International Technical Operations Manager.

Dunster House Limited
Bedford, UK
04 Aug 2019
12 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Based in Bedford, Dunster House Ltd is a well-established manufacturer and supplier of products for the DIY Garden and Home market place. We now seek an International Technical Operations Manager to oversee the Technical and Production aspects of the supply of products from our sister factories in Estonia, Hungary and Poland as well as production here in Bedford, plus outside 3rd party suppliers. Between all companies there are 530 staff. This multi-disciplined key role has been developed as we expand into the future with new and exciting products.

Based in Bedford, you will report directly to the Board and Senior Management and be responsible for the continued development of our various manufacturing sites.

This is a key opportunity within our activities and will appeal to candidates with a proven dynamic and committed approach to constant improvements in cost effective results. You must be able to demonstrate a proven ability to lead multi-disciplined teams and have gained extensive leadership experience, ideally in our product materials.

The Responsibilities and duties of this Role will include but not limited to:

1/ Overseeing the day to day management and control of all manufacturing site operations. This will require quarterly visits to each of our European sister businesses.

2/ Responsibility for site performance against financial and operational targets

3/Responsible for the personal development and performance management of the manufacturing sites

4/ Ensuring products produced and supplied meet quality standards and availability for our customers

Skills, knowledge and personal attributes:

1/ Proven track record, in a similar discipline to manage the processing and infrastructure to achieve business goals, productivity standards and customer requirements

2/ A demonstrable strong leader, able to manage, inspire and harness the talents of our multi-cultural activities in different cultural environments.

3/ A self driven manager with a positive focused approach to a variety of challenges

4/ Experienced in making informed and balanced decisions

5/ Demonstrable experience of implementing change and driving process improvements is essential to achieve results

6/ Excellent presentation and communications skills both verbal and written

Applications, in writing by post, with details to: Chris Murphy, Managing Director.Dunster House Ltd., Factory 1, Caxton Road, Bedford.MK41 0LF

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