Operations Director

Job Overview

  • Job Title: Operations Director
  • Location: Grimsby
  • Date Posted: Posted
  • Closing Date: 30 December, 2021
  • Salary: Competitive DOE + Outstanding Benefits Package
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Industry Sector: Manufacturing/Engineering
  • Divison: Engineering & Operations
  • Job Reference: 5180

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Excellent opportunity to join a reputable precision engineering firm with a strong forward order book in a broad role.

In this role, you will have complete ownership of high-level decisions for a small precision engineering company.  Areas covered will include manufacturing, staff development, compliance, H&S, customer relations. 


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Management, training and development of 3 direct reports and 12 indirect reports
  • Ensuring quality, health and safety and compliance standards are implemented and adhered to
  • Leading and assisting with oversight in the accurate costings of complex proposals, ensuring profit margins are maximised whilst ensuring customer expectations are met
  • Evaluating, altering, and implementing robust business & manufacturing processes to ensure operations run smoothly and efficiently
  • Managing the existing customer base, whilst developing new opportunities to further enhance the customer portfolio with particular focus on the renewable energy sector and developing green industries in the Humber region.   
  • Management of P&L of circa £5million
  • Strategic and progressive planning of business activity


The ideal candidate must:

  • Have extensive management experience of general metalwork, fabrication and welding of mild steel, stainless steel including full and part-CNC.
  • Have experience in municipal, utilities and petrochemical sectors around the Humber geography.
  • Have a strong approach to quality and health & safety and ensuring that standards and procedures are adhered to.
  • Have sound commercial acumen and cost awareness with the ability to add value and optimise profits.
  • Be results oriented with the ability to influence others, build teams, and drive change and continuous improvement.
  • Have P&L responsibility up to £5m.

All direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to Emmerson Kitney.

Emmerson Kitney is committed to a policy of equal opportunities in relation to job applications. A copy of our Policy is available upon request.

Emmerson Kitney is acting in the capacity of an Employment Agency for permanent appointments and an Employment Business for temporary assignments.

For more information call 01482 628808 today

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