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Job Title: Operations Director
Type: Permanent
Location: Newbury, Berkshire
Salary: £55K pa+car allowance+bonus
Job Reference: LA2027

Job Description

The Operations Director represents the operations division at Board level and manages the

departmental managers ensuring they are held accountable and meet targets, facilitates the

removal of barriers and obstacles in their delivery and supports departmental managers in their

ongoing development working within a fast-moving Contract Electronic Manufacturer (CEM).

 

MAJOR ROLES with SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

1.       LMA – Leading, Managing and holding people Accountable, specifically;

o        Direct line management of:

▪ Production Manager

▪ Stores Manager

▪ Engineering Lead

▪ Procurement Supervisor

o        Production – setting and agreeing targets and KPIs for operational capacity and

performance (e.g. On Time Delivery [OTD], quality and efficiency, sales order

processing) that are aligned with /supportive of delivering the company operation

plan and budget.

o        Stores – setting and agreeing targets and KPIs for stores capacity and performance

(e.g. On Time Delivery [OTD], stock control, stocking levels, stock writeoffs, stock

turns) that are aligned with / supportive of delivering the company operation plan

and budget.

o        Engineering – setting and agreeing targets and KPIs for engineering capacity and

performance (e.g. on time release of work instructions, machine maintenance to

plan etc..), that are aligned with and supportive of delivering the company operation

plan and budget.

o        Procurement – setting and agreeing targets and KPIs for procurement capacity

and performance (e.g. On Time Delivery [OTD], quality and efficiency, sales order

processing, stock control, supplier terms) that are aligned with and supportive of

delivering the company operation plan and budget.

o        Quality – Ensuring that overall Companywide quality KPIs and targets are

embedded in all departments where relevant and are set so as to be supportive of

delivering the company operation plan and budget for both all operational areas.

o        Researching and analysing industry, market, and competitors to make informed

strategic decisions.

o        Identify and propose operational initiatives to take advantage of market

opportunities, reduce operational threats, forestall business risks, and maximises

core strengths.

o        Identifies core competencies and proposes operational goals.

o        As a member of the Operational Board to make sure all divisional efforts are in

alignment and work with Senior Management Team to ensure delivery.

2.       Performance Monitoring – ensuring there are appropriate meetings and structures in

place to ensure that Departments are being held to account for delivery of their elements

of the operational plan and budget and that they are being kept aware of relevant details

concerning other Divisions / Departments’ performance. Ensure that Managers / heads of

Departments are being held to account for delivering their elements of the Company’s

performance and developing mitigation plans when things are not delivering as planned.

3.       Financial Oversight – close liaison with the finance department to ensure that relevant

financial information is being supplied to support departmental managers in the delivery

of the annual plan and budget and that and financial issues are being flagged early to

allow the operations to understand the business impacts and to identify potentially

mitigating actions.

4.       Legal Responsibility – ensuring the business complies with its legal obligations and

requirements to itself, employees and environment and that risks are being identified and

mitigated.

5.       Infrastructure Planning – to ensure that Departments are identifying opportunities for

continuous improvement and linking these to underlying infrastructure needed to support

changes and growth plans.

6.       HR Planning – to ensure that the Company has the welfare of its workforce built into its

plans, succession planning is considered and that the workforce impacts of plans are

considered in all areas

7.       Quality Planning – to ensure that the operations division has all processes and controls

documented within the quality system. Ensure that process review and compliance is

in line with industry best practice.

8.       Jointly responsible with the other Operational Board Directors with ensuring that the

Operational Board is satisfying all of its requirements and is working effectively.

 

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES

        Achieve annual plan and budget each year as approved by the Board through cascading

down individual departmental operational requirements and then holding department

managers and heads to account for their delivery.

        Lead, coach and mentor senior managers.

        Ensure compliance with company Quality Management System

        Ensure close working and alignment with other directorates

 

SKILLS and EXPERIENCE

        Proven ability to think strategically and commercially / financially.

        Strong people skills to motivate employees at all levels.

        Strong leadership skills with clear aims for employee communication.

        Experience of setting and attaining targets for productivity, effectiveness and efficiency.

        High level of commercial skills and experience.

        Good analytical skills to ensure decisions are based on most accurate information available

        Experience of, and the courage, to make difficult, potentially unpopular decisions.

        Experience of dealing directly with customers and suppliers to resolve problems and develop opportunities.

