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Operations Director

Recruiter: Michael Page
Location: South East
Salary: Attractive Package
Application date: 15th Feb 2022

About Our Client
RWC is recognised as a global market leader and manufacturer of water delivery, control and optimisation systems for the modern built environment. RWC pioneers and innovates plumbing products for residential, commercial and industrial applications and generates global revenues in excess of $1bn. The success of the business is built on the design, manufacture and distribution of leading brass and plastic Push to Connect plumbing fittings and accessories. EMEA is a key region for RWC and is entering an exciting phase in their development with a mandate for growth. The EMEA business has a need to appoint an Operations Director.

Job Description
Reporting to the CEO EMEA the key responsibilities will include:

As a member of the EMEA Leadership team the Operations Director will play a key role in supporting the ongoing development and review of company strategy focussed on sustained profitable growth.

Providing strong and inspirational leadership to c800 staff in manufacturing, technical and supply chain teams and to develop and drive the manufacturing and technical strategies to achieve company growth objectives.

Overseeing the day to day management of the manufacturing, technical and supply chain functions based across multiple sites and project managing the implementation of new technology and working practices.

Partnering with the marketing and commercial teams to drive the introduction of new products.

Ensuring the continued promotion of a positive culture to achieve best practice in terms of HSE performance

Promoting an environment where teamwork, open communication, continuous improvement is maintained.

The Successful Applicant
Prospective candidates will be of graduate calibre with a demonstrable track record of success in significant operational leadership roles in high growth international manufacturing businesses. You will have an excellent mix of strategic and operational experience coupled with a technical background that has been developed in a shift, multi-site manufacturing business ideally with some international exposure. Of equal importance are strong leadership skills coupled with an excellent commercial awareness. In addition, you will have outstanding interpersonal skills that will enable you to embrace and drive an open and service based focused culture in this market leading business.

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