International Operations Director - Engineering

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Location
Stafford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Aug 2018
Closes
27 Aug 2018
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Director
Contract Type
Permanent
Due to strategic expansion, a well-established, global engineering systems builder is looking for an experienced and accomplished International Operations Director to join the team. They take a lead role in developing an established brand, setting the tone and direction enabling the Company to build on its global success whilst improving efficiency and bottom line performance. The ideal candidate will be a hands-on, operational leader with a solid track record of progression working from the shop floor into Senior Management. You will be a natural driver and achiever with a demonstrable record of success in a senior manufacturing role. About the role: * Reviewing and recommending improvements for the assigned divisions * Driving profitability and growth of the business * Having the ability to travel internationally up to 40% of the year * Assessing and suggesting enhancements to their manufacturing, distribution and marketing activities * Reviewing and monitoring the performance of the business model for profit generation from our sales and servicing activities * Assuming accountability for profitability of assigned international operations * 8+ years' experience operating at Senior Management or Director level in a manufacturing, engineering or mining environment * Mechanical Engineer with recognised qualification i.e. MSc, BSc, BEng, HND or HNC. * Be in commutable distance to the clients North Staffordshire location (generous relocation assistance available) * Strong leadership skills with excellent commercial and financial acumen * Outstanding interpersonal, management and negotiation skills * Effective communication, presentation ability, both verbally and written * Understanding of a multifaceted business operation, Candidates with previous experience or job titles including; International Operations Director, Head of Operations, Head of International Operations, Manufacturing Director, Mechanical Engineer, Senior Management, may also be considered for this role., * Engineering * Global Engineering * International Operations * Mechanical Engineering * Operations Management Register at reed.co.uk