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Operations Director

Recruiter: Theo James
Location: Northumberland
Salary: Competitive
Application date: 31st May 2022

Job Description

The postholder will drive Lean manufacturing principles, such as standard work through kaizen led activities to improve the manufacturing flow throughout the business.
Ensure lead times are adhered to and kept at a level in-line with customer demand
Motivate and address any staff problems/grievances that could affect motivation.
To realise manufacturing plans, issued by Planning, to supply product on-time, to customer specification and at lowest possible cost
Providing Senior Leaders with effective information to support decision-making that aligns the company’s product, demand, supply, and financial and strategic plans.
Form and lead cross-functional teams involving leadership from Finance, Sales and Product Management, Development, Finance and Supply to resolve projected supply/demand imbalances.
Track, monitor, and report KPI’s to identify continual improvement opportunities and support with time bound action plans
Maintain safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures, complying with legal regulations
Examine existing procedures or opportunities for streamlining activities & development resources and best practices.

Skills & experience

Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills both written and oral.
Demonstrated skills interacting at various levels of an organization.
Executive level presence.
Facilitation skills.
Strong leadership directing cross functional teams
Experience implementing new business processes and driving organizational change
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Lean Six Sigma
Operational Excellence

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