Operations Director

Operations Director

Engineering/manufacturing SME. Operations Director / General Manager. £10m t/o. 50 headcount. Profitable (not a turnaround). 20% growth in last 12 months. Newly created role. Drive improvements to manufacturing / production, supply chain, purchasing.

Are you looking for Operations Director jobs, Operations Manager jobs or General Manager jobs in the Newark, Lincoln, Sleaford, Mansfield, Grantham or Nottingham regions? Are you seeking a profitable engineering / manufacturing business where you can have a big impact?

Please note this is low to medium volume electro-mechanical assembly. You will ideally have exposure to working in multi-disciplined engineering companies (i.e., where there is a mechanical, electrical, software and assembly type of functions)

The Director of Operations jobs working environment, opportunities and rewards:  

  • Established and profitable engineering SME (approx. £10m t/o. 50 headcount). 20% growth so £12m t/o for this year
  • Company get involved with mechanical assembly, software, hardware, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering
  • Low to medium volume manufacturing (so not Six Sigma but still a push for lean and CI)
  • Evolution rather than revolution – you will be joining a successful engineering business
  • Due to the varied nature of the business, your job will be diverse, interesting and stimulating. No two days are the same!

This Ops Director jobs role will suit:

  • An Operations Director or General Manager or Operations Manager who has a track record of improving engineering SMEs / manufacturing SMEs
  • Alternatively you could be a Production Manager with drive, passion and a desire to step up into an Operations Director jobs role / Production Director jobs role or similar  
  • Experience in engineering / manufacturing SMEs with low to medium volume assembly and manufacture would be highly beneficial, giving that “wear a number of hats” experience.
  • Track record of making practical improvements in that engineering SME context, whether that be implementing a new ERP / MRP system or driving lean / continuous improvement activities
  • An Operations Director / General Manager who wants to make a successful business even more successful

Reference: ST-EPR113117-EP

This Operations Director / General Manager jobs role is based near Newark, commutable from Newark, Lincoln, Sleaford, Mansfield, Grantham, Nottingham, Worksop, West Bridgford.

To apply for this job, please contact Sophie