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Operations Director

Job Title: Operations Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Skelmersdale
Salary: £70k - 90k per year + 25% Bonus
Reference: VAC-12907
Contact Name: Tom Barnes
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Job Published: September 08, 2017 16:52

Job Description


Successful deployment of a World Class Manufacturing/Operations strategy can provide a business with sustainable competitive advantage, no question.

The real question I have is, are you passionate about driving change and leading operational excellence?

Do you have the gravitas to work for an internationally recognised company and do you see employee engagement as a key metric within your approach?


Posted by: Kensington Consulting Ltd

Role: Operations Director

Sector: Manufacturing

Location: North West

Salary: £80,000 plus 25% bonus.


Reporting into the Managing Director, the position of Operations Director role is responsible for developing and implementing an operations strategy to deliver sustainable improvements delivering world class manufacturing standards to the organisation. This role will take responsibility for 260 people associates spanning Manufacturing, Maintenance, Purchasing, Planning and Logistics departments.

Key metrics within the role will be to deliver improvements in customer quality, health and safety, internal quality, delivery, labour efficiency and employee engagement.  


As a proven Operations Director, you will be preferably degree qualified in a machining discipline with an             Automotive background. Must demonstrate how you have delivered sustainable operational improvement to achieve world class manufacturing standards. Having a strong quality and lean manufacturing improvement background, you will have carved a career working for world class organisations and being instrumental in developing and implementing a zero defect culture. Operations Directors with experience of implementing World Class Manufacturing strategies within component manufacturing environments.


Our client is a world renowned manufacturing organisation committed to implementing World Class Manufacturing standards.

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