Operations Director

2 days left

Bonus and Benefits
17 Oct 2019
14 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Brewster Partners are working as the retained recruitment partner of a successful Sheffield based SME Manufacturing business as they look to recruit an Operations Director in what is a newly created position for the business.

Forming part of their senior leadership team, the Operations Director will create and execute operations and procurement strategy for the business, plan and deliver new product development initiatives and maximise efficiency and productivity throughout the company.


Reporting to the Managing Director, this is a key role for the business in line with their plans and strategy for 2020 and beyond.

Responsibilities of this position will include:

Setting strategic goals for manufacture, assembly and warehousing of existing, new and pipeline products
Oversee all aspects of the factory including warehousing, machine shop, assembly, engineering, maintenance and procurement
Effectively manage the NPD process form start to finish
Devising strategies to ensure delivery of projects, reviewing current operations, identifying and implementing process improvements to improve performance
Providing leadership, nurture a culture of positive behaviours, open communication and collaboration cross functionally
Establishing and develop business, team goals and long-term operational plans
Operating a Continuous Improvement programme by developing the 5 S principles and reduce waste
Managing a small team of 5 Direct reports and 50+ indirect THE PERSON:

The business are looking for a high calibre operations professional who has:

Degree standard of education in either Engineering, Production or Mechanical related subject.
Extensive senior operations experience within an SME manufacturing environment.
Experience of developing and manufacturing new products.
Experience of implementing Continuous Improvement/Lean manufacturing procedures and activities.
Knowledge of data analysis and business performance measures.
Cross functional experience of managing Mechanical and Electronic design/engineering teams.


This is an exciting new position working for a leading SME manufacturing business in their field who have exciting plans for 2020 and beyond and want an Operations Director in place to develop the team and help achieve company objectives.

Brewster Partners Engineering is a division of the Brewster Partners Recruitment Group focusing on the recruitment of talent in engineering, technical and operations jobs in South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. If you are interested in discussing this job in more detail or any other aspect of accountancy and finance recruitment we would really like to hear from you. Please visit our website at for more information on engineering Jobs, engineering recruitment, manufacturing Jobs or manufacturing Recruitment