Operations Director - Strip Production

2 days left

England, South Yorkshire
£80000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
26 Apr 2021
10 May 2021
JN -032021-2372497
Ben Appleton