Operations Director

Very attractive executive salary + exceptional bonus + car + pension +
12 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Operations Director position working in high volume manufacturing of engineered electronic life safety products based on the South Coast of England. Currently could be working as a Head of Operations, VP Manufacturing, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt or Operations Manager. Specialist in building successful teams, creating a culture of excellence and managing large numbers of staff within the manufacture of technical / engineered products. Board level position within a highly dynamic senior management team with ambitious plans and a commitment to creating a company that demonstrates Lean Manufacturing. Leading a large department that includes manufacturing, supply chain, quality, health & safety and process engineering, this person will be a very strong leader with excellent personal presence and gravitas. The Operations Director will develop the team to improve productivity and create a culture of excellence. Having a strong analytical mind will be key to the success of this person, as data is used effectively to drive decision-making and understand where improvements can be made. Lean manufacturing will also play a large part in the improvement of the performance of the department as Lean Six Sigma tools and methodologies are applied, to drive change. Using experience gained from working within high volume manufacturing, the Operations Director will improve standards though their own search for excellence, and by demonstrating their strong personal values that will be in line with those of the company. They will spot issues early, have a pragmatic approach, be capable of communicating at all levels and build rapport with colleagues throughout the business. This is an exciting time to join the company. After a period of strong growth, the next phase will see increased expansion into new markets, new products and will include investment in people, plant and processes. Already a global business, this expansion will see the overseas parts of the business develop alongside the UK operations. Therefore, this person will ideally have experience of working in a multinational business. The right person for this role will have an engineering or technical degree or be qualified by a number of years of experience in a high volume manufacturing environment. Most importantly, the Operations Director will be someone who is up for a challenge and has the desire to create real change in the department and, by extension, the company. Backed by an excellent board of Directors with ambitious plans and real commitment to the business, this is a role where a dynamic change-maker who excels at communications and has an open, collaborative style will do very well indeed. Apply now if this sounds like you. The opportunity is here to be part of a new way of working for a very well-established company with huge potential to take market share from its competitors. The first stage of the application process is to apply online. Candidate Source Ltd is an Advertising Agency working on behalf of an Employment Agency. By applying for this position you are giving us permission to pass your CV and covering letter to a third party in relation to this specific vacancy. A full copy of our privacy policy can be viewed on our website. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66872876