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Operations Director - Manufacturing
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Recruiter: Huxley
Listed on: 17th April
Location: East London
Salary/Rate: £80000 - £100000
Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Reference: HA-33142682_1555519250_expired
Contact Name: Peter Davies

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A successful and leading business who research, develop and manufacture complex machinery in-house are looking for an Operations Director to take the reins and lead the company through a continual period of growth with multiple new projects in the pipeline.As Operations Director you'll be responsible for multiple aspects of the business and you will direct & manage the Engineering, Design & Production areas to ensure that all are performing to agreed standards, plans and targets. You will ensure robust systems are in place to provide data & inform decision making.You will be integral to the implementation of continuous improvement within this SME business and you will need to be able to exploit your experience at a senior level to drive lean practices throughout the business.The position of Operations Director is aligned to take over from the current Managing Director when he retires in the next couple of years. Essential skills required for the position: Minimum 5 years' experience in a senior management / director level capacity within Low Volume Manufacturing/ production environment.Expert in manufacturing practicesLean Manufacturing or Lean Six SigmaHigh level commercial and strategic ability coupled with technical knowledgeShow authoritative leadership at all levels, internally and externally.This role will suit you if you are strategically focused with technical knowledge and proven success in leading product innovation and production management. You must have excellent commercial awareness and be capable of communicating at all levels within the business.Salary is dependent on experience and comes with an excellent bonus.Please reply with a copy of your latest CV if you wish to be considered. To find out more about Huxley Engineering, please visit www.huxleyengineering.comHuxley Engineering, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales