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Director of Operations - Manufacturing

Dudley, West Midlands
£80,000 to £100,000
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
Superb opportunity for a dynamic, customer orientated, manufacturing focused business leader. Known for their products globally and manufactured here in the UK this client has developed an unrivalled reputation within their dedicated niche industry. We are currently looking to recruit a Head of manufacturing operations to lead the manufacturing, logistics, engineering and supply chain departments. The team you will manage covers 130 people both in the West Midlands HQ (100 people) as well as regional and remote workers (30 people). To date, they have been strong and stable by keeping the customer at the heart of everything they do. This approach has become the culture across the business and needs to be embraced and built upon during your contract. As you would expect with a senior role within an engineering business, working cross-functionally is also imperative and this role sits closely alongside purchasing, R&D and the quality teams. Although they will not be reporting into you. So, what does driving this business to the next level look like? There are many things to do here Energy We need you to be bold and energetic as you drive the business forward. Motivating There are some key permanent employees who are part of the future talent plan for the business who need mentoring and developing. Production making sure the current levels are maintained and can take more for future growth. Manufacturing Making sure that this area has resources, established KPI s, training, succession and development where needed. Supply Chain continuous improvement, development, and cost effectiveness Accountability being the head/voice/problem solver for the entire unit. What do you need, to apply for this role? Customer focused manufacturing background where the customer is seen as key and integral to the ongoing success. Experience across manufacturing covering engineering, logistics and supply chain. Systems experience ideally with Dynamics 365 but this is not seen as essential. Good man-manager. Hopefully this advert explains enough to intrigue you to ping me your CV please be aware we are looking for an immediate starter
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  • Job Reference: 702843881-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Caged Tigers
    Caged Tigers
  • Location: Dudley, West Midlands
  • Salary: £80,000 to £100,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent