Operations Director

Doncaster Permanent
  • A multi-site, manufacturing leadership opportunity
  • Excellent opportunity for a proven Operations Director

About Our Client

Polypipe Building Products is the UK's leading manufacturer of plastic piping systems and low-carbon heating solutions in the residential market. Part of the Genuit Group plc, the Building Products business designs, develops and manufactures a comprehensive range of products from 4 sites in the Doncaster area. One of Yorkshire's largest manufacturing operations, they employ over 1000 people.

Job Description

Leading a large team (via a management structure) over multiple facilities, the Operations Director will be tasked with driving a proactive and forward-thinking culture and world class customer service. Reporting into the Managing Director you will be a key member of the organisation's senior leadership team with responsibility for a significant P&L, supply chain, manufacturing, engineering, Op Ex and QHSE.

The Operations Director will play an integral role in transforming this multi-site manufacturing operation They will champion intelligent use of data and continuous improvement, working closely with commercial teams on sales and operational planning.

Other responsibilities will include:

  • Driving a strong health & safety agenda
  • Full accountability for end-to-end supply chain including strategic sourcing
  • Challenging production metrics and driving manufacturing capacity across all sites
  • Empowering a high-performance culture at all levels of the organisation
  • Identifying and delivering a market leading customer service strategy
  • Ensuring full utilisation of ERP systems

The Successful Applicant

The successful Operations Director will be a proven leader with demonstrable experience in leading large, high volume manufacturing operations. They will possess a range of the following:

  • Demonstrable experience of leading large, fast paced manufacturing facilities
  • A strong lean toolbox with a background of significant positive change
  • A comprehensive knowledge of end-to-end supply chains with relevant experience working with commercial teams to deliver S&OP / IBP
  • A proven background in delivering world class customer service in a high-volume manufacturing environment
  • The gravitas and ambition to lead a large manufacturing business to a world-class status
  • A strong understanding of manufacturing systems and relevant experience of ERP systems

What's on Offer

A competitive salary with an industry leading package

Will Eisenberg
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Phone number
+44 114 263 6027

Job summary

Job function
Engineering & Manufacturing
Operations Management
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Will Eisenberg
Consultant phone
+44 114 263 6027
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