Operations Director
Engineering - Healthcare - Manufacturing - Transportation
£80K Base

Job Title: 
Operations Director
Job Type: 
Director
Job sector: 
Engineering
Healthcare
Manufacturing
Transportation
Location: 
UK
Base Salary: 
£80K Base
Bonus: 
Commensurate with success. Car, Usual executive benefits
Hours: 
Permanent
Close date: 
Tuesday, 10 July, 2018
reference: 
OD/811x/26
About this position: 

Our client is a well established, respected provider of equipment and services to the NHS and personal care sectors. Due to progressive business growth and continued expansion, they wish to appoint an Operations Director.

The Role: 
  • To deliver operational and cost efficiencies throughout the group, whilst ensuring that a high quality of service is provided and maintained on all contracts, with the prime focus being the user.
  • Undertake a detailed review of procedures and practices of all the operational centres. Determine best practice in each of the centres and agree a national and local implementation plan.
  • Thoroughly review all ordering and stock holding policies in operation, progressively targeting the achievement of optimised stock levels. A comprehensive analysis of all vehicle route planning.
The Person: 
  • Ideally of Graduate calibre you will have a proven track record of operational success within a multi-site business where logistics and the supply chain are key elements of the role.
  • An understanding of lean operational techniques would be an advantage, as would any exposure to an engineering environment.
  • A hands on individual with attention to detail who is able to work in a consultative manner with the ability to drive operational change on a national basis whilst gaining approval at both board level and local operational level, creating the least disruption on the day to day running of the business.