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Operations Director- Engineering- Machining, CNC, Lean- Yorkshire

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Sector: Manufacturing & Operations
Type: Permanent
Location: South Yorkshire
Salary: Circa £60,000 plus car and benefits
Job Ref: CB/12364

Job Description

Operations Director- Engineering- Machining, CNC, Lean- Yorkshire
Ref: CB/12364
Salary: Circa £60,000 plus car and benefits
Location: South Yorkshire

Great opportunity for an experienced Operations Director to work for a well established manufacturing and engineering business (Machining- cnc) in the Yorkshire area- UK

The Company
Well established (20 yrs plus, 70-100 headcount) manufacturer of bespoke products for a variety of sectors including marine, powergen and heavy engineering sectors
Very profitable SME (part of a global industrial group) who have a large product mix and service both the UK and Global markets

The Role
This role will be instrumental in driving cultural change – starting from scratch on the lean journey.
This role will be looking at short and long term operational strategies including capex projects in excess of £2m
You will be responsible for managing all aspects of production and supply chain functions to OTIF and RFT targets whilst ensuring the highest level of margin possible
Driving down WIP and looking at current and new KPI’S to improve RFT and OTIF
Heavily involved with CI activities throughout the plant.

The Person
We are seeking individuals with a true passion for operational excellence and WCM. We are interested in speaking to individuals with a background in machining, cnc who can walk the shop floor one minute and the next be looking at long term strategies in the board meeting. This is a role which will be hands on with the lean journey, identifying low hanging fruits and getting the right people in the right places. Any six sigma exposure would be beneficial along with a proven track record of managing Capex projects.

If you have the required background and experience and believe that you can make a true contribution to the organisation then please contact me for an exploratory conversation

Please call Carl Boslem on 0113 246 8923 or submit your CV online.

Dudley Child Executive Recruitment is a recognised brand within the manufacturing and engineering sector. Based from Leeds we operate within the UK and internationally providing both clients and candidates with unrivalled levels of knowledge and customer service. Both Dudley Child and its clients promote a policy of equal opportunities. Our policy is to treat job applicants and employees in the same way regardless of age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, religion, colour or disability.


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