Operations Director

Brewster Partners
Leeds, UK
13 Sep 2019
23 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Brewster Partners are working in exclusive partnership with an West Yorkshire based SME manufacturing business who supply niche products into a range of different industries as they look to recruit an Operations Director in what will be a newly created position for the business.

The business are particularly interested in speaking to candidates with experience of managing Asia supply chains.


Reporting to the Managing Director, the role will oversee a range of different departments across the business including Operations, Manufacturing, Logistics and Supply Chain (particularly Asia supply chains) in order to maximise efficiency and improvement customer service.

The responsibilities of the position will include:

Define and implement the strategy for all functions involved in ensuring that all parts of the production process come together to deliver the final product/s
Provide leadership and support for purchasing, procurement, manufacturing and customer service departments
As part of the strategy, define the policies and procedures to optimise the value of the entire function in coordination with business objectives
Manage inventory and establish controls to ensure the company is operating at the highest level of performance and minimise supply chain risk
Identify process bottlenecks, suggest and implement solutions in a timely manner and provide constructive feedback
Implement new technologies when needed
Liaise with key overseas customer to determine production planning, forecasting & service level
Manage the Asia supply chain THE PERSON:

To be considered for this position, it is essential that the candidate is an experienced Operations Manager/Director from the Manufacturing industry and has experience of dealing with Asia supply chains.

The business are also looking for someone ideally educated to degree level.


On offer is a strong basic salary package with generous bonus potential on top.

Brewster Partners Engineering is a division of the Brewster Partners Recruitment Group focusing on the recruitment of talent in engineering, technical and operations jobs in South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. If you are interested in discussing this job in more detail or any other aspect of accountancy and finance recruitment we would really like to hear from you. Please visit our website at for more information on engineering Jobs, engineering recruitment, manufacturing Jobs or manufacturing Recruitment

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