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Chief Operations Officer - Engineering/Manufacturing - Fareham

Job Summary

  • Location Fareham, Hampshire
  • Salary Up to £70000 per annum + car allowance, flexi time
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Technical & Engineering
  • Date Posted 02 February 2018
  • Ref 2991_1517590238

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Job Description

Chief Operations Officer - Engineering/Manufacturing - Fareham

We are looking an experienced, dynamic manager with the skills to lead and continually improve company industrial activities including Engineering, NPI, Purchasing and Supply Chain.

A member of the executive management team, you will be leading, managing and motivating the operations teams to ensure targets are achieved. We are looking for someone with a mechanical manufacturing bias with experience of high value/low volume products in a high-end market e.g. aviation, aerospace, etc.

There could be some very occasional travel within the UK and/or France so the role does require some flexibility.

This role would suit a high-level leader/manager from aviation/aerospace/nuclear/oil and gas or similar high end / high precision engineering. A leader who is extremely self-motivated and has a collaborative/positive approach and demonstrates company values and behaviours. Our client is interested in hearing from people who have lean transformation experience and proven output.

  • Demonstrable Manufacturing experience within a similar, high value/low volume business
  • Managing 50+ indirect personnel
  • Experience managing operations within engineering, supply chain/purchasing
  • Degree level qualification in an Engineering/Technical discipline or other similar qualification
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Strategic View - Short/Medium Term
  • Track record managing change
  • Experience of New Product Introduction
  • Possess a high-level leadership style
  • Lean Transformation, Cost/Quality Control,
  • Efficiency Gains - demonstrable out puts shown in Productivity Use of Risk Based Management and Approach Highly developed communication skills and able to present to executive team members and deliver workshops where necessary

Salary and benefits

Salary for the role would be around £70'000 per annum but this is based on experience and suitability for the role, someone with higher salary requirements may still be considered - please contact to discuss this, it would of course depend on your suitability to the role and level of experience.

Benefits for the role include: flexi-time (this is business and department dependant), shopping discount schemes, 25 days' holiday, contributory pension scheme, free parking, discounted canteen, staff showers, cycle to work /car share scheme, child care vouchers, share/save scheme, car allowance, and medical. They are based in Fareham/Southampton and are close to the motorway.

Please send your CV by applying for the role or contact Tracy De Pass at FPR Group for more information. FPR Group is acting as an Employment agency on behalf of our client.

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Tracy De Pass FIRP DipRP

Tracy De Pass FIRP DipRP

Joining our Technical and Engineering division in 2006 as an administrator, I immediately fell in love with recruitment and proceeded to work as hard as I could to gain promotions. I specialise in permanent recruitment and I am able to use my 10 years’ experience, as well as my knowledge of the…

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