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Operations Director, Telford

£80,000 - £100,000 DOE | Ref: AA24775

Contract: Permanent

First advertised: Wednesday, 18 May, 2022


Amanda Anderson

Area: Telford

Job type: Permanent

Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 DOE

Reference: AA24775

Date added to website: Wednesday, 18 May, 2022


The Client:                            

We are working with a leading global manufacturing business in the Telford area who have experienced continual growth over the last decade. They have an opening for an Operations Director to join the business as part of the Senior Leadership team and lead and develop the strategy for the Operations function of the business (including Production, Engineering, Quality and Warehouse). This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced Operations professional to join an expanding and innovative business with an exceptional reputation in their field.


  • Circa £80,000 - £100,000 per annum (depending on experience)
  • 25 days annual leave + stats
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Company Car
  • Private healthcare
  • Desirable Performance based bonus
  • Death in service

The Role:

  • Develop and execute the strategy for the Operations function
  • Work closely and develop the Operations Management team to ensure attainment of business objectives
  • Responsibility for effective management of operational budgets
  • Effective reporting, investigations and analysis of manufacturing and engineering efficiency data
  • Drive a LEAN and efficiency bias culture throughout the organisation
  • Coach, mentor and develop the management team
  • Manage cultural change and improvement across the business to drive employee engagement, retention, and development

The person:

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a manufacturing / operations leadership role
  • Success in setting and delivering manufacturing strategy
  • Strong knowledge and previous experience in driving continuous improvement initiatives and culture
  • Strong leadership characteristics and experience in managing change
  • Previous roles may include Operations Director / Manufacturing Director / Operations Manager / Site Leader / General Manager

The application process:

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we're able to progress with your application within 72 working hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won't be retained. So, if you're not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.