Engineering & Manufacturing

Operations Director

  • Location: Gainsborough
  • Salary: Attractive Package
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job Ref: LMJB-26599
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Job Description

Elevation Recruitment Group are proud to be working on behalf of Eminox to source their next Operations Director.

Founded in 1978 in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, Eminox specialises in designing and manufacturing systems to reduce emissions for heavy-duty vehicles and equipment.

Employing over 300 people, Eminox work with original equipment manufacturers and design for bus, truck, rail, marine and non-road mobile machines around the world. They are also a leading supplier of emission control systems for retrofit to existing vehicles.

Eminox are now looking for an Operations Director to provide overall leadership and stewardship to the business in respect of manufacturing, supply chain, quality, CI, HSE and manufacturing engineering.

Reporting direct to the Managing Director and forming part of the board, the Operations Director will have leadership responsibility for over 150 people across the business including 7 direct reports.

The Operations Directors duties and responsibilities will include:

• Define, develop and communicate a fit for purpose corporate operations strategy in support of current and future market, customer and business requirements
• Provide role model leadership to the team, ensuring cultural alignment to the business and establishing clearly defined expectations and performance criteria
• Play a critical role on the board, working with peers to develop and achieve strategic objectives
• Act as a coach and mentor to the respective heads of manufacturing, supply chain, QHSE and manufacturing engineering, to ensure they receive the necessary support and guidance to ensure personal success
• Deliver world-class operational performance through the effective application of methodologies, systems, processes, resources and people
• Provide outstanding customer management experience, providing robust leadership in challenging circumstances to ensure the optimum development and retention of customer relationships

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

• Degree qualified, or equivalent, in engineering or manufacturing related subject
• A proven Operations leader, who has operated as part of a strategic team responsible for the development and delivery of a business plan
• Extensive experience in leading precision manufacturing environments with strict adherence to safety, quality, cost and delivery objectives.
• Recent and successful experience in operations leadership of 100+ within automotive, aerospace or similar industry, with exposure to Tier 1 and OEM
• Demonstrable expertise in world-class standards of manufacturing and associated operations.
• Proven experience of delivering Lean Manufacturing Excellence

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leading, innovative business in an exciting stage of continued growth.

This vacancy is retained exclusively by Elevation Recruitment Group. For any further information please contact John Bohan on 01709 723 214.

Similar job titles: Production Director, General Manager, Head of Operations, Operations Manager, Manufacturing Director
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