Sr. Director, Manufacturing Ops - Power & Motion
Meggitt Sensing Systems
Coventry , UK
17d ago

Position Title :

Operations & MPS Director / VP - Product Group Power & Motion

Base location : Ideally France or Europe

Ideally France or Europe

The Operations and MPS leader is primarily responsible for : -

Coordinating the operations activities within the Product group including HS&E, Quality, Procurement, manufacturing strategy, transfer of Work and Meggitt Production System

Ensuring the achievement of key operations KPIs (TRIR, DPPM, OTD, inventory turns, productivity, LCM transfer hours)

Give direction to the Site Operations leaders to develop and execute the operations strategy in partnership with the sites leaders

Responsible of the transfer of Work team to execute the low cost manufacturing strategy for the PG & division.

Animate the development and the execution (governance) of the Product Group Strategy deployment

Ensuring the deployment of the Meggitt Production System including, Strategic Deployment, Organisational Development, Leadership Culture, Tools & Processes and Performance Management, all of which are key to MPS system effectiveness.

Ensuring that the MPS is deployed in alignment with the Division and Product Group Strategy and develop the scalable, targetable, and flexible areas through the different stages in order to focus the efforts to impact the key performance and financials indicators for the Division.

Coaching the Site leadership Councils to build capabilities in the different MPS tools & processes to enable and support the MPS journey to achieve required results, maturity and capability as the sites advance through the various stages of the Meggitt Production System

Ensuring the best practice sharing within the Product Group

Managing functionally the Site Operations Leaders and Site MPS leaders.

Key Success Factors :

  • Relentless management and execution of the Strategy Deployment process
  • Drive operations excellence mindset
  • Delivering MPS tools, concepts and methodologies to achieve breakthrough performance results
  • Experience in developing foundational requirements, action planning and implementation plans to rapidly drive Business KPIs improvement
  • Strong ability to inspire change, motivate people, with consistency and purpose
  • Ability to create a culture of Daily Continuous Improvement as a Way of Life
  • Ability to ensure Customers are taken notice and are aligning with MPS interfaces
  • Attributes / skills required :

    Manufacturing, sourcing, quality, lean manufacturing knowledge and experience

    Operations Director, Site Director / General Manager and multi-site Operational Excellence experience

    Lean Master certifications, equating to excellent lean manufacturing teaching & observation skills.

    Ability to teach and describe excellence

    Integrative thinking, leadership impact / influence, and change management skills

    Excellent communication & presentation skills (verbal and written)

    Demonstrated ability to effectively facilitate the implementation of significant changes in a large organization

    Ability to build consensus across multiple functions and all levels of the enterprise

    Ability to simplify and clarify complex and ambiguous problems

    Strong Program / project Management skills

    Clear understanding of the linkages of demand through production and distribution

    Track record of driving solutions to assigned tasks utilizing a proactive approach to problem solving

    Demonstrated experience in strategic planning as well as tactical execution road map development

    Experience / Education Required :

    Ideal candidate can demonstrate prior experience in leading operations multi site and deploying and operating system at a large and mature industrial company (and has seen though maturity phases and several stages of excellence.

    Experience in systems deployment, Lean Mfg, Six Sigma / DMAIC methodology

    Experience leading Operations / MRO operations or equivalent

    Experience in P&L management (site / projects / programs)

    Experience in manufacturing / sourcing transitions management

    Demonstrated experience in OD / HR toolset and methodology Demonstrated experience in driving functional excellence Initiatives

    Master degree in engineering, industrial, supply chain management is desired

    Lean Master Certification required, Six Sigma certification a plus

    Program / Project Management certification preferred

    Must be able to travel at least 50% of working time.


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