European Operations Director

European Operations Director

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Engineering and Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £100000 - £900000 per annum + car and benefits

  • Contact:

    Paul Strachan

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Are you looking for an autonomous, multi-site operational leadership role? Are you capable of taking full ownership for developing & executing a manufacturing strategy that helps the business achieve its goals?

I'm recruiting a European Operations Director for a manufacturer based in Birmingham, for an organisation with a great story to tell - the business is profitable and has delivered a significant increase in turnover in recent years. Your role will be to deliver the right operational structure and leadership to give the business a solid platform for future organic growth.

You're a proven Operations Director or Manufacturing Director with a track record delivering improvements in productivity, efficiency and culture within a dynamic manufacturing environment. You aspire to get the best out of your people by creating the right working environment for them to thrive, and you back up the right culture with a thorough understanding of modern manufacturing techniques and their implementation. You're commercially savvy; you understand the importance of ROI and you're confident writing a business case for investment & delivering an on-target return. Critically, you have bandwidth - you're just as comfortable in the boardroom as you are running a factory day-to-day.

The culture is accountable, mature and highly focused on continuous improvement at all levels of the organisation. You will lead a facility in Birmingham and another in France, with regular travel between the two; the successful candidate will receive a salary of approximately £100,000 plus car allowance, bonus & benefits.

Please apply with your CV or call Paul Strachan on 07725-844784 for a confidential discussion.

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