all operational aspects of the business
  • Experience of creating and developing the site strategy
  • Proven experience of developing teams & people
  • Experience of developing continuous improvement activities and implementing lean production systems
  • Ability to led and manage sustainable change
  • Experience of working as part of a wider management team and their ability to manage the conflict that may arise
  • Ideally degree educated in a technical / engineering discipline

What's on Offer

Market rate