Operations Director

£90,000 - £100,000 Per Annum

Full Time


West Midlands,

Manufacturing And Production

Posted 26 days ago

Expires In 2 Days

Job Description

Technical Network are working in partnership with a market leading global manufacturer who are looking for an Operations Director for one of their Midlands based production facilities.
Role: Operations Director
Salary: up to £100,000 (depending on experience) + car allowance + bonus  
Location: West Midlands area (relocation assistance available)
Reporting to the Managing Director responsible for all production operations and output to achieve customer orders OTIF , OEE and meeting high safety & quality metrics
You will be a strong communicator and will be a key advocate for engagement with internal stakeholders, workforce, unions & external stakeholders. You will be a key ambassador for operational efficiency, quality, health & safety, people development, cost efficiency & delivery.
Key Responsibilities for the Operations Director:
o Ensuring that all areas of the business are delivering on time & on budget
o Driving Health & Safety and working to develop a strong culture on site
o Leading the organisation on its Lean Journey, you will be a key player in  continuous improvement in productivity and efficiency
o Providing overall direction in terms of cost effective operations & planning
o Assuring the continuing Quality of products
o Improving the performance of all of your direct reports as strong communication with them
Key Requirements for the Operations Director:
Applications are sought from experienced Senior leadership professionals with a tangible record of success in an Operational or Manufacturing Management capacity gained in a manufacturing environment
o Background gained in aerospace, automotive, performance materials, medical devices or similar highly regulated quality metric manufacturing sector essential
o Strong lean toolbox – strong understanding and ability to drive Continuous Improvement activity.
o Demonstrating a history achieving profit and business growth through effective planning, cost control & full operational P&L leadership
o Strong communication skills is key; forging relationship with the workforce headcount at the business
o Qualification in Engineering or Technical discipline (Degree, HNC, HND), ideally with additional professional qualifications (ILM, MBA, IOSH etc)
The opportunity:
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced senior Operations or Manufacturing Management professional to be part of a niche global manufacturing organisation with a strong sales plan and planned capital investment. As a member of the senior management team, you will be instrumental in the growth and expansion of the business. In return our client is offering an excellent salary, car allowance, generous pension contribution, performance related bonus, health insurance plus additional fringe benefits.
Apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion technical-network.co.uk
Technical Network recruits Engineers and Managers for the automotive, aerospace, electrical / electronic technology, energy, engineering and manufacturing, with a portfolio of services including advertising search, permanent and contract recruitment services.

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0121 450 5000

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Technical Network Birmingham

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