Operations Director, Label Manufacturing - Midlands
Multi-award winning, full-service label manufacturing business with strong brand recognition for excellence, seeks a truly outstanding Operations Director to drive their vision to become a world class manufacturer and facilitating their passion for delivering unparalleled levels of efficiency and service to their customers.
From a flagship factory in Staffordshire with a team of circa 50 personnel, they have invested £millions in the latest technology, systems, manufacturing facilities and most of all, their people - They are a people based business with high standards, passionate about increasing their ‘value added’ to customers through automation and continuous improvement in manufacturing productivity.
You will have a demonstrable ability to plan, organise, direct and control the operations function of the Group. They aspire to be a truly world class manufacturer and so the key task for this role is to ensure the implementation of robust and cost effective manufacturing systems that will enable the achievement of world class performance. The Operations Director will share responsibility for effective corporate governance with the other Board Directors.
This new role demands a keen sense of perspective, as whilst Operations is about getting things done, it needs to understand how actions and behaviour affect other parts of the business and with a real focus on the ability to look for new/different opportunities/solutions.
This role demands a top class Operations professional, organising his/her people and resources and then driving them to make sure that they implement effectively and achieve the objective(s). The ability to lead this operational dynamism is paramount.
We don’t want a ‘labelling die hard’, we seek a broadly experienced World-Class Manufacturing / Excellence professional, with genuine Board Director / Corporate Governance experience. They already possess a tier of outstanding Managers that will support this function across the Technical areas of the Business, so we seek an individual whose experience is truly ‘World Class’, not simply operational Lean / Continuous Improvement. This role will truly drive through Operational Strategy and a plan to achieve a recognised ‘World Class’ standard.
This is a critical role for the business & truly pivotal in their evolved Business strategy. We seek an individual to bring confidence, drive, hunger, a flair for the role and an upbeat approach to their business - This role is not for the faint-hearted, but in return they offer a secure working environment, room for professional growth & development and the excitement of being an integral part of a successful and growing team.