Operations Director

  • Reference: D46738x
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Carlow, Dublin South, Wicklow
  • Category: General Management

Operations Director

Excellent opportunity to join leading manufacturer for medical devices and pharma components. Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar environment. 

Purpose of the role:

The role is tasked with leading the maintenance and further development of a world class production facility in the organisation. 

Main responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the strategic and structural alignment of the production facility with the company’s strategy and objectives.
  • Communicate the strategy and objectives to the production area.
  • Advocate and drive change within the company.
  • Establish and monitor SLA’s and KPI’s of the production area. 
  • Line manage direct reports, alilgning goals and development needs with the strategy and objectives of the group. This includes supervision of night shift, involving some work outside of standard.
  • Approve overall business plans and budget for the production area and deliver on them.

Key competencies:

  • Problem solving and decision making.
  • Operational excellece and process involvement.
  • Planning and organisation.
  • Risk and control.
  • Leadership.
  • Communication and influencing.

Required experience:

  • Proven ability to structure and manage strategic change initiatives from inception through to execution.
  • Track record of delivering to challenging targets/plans.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated ability to present ideas persuasively.
  • Proven ability to work effectively at senior levels across a business (including executive levels), being seen as a ‘trusted advisor’.

Desirable experience: 

  • Project or programme management experience.
  • Third Level education qualification.
  • Experience of the plastics industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to present ideas persuasively and to convince others

For further information on this role, please contact Blaithin O’Shea on 01-6620088 or email blaithin.oshea@collinsmcnicholas.ie

For more information on our Recruitment and HR Services, and to see a full list of our available jobs across Ireland, please visit our website at www.collinsmcnicholas.ie

For more information on Collins McNicholas, contact one of our six branches across Ireland in DublinCorkGalwaySligoAthloneLimerick

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