Reference Number: 206197306
Location: North West
Date Opened: 2017-07-13 09:10:13
Technical Operations Director
Automated Material Handling Equipment
A specialist Material Handling solutions provider to the logistics, e-commerce and retail industry based in the North West are seeking a Technical Operations Director to contribute significantly towards the achievement of their goals by leading, growing and developing the business from a project/technical point of view.
The Technical Operations Director will be the key individual in maintaining cost control of all projects, overview of project resource and the focal communication point for subcontractors and customers alike. The incumbent must deliver the P and L for the project function as well as lead a strong project team through applying their knowledge and understanding of successfully completing projects in a capital equipment environment.
The successful candidate will be able to implement cultural change and improvement along with challenge existing and new designs, sales, costs and supplies. They will be capable of spotting opportunity to develop the team and individuals. Furthermore they will be able to identify process improvement projects and opportunities for standardisation, including ISO 9001.
They should be experienced in leading multi-disciplined project teams comprising of mechanical, electrical and software engineers.
Have both an excellent financial and commercial acumen.
They should also have the ability of managing up to 20 projects at any one time from an overview level and the gravitas to negotiate with customers at all levels.
Above all, they need a strong character and a flexible approach to deal with the variety of issues an SME faces, as well as aspirations in keeping with growth plan.
Competitive + excellent benefits package