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Head of Operational Excellence –

Head of Operational Excellence –

Job TypePermanent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions https://www.rtrs.co.uk

    Head of Operational Excellence – Part Remote

    A technology leader within their field are growing fast and are looking for someone to drive their operations towards the goal of world-class manufacturing, encompassing international operations, supply chain, planning, quality and returns management.

      The role requires an operations professional, with senior level experience ideally in electronics or light engineering manufacturing.  A solid track record of driving change to achieve measurable improvements is essential. 

      This is a new position with a broad brief to bring about significant improvements in all aspects of our operations and to extend our footprint internationally with distribution and service centres in N America, the EU and Asia Pacific as well as new premises for our UK base.

        The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a track record of improvements in areas such as workplace organisation, continuous quality improvement, systems implementation, site relocation and international operations.

          The ideal candidate would tick several of the below boxes: 

          • Working with team managers to drive improvements across all aspects of the businesses operations: lead-times, efficiency, planning, costs, quality, returns
          • management, systems, performance indicators
          • Relocating to new larger premises within 6-12 months
          • Creating international centres for stock holding, system configuration, repairs and calibration
          • Deputising for the COO and taking responsibility for operational functions as required
          • Minimum of 5 years in a senior role with responsibility for production in an electronics, manufacturing or engineering business.
          • Track record of measurable improvements in operational performance.
          • Degree-level qualification in an operations or engineering subject.
          • Excellent ability to analyse and act upon performance data
          • Thorough understanding of quality systems such as ISO9000.
          • Ability to operate at a highly detailed level while keeping an eye on the “big picture”.
          • Credibility to command the respect and cooperation of team managers.
          • Energy and enthusiasm and an ability to cope with changeable and challenging demands.
          • Experience with Odoo or a similarly scaled ERP system.
          • Experience of electronics and light mechanical manufacturing.
          • Experience in markets with tight deadlines and unpredictable demand
          Please send your CV to find out more about this Head of Op Ex role