Operations Director

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    West Sussex, England

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    £70000 - £75000 per annum

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    Jacob Marshall

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    8 months ago

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Operations Director

Based in West Sussex

£70,000 - £75,000

My client who is one of the UK's leading Electronics Manufacturer are looking for an Operations Director on a permanent basis to support their production and operations. This role has scope for development as you will be managing the West Sussex manufacturing site, however if my client meets its targets you do have the potential to lead the whole of the UK operations!

The Role - Operations Director - West Sussex

My client's circa is approximately £20 million pounds worth of sales and has around 130 staff with a total of 82 in operations at their west Sussex site which you will be overseeing.

Your role will be to lead the manufacturing operations through different departments of the business such as:

  • PCB/Surface mount
  • Electrical/Electronic assembly
  • Test area
  • Stores/procurement

You will be tasked with implementing lean manufacturing methods across the production floor and be responsible for managing and improving the existing processes. You will be in direct contact with the MD (Managing director) and you will produce and monitor a operational plan to ensure my client succeeds their goals and objectives.

Experience/Skills - Operations Director - West Sussex

  • Technical background - Degree qualified preferably in electronics
  • Must have Electronics manufacturing experience
  • Strong experience in a managerial role
  • Experience in implementing lean manufacturing and understand the techniques and processes
  • Excellent understanding and is use to operating within in an ERP/MRP environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a hands-on managerial approach
  • Knowledge of IPC-A-610/JSTD standards (Advantage)

If you are interested in finding out more and wish to be considered for the position. Please do not hesitate and 'APPLY NOW'