        An understanding of the electronic assembly process and wider knowledge of the PCB

assembly industry is preferred.

        Excellent communication and reporting skills, both verbal and written.

        High level of IT literacy.

        Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree in business administration preferred.

 

ATTRIBUTES

        High level of drive and self-motivation.

        Can do attitude with a Continuous Improvement mentality.

        Positive work ethic.

        Good attention to detail.

        Multitask effectively, prioritise their own / other’s work. Work well under pressure.

 

CONCLUSION

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the

job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. But, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties,

responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.


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Testimonial
"I would like to thank you and your staff for providing us with some first-class people over the decades.  You have always been my first call, and rarely have I needed to make a second."
- J.M. - Technical Director
"I have always found everyone at Intec reliable, responsive, courteous and professional. I have been using their services in some capacity since 2005 and wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to anyone."
- N.B. - Installation and Facilities
"I always find Intec to be very professional, friendly and reliable, and care about their clients to make sure they place the right candidate to suit our needs."
- H.J. - Secretary /P.A.
I have known Intec Recruitment for approximately twenty years. They have been a great help in finding me work over the years, in some very interesting electronic companies. They have proven over the years to be very honest & reliable.
- E.R. - Test Engineer
The service I have received (and currently still do) from all at Intec is highly recommendable.

The pre and post interview discussions were frank and honest, thus allowing an easy decision to accept the posting. - S.A. - Technician
Within a very short period of time Intec are able to assess and fulfil our staffing requirements time and time again with great communication throughout.
- R.F. Stores Supervisor
 I have used Intec's services in the past, I found their services very supportive and efficient, whenever I had any issues they were dealt in no time, I am looking forward to working with Intec again.
- F.I. - Wirer
During the last 5 years, we have used Intec for all of our temporary vacancies and also all of our permanent, or temp to permanent vacancies.  We have never needed to go elsewhere, as they have always found the candidates we have needed, even for vacancies which have been harder to fill.  Communication with Intec has always been excellent, and I feel they have always understood the qualities of the person we have been looking for.  I would have no hesitation in recommending Intec for both temporary and permanent vacancies.
- J.N. Office Manager
"Within a very short period of time Intec are able to assess and fulfil our staffing requirements time and time again with great communication throughout."
- R.F. Stores Supervisor
I would like to thank you guys for your assistance in finding an ideal job for me. I had spent several months searching and applying for various jobs, but had not found anything that really fitted, you managed to come up find a vacancy that not only matched my key skills but is position I am really excited about starting.
- R.M. - Mechanical Assembly Technician
Intec Recruitment over the past 10 years have supported our company in numerous service sectors especially in high profile fast track projects that covered a large and varied range of management, technical, skilled, semi-skilled and general staffing requirements. Intec Recruitments personal and professional approach along with their large database of manpower suited our company's requirements perfectly.
- G.T. - Managing Director
I would be more than happy to recommend Intec Recruitment to anyone considering using this company for future employment.  You get a prompt and polite service,  any problems are easily resolved through the company's professionalism. I have worked for them for 10 weeks now and am very happy with Intec.  Any questions or queries have been answered.
- R.M. - Mechanical Fitter
 We have used Intec Recruitment for some time now.  They provides us with staff that fits in with our requirements.  They are very professional, and always helpful. Nothing is ever too much trouble. It is always a pleasure working alongside Intec, as they know our company so well.
- M.B. - HR Manager
"I have always found Intec to be friendly and helpful.  They offer a very professional service but have a very individual style to them, making the client feel confident that the right candidates will be found."
- S.M. - HR Generalist
I have been using Intec Recruitment Services for my employment needs since 1989 and I have found them to be proactive and give an excellent service. I like that they are a family run business and my experience of them is that they are efficient and courteous and always do what they say they are going to do. I would highly recommend them. - V.S. - Prototype Wirer
Job Description

Operations Director

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Job Description

The Operations Director represents the operations division at Board level and manages the

departmental managers ensuring they are held accountable and meet targets, facilitates the

removal of barriers and obstacles in their delivery and supports departmental managers in their

ongoing development working within a fast-moving Contract Electronic Manufacturer (CEM).

