Group Operations Director

Recruiter
Morgan Ryder Associates
Location
Oswestry, Shropshire
Salary
£80000 - £90000/annum Package
Posted
25 Aug 2019
Closes
18 Sep 2019
Ref
1239221916
Contract Type
Full Time
Group Operations Director

Based in Oswestry OR Belgium

Excellent Salary + Package

Job Description

My Client designs, manufactures and distributes state of the art technology on a global basis. Trading for nearly a decade they are masters in what they do. With a strong presence in the UK and Europe, they are now looking for a Group Operations Director to take them to the next level.

Job Summary

The Group Operations Director will be a Board member responsible for defining and executing the Operations strategy in close cooperation with the companies Leadership team. The Group Operations Director will deliver operational excellence, continuous improvement and executing at both operational and strategic levels. The Group Operations Director has overall responsibility for all functions covering Health and Safety, Planning, Purchasing, Production, Warehousing and Logistics and Customer Service ensuring customer requirements are met on time while maintaining the highest level of quality and productivity at all group operating locations.

Key Duties

Ensure the business complies with all Health & Safety regulations; promoting safety in the workplace
Work cross-functionally with the wider Leadership Team to ensure all Group business objectives are exceeded in line with Group strategy
Ensure that all activities and procedures within the team comply with the company's policies and business ethics
Ensure margin improvement through operational excellence
Working capital improvement by supply chain expertise
Ensure quality improvements by continuous improvement and lead manufacturing
Ensure customer-centric by driving best practice OTIF/MOTIF
Build an analytical data-driven culture that differentiates between reporting and alerting, allowing the data to drive organisational performance

Supporting Accountabilities

Drive the development of a mid- and long-term Operations Strategy for the Group
Lead the regional teams, including ensuring the right people in the right roles, development of performance targets, monitoring performance and prioritising and ensuring full responsibility for driving the people agenda
Drive motivation and engagement by leading by example and enhancing capabilities within the operations teams
Ensure that communication between teams is effective and that a customer-focused culture is achieved
Conduct the Capability and Talent Review - with agreed actions to initiate succession planning, team and individual development activities as necessary

Ideal Background

Graduate calibre in a low volume, high-value Engineering/Manufacturing discipline
Fluent in English & French or Dutch would be an advantage
A minimum of 10 years of people management experience with a proven track in people development and coaching for results in an operational environment
Demonstrative leadership capability at Board and Plant level
Demonstrated experience creating and executing a vision and strategic plans that influence department initiatives, then turning those into tactical deliverables.
Outstanding ability to influence senior leadership, peers, and other internal and external stakeholder groups, and communicate in a clear, concise and effective manner.
Ability to be a champion for change, transformation, continuous improvement and margin enhancement
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external business partners, suppliers, vendors, and consultants.
Must have demonstrated the ability to understand business processes from a customer perspective, identify improvements that meet business needs across the organization.
Experience working effectively in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

If you would like to know more please email your CV and current salary and package to (url removed) or click APPLY NOW or call me 00 44 (0) (phone number removed).

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy

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