COO (CEO Designate)

Recruiter
Directorbank
Location
Greater Manchester
Salary
Competitive six figure salary & bonus
Posted
05 Jan 2021
Closes
19 Jan 2021
Ref
FM9547
Position/Level
Board, CEO, COO
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

COO (CEO Designate)

We are seeking a Chief Operations Officer (COO) for a fast-paced, high-volume manufacturing business based in the Greater Manchester area. This person will deputise for the CEO immediately, and take over the role when the current CEO retires in the next 12-18 months.

The business has best-in-class manufacturing facilities and an enviable customer base. It employs c. 400 people, with revenues of c. £30m and is profitable. This is an exciting time to join the business – the management team will continue to capitalise on it’s recently improved production facility, grow existing accounts and secure new business over the next few years.  

We are seeking someone from a high-volume manufacturing background, be that in packaging, food or beverage, personal care products or similar. This person will have a degree in mechanical engineering, and further qualifications in lean manufacturing processes.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Worked in a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in an operations capacity;
  • Ambitions to run a profitable and growing manufacturing business;
  • Strong leadership skills and a commercial outlook.

The role is confidential but details can be shared with suitable candidates following the completion of a non disclosure agreement. Please submit your details and we will be in touch.

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