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Operations Director - Manufacturing

Posted 8 March by Elevation Recruitment Group Easy Apply Ended
An Operations Director is required for a new manufacturing facility near Rotherham. Elevation Recruitment Group have been retained to recruit for this fantastic opportunity to set up and run a new facility. The business specialise in turnkey solutions for a variety of industries consisting of heavy bespoke fabrications.

The business is a market leader in its field with a large UK and Export client based. The business aims to turnover c£20m and employs over 130 people. The Operations Director will be responsible for 4 direct reports and 40 indirect reports including skilled and semi-skilled workers.

Working closely with senior managers and directors of the business the Operations Director will be instrumental to delivering projects on time and in full to the high standards of quality the business is built on.

The Operations Directors duties will include:

*Manage operational costs for the facility, working within a defined budget to ensure that customers receive quality products, service, and on time delivery
*Supervising the operation of the facility to ensure the highest standards are achieved and maintained in accordance with our QA policies and that all legal specifications are adhered to in line with the Health & Safety policy
*Responsible for leading, measuring and reporting cost reduction / efficiency, and productivity initiatives pertaining to the operation and to stock
*Ensure your department understand and positively contribute to improving the business Service Level Agreements and NPS (Net Promoter Score) performance.
*Control and report on any variance of defined costs in line with an agreed budget
*Lead cost reduction and waste elimination initiatives in the manufacturing process.
*Organise and maintain efficient and trained staff at a level required to meet customer demand and improve our business

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

*Degree qualified or equivalent time served experience in an Engineering/Manufacturing or relevant discipline
*Extensive experience in manufacturing management ideally within bespoke, turnkey and heavy fabrications
*Demonstrable knowledge & experience in lean manufacturing and manufacturing productivity improvements.
*First class planning & organisational skills.
*Awareness of all current & relevant H&S legislation.
*Knowledge of current quality improvement tools & processes.
*Understanding of profit & loss, balance sheet & cash flow models.
*Mature and customer focused attitude (able to handle difficult discussions and customer complaints

This is an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious Operations Director to join a thriving business as it enters an exciting period.

If you want to discuss this position in more detail, please call John Bohan at Elevation Recruitment Group on or .

Elevation Recruitment Group's Engineering & Manufacturing division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions. For this role and other similar Engineering & Manufacturing positions, visit

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