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Supplyy Chain Operations Director

  • Location: Warrington
  • Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Car allowance
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 5 days ago

Supply Chain Operations Director

Industry Leading Manufacturer

North West

c£80,000, car allowance based on experience, plus benefits package

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Supply Chain / Operations Director to join an industry leading manufacturer that is going through a period investment & innovative product development.

The business has a global footprint, a high quality driven innovative product range and offer genuine routes for progression and development.

The Role

Reporting to the Group Director you will have full autonomy to manage the day to day Supply Chain Operations of a site in the North West. The Supply Chain Operations Director will be responsible for end to end Operations including Supply Chain, Warehousing and Logistics.

Key objectives of the role -

  • Able to create and execute the strategic plan and vision to enable the Operation to support the overall Business direction

  • To oversee and direct all operational activities across the business

  • Define performance management objectives and drive team to achieve in order to deliver operational success

  • Lead and coach the operational managers to increase employee effectiveness and improve output

  • Establish a culture of continuous business improvement LEAN Supply Chain initiatives & tools

  • Implement LEAN procedures to minimise inventory holding and free up working capital,

  • Improve OTIF performance

  • Lead and drive a SHEQ culture

  • Define and standardise warehouse processes, process timings and flow

  • Continually implement opportunities for cost savings across the business

  • Identify opportunities to streamline business processes and systems to support delivery of annual budget targets

  • Maintain ISO9001:2015 accreditation

  • Contribute to the broader management of the business as a member of the Senior Management Team

The Person

We are looking to recruit an experienced Operational leader for our Global Manufacturing & R&D client.

The ideal candidate -

  • 10+ years' plus experience in Operations in a Manufacturing or Supply Chain environment

  • Full end to end, cross functional management experience including Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics and Distribution

  • Exposure to complex / global matrix reporting structures

  • Experience in a within a Manufacturing or Supply Chain environment operating to ISO9001:2015 procedures

  • A change agent, confident in driving business and cultural change

  • Strong people manager with clear and concise leadership skills

  • Engaging personality, able to empower management team


The Company

Our client is an international engineering and manufacturing business with market leading products and recognised No 1 in its sector. This is a fantastic time to join the business as they go through an exciting period growth and investment. There are future opportunities for progression and development for those that deliver.