 

MAJOR ROLES with SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

1.       LMA – Leading, Managing and holding people Accountable, specifically;

o        Direct line management of:

▪ Production Manager

▪ Stores Manager

▪ Engineering Lead

▪ Procurement Supervisor

o        Production – setting and agreeing targets and KPIs for operational capacity and

performance (e.g. On Time Delivery [OTD], quality and efficiency, sales order

processing) that are aligned with /supportive of delivering the company operation

plan and budget.

o        Stores – setting and agreeing targets and KPIs for stores capacity and performance

(e.g. On Time Delivery [OTD], stock control, stocking levels, stock writeoffs, stock

turns) that are aligned with / supportive of delivering the company operation plan

and budget.

o        Engineering – setting and agreeing targets and KPIs for engineering capacity and

performance (e.g. on time release of work instructions, machine maintenance to

plan etc..), that are aligned with and supportive of delivering the company operation

plan and budget.

o        Procurement – setting and agreeing targets and KPIs for procurement capacity

and performance (e.g. On Time Delivery [OTD], quality and efficiency, sales order

processing, stock control, supplier terms) that are aligned with and supportive of

delivering the company operation plan and budget.

o        Quality – Ensuring that overall Companywide quality KPIs and targets are

embedded in all departments where relevant and are set so as to be supportive of

delivering the company operation plan and budget for both all operational areas.

o        Researching and analysing industry, market, and competitors to make informed

strategic decisions.

o        Identify and propose operational initiatives to take advantage of market

opportunities, reduce operational threats, forestall business risks, and maximises

core strengths.

o        Identifies core competencies and proposes operational goals.

o        As a member of the Operational Board to make sure all divisional efforts are in

alignment and work with Senior Management Team to ensure delivery.

2.       Performance Monitoring – ensuring there are appropriate meetings and structures in

place to ensure that Departments are being held to account for delivery of their elements

of the operational plan and budget and that they are being kept aware of relevant details

concerning other Divisions / Departments’ performance. Ensure that Managers / heads of

Departments are being held to account for delivering their elements of the Company’s

performance and developing mitigation plans when things are not delivering as planned.

3.       Financial Oversight – close liaison with the finance department to ensure that relevant

financial information is being supplied to support departmental managers in the delivery

of the annual plan and budget and that and financial issues are being flagged early to

allow the operations to understand the business impacts and to identify potentially

mitigating actions.

4.       Legal Responsibility – ensuring the business complies with its legal obligations and

requirements to itself, employees and environment and that risks are being identified and

mitigated.

5.       Infrastructure Planning – to ensure that Departments are identifying opportunities for

continuous improvement and linking these to underlying infrastructure needed to support

changes and growth plans.

6.       HR Planning – to ensure that the Company has the welfare of its workforce built into its

plans, succession planning is considered and that the workforce impacts of plans are

considered in all areas

7.       Quality Planning – to ensure that the operations division has all processes and controls

documented within the quality system. Ensure that process review and compliance is

in line with industry best practice.

8.       Jointly responsible with the other Operational Board Directors with ensuring that the

Operational Board is satisfying all of its requirements and is working effectively.

 

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES

        Achieve annual plan and budget each year as approved by the Board through cascading

down individual departmental operational requirements and then holding department

managers and heads to account for their delivery.

        Lead, coach and mentor senior managers.

        Ensure compliance with company Quality Management System

        Ensure close working and alignment with other directorates

 

SKILLS and EXPERIENCE

        Proven ability to think strategically and commercially / financially.

        Strong people skills to motivate employees at all levels.

        Strong leadership skills with clear aims for employee communication.

        Experience of setting and attaining targets for productivity, effectiveness and efficiency.

        High level of commercial skills and experience.

        Good analytical skills to ensure decisions are based on most accurate information available

        Experience of, and the courage, to make difficult, potentially unpopular decisions.

        Experience of dealing directly with customers and suppliers to resolve problems and develop opportunities.

        An understanding of the electronic assembly process and wider knowledge of the PCB

assembly industry is preferred.

        Excellent communication and reporting skills, both verbal and written.

        High level of IT literacy.

        Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree in business administration preferred.

 

ATTRIBUTES

        High level of drive and self-motivation.

        Can do attitude with a Continuous Improvement mentality.

        Positive work ethic.

        Good attention to detail.

        Multitask effectively, prioritise their own / other’s work. Work well under pressure.

 

CONCLUSION

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the

job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. But, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties,

responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.


 
Job details
Job Title: Operations Director
Job Reference: LA2027
Location: Newbury, Berkshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary / Rate: £55K pa+car allowance+bonus
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