Our client is a privately held international engineering group, active in precision engineering, manufacturing and distribution. The group supplies a worldwide customer base across numerous sectors including aerospace, construction, healthcare and power generation markets.
One of the group subsidiaries now requires a high calibre Operations Director with a continuous improvement mindset to drive manufacturing change. You will be integral to the future growth of the business, directly managing both the technical and production processes whilst ensuring compliance with all Quality and HSE requirements.
Reporting to the Managing Director, you will be a member of the subsidiary board running two distinct facilities, a specialist machine shop with very broad production capability and a process flow operation. You will:
The successful candidate will be a dynamic, progressive people leader with deep lean knowledge and an appetite for challenging the norm in manufacturing. You will inherit a manufacturing operation that requires you to provide transformative lean leadership, whilst respecting the traditions of the past and the valued skills/capability of the existing team.
This role will be based in the North West, with an excellent base salary, car allowance, bonus, pension scheme, private health care and cash plan on offer.
The successful candidate will have the autonomy to drive operational effectiveness, and the potential to develop their P&L skills to be part of succession planning for Managing Director roles within the Group in the future.
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