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Operations Director

Operations Director

January 03, 2023


Based Cambridgeshire                                                   

Excellent Salary + Executive Benefits Package


Our client is searching for an Operations Director, to lead a hi-tech precision engineering / manufacturing company based in Cambridgeshire over multiple sites. Reporting to the CEO, you will have budgetary responsibility to lead the facility to improve all manufacturing processes across Production and the Supply Chain.  As well as introducing KPI’s and metrics to support the OTIF delivery of safety critical products for multiple applications, you will support the implementation of Continual Improvement initiatives ensuring that people and process are aligned with strategic objectives.  You will be tasked with delivering exceptional results to QCD measures operating to world class levels.

The successful person will be a high achiever academically with an Engineering, Manufacturing / Scientific qualification and ideally Six Sigma qualified to black belt.  Already a visible, hands-on Operations Director, Director of Operations, Head of Operations or Manufacturing / Production Lead, within a complex, medium engineering business, you will display a passion for people and producing technically complex products. 

We are searching for a focused and collaborative leader with multi-site experience and a proven background in world class manufacturing methodologies, who can drive improvements across production, assembly and test processes and drive efficiencies promoting cultural change as the business evolves.  A talented individual with integrity is sought, people focussed with a team mentality and well-honed leadership skills, who can work closely with a dynamic SMT.

A Lean champion always striving for improvement in people and process, you will have exceptional people management and communication skills, be able to see the bigger picture yet be analytical, data driven, results focused whilst displaying gravitas, energy and positivity.

In return we offer a six figure package, which includes salary and benefits, and the ability to influence the strategy of this growing business.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, email your full CV and current salary details to quoting reference IMR/2576 FAO Isobel Riley at ASP Search & Selection Group / Kendall Poole Consulting Ltd.  Suitable candidates will be contacted within 3 weeks.