Operations / Production Director - Manufacturing

Praesumo Ltd
From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus Car, Bonus and Benefits
12 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Operations / Production Director Manufacturing £60k - £80k Basic Bonus Benefits West Yorkshire Our client is a privately owned, fast growing, medium sized manufacturing business supplying a range of market leading consumer driven products. Operating across the Sports, Healthcare, Safety and Childcare sectors the business has a long standing reputation for outstanding customer service, quality and product innovation. With a strong commitment to new product development and an aggressive growth strategy the business will see a significant increase in output over the next three years. Key to the delivery of this growth will be the appointment of an Operations / Production Director who will lead the development of the manufacturing facility to the next level. As a member of the senior management team and reporting directly to the Managing Director you will take full responsibility for all operational and manufacturing related activities. Your key task will be to ensure that the Operations and Production strategy is aligned with the wider business goals and you will be responsible for delivery of this strategy. You will develop and implement all of the operational procedures leading to the delivery of these goals and ensure that the vision for the business is communicated to and embraced by the entire workforce. You are an experienced and proven Operations / Production professional with a track record of leading teams in a cellular manufacturing environment. You will be a lean manufacturing expert and your success in driving through lean techniques and continuous improvement will be vital to this role. You will be a strategic thinker but with a hands-on communication style, you will be able to demonstrate that you know your business from top to bottom, while motivating your team by leading from the front. In return you will be offered an outstanding package including the opportunity of equity. However more than this, you will be given the opportunity to play a leading role the in the growth of the business and the long term reward for that would be the progression to Managing Director. If you have the skills, ambition and determination to succeed in this opportunity then please apply with your CV quoting reference PD1016. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion in the first instance call Aaron Henning on 0113 826 7915. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66871727