Operations Director

Swansea Permanent
  • Established manufacturing business
  • Newly created Operations Directors role

About Our Client

My client is a well-established steel products manufacturer, they design, develop, manufacture and distribute their products throughout the UK and worldwide.

Job Description

As the Operations Director you will be responsible for:

  • The role holds key responsibilities including Production, Facilities Management, Environmental Health and Safety and Continuous Improvement, to ensure the business operates in the most effective manner possible and meets/exceeds customer expectation.
  • Oversee daily operations in the engineering and manufacturing department.
  • Implement operational strategies and objectives to ensure the achievement of the company's goals.
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement in manufacturing processes.
  • Ensure safety and efficiency of all production operations.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to identify and manage resources effectively.
  • Develop and manage budget for the manufacturing department.
  • Maintain compliance with industry and company standards.
  • Lead, mentor, and develop a high-performing engineering and manufacturing team.

The Successful Applicant

A successful Operations Director should have:

  • A degree or equivalent in an Engineering field.
  • Proven leadership experience in the manufacturing sector.
  • Experience of a manufacturing environment where welding, fabrication and manual methods of production have been the main processes.
  • Experience within automated machine based production environment (not high volume).
  • Must have spent a significant portion of career within an own product manufacturing business.
  • Experience with product delivery using own transport fleet or through close cooperation with sub-contract haulier.
  • Extensive working knowledge of Health and Safety requirements of a manufacturing facility and able to promote a strong Health and Safety culture.
  • Ability and confidence to drive improvements in facilities and maintenance.
  • Ability to add value, reduce costs and make business improvements.

What's on Offer

  • Excellent salary.
  • A flexible benefits package tailored to your needs.
  • A chance to lead a dedicated engineering and manufacturing team.
  • An opportunity to work for an environmentally conscious, innovative company.
Mark Hickman
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Phone number
+44 292 064 2034

Job summary

Job function
Engineering & Manufacturing
Operations Management
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Mark Hickman
Consultant phone
+44 292 064 2034
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