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Operations Director

Manchester, Lancashire
Job Type
22 Sep 2021
Operations Director

The Client & Role | Who Are They?

If you are an experienced and talented Operations Director seeking an exciting new challenge, then we want to hear from you! We are recruiting for an Operations Director to join our inclusive and collaborative team. This is a full-time role that comes with a favourable salary and a positive workplace culture.

In this OPs Director role, you will lead the production and end-to-end supply of the company's products from order intake through to dispatch and customer receipt. You will be responsible for leading and motivating teams across three shifts on a 24/5 operation, managing all aspects of production and supply chain functions to deliver market-leading OTIF levels.

The Candidate | What Are We Looking For?

Working closely with the Managing Director, you will also help the business to achieve its potential by defining and executing the strategic operational capability and output of the business while ensuring the highest standards of quality and health, and safety.

If you were currently in this Director of Operations job, here are some of the things you would have done this week:

* Develop a safety-first culture through the effective use of reporting and KPIs.

* Review and where appropriate develop a suite of KPIs that drive OTIF and RFT.

* Conduct organisational reviews.

* Drive down WIP and stockholding to ensure maximum cash availability.

* Identify areas for further investment.

To succeed, you should have a mechanical engineering background with experience in plastic injection moulding, together with experience and evidence of delivering tangible operational improvements. You will also need:

* An understanding of modern and efficient manufacturing tools and methodologies.

* Previous experience of leading an end-to-end manufacturing operation larger than £15m or 150 headcounts.

* Excellent communication, management, and organisational skills.

Salary & Package | What's On Offer?

Not only can they offer you an interesting and varied job role but they are also offering:

£ 85K

+ FX Electric Vehicle

+ Bonus

+ Healthcare

+ Pension

Application | What's Next?

If this flexible Operations Director sounds like the right fit for you, then please apply today. We'd love to hear from you, or if you'd prefer to have an initial discussion to learn more and understand if this is right for you, please call us and speak to Carl or Jordan.

Please quote the job ref: CB12626

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1492 Ltd and its clients promote a policy of equal opportunities. Our policy is to treat job applicants and employees in the same way regardless of age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, religion, colour or disability.

Tagged as: communication, Management, Operations, OTIF, Production, RFT, stockholding, supply chain, WIP
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  • Job Reference: 379177647-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2021
  • Recruiter: 1492 Ltd
    1492 Ltd
  • Location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Salary: £85,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Plus fx Electric Vehicle, bonus, he
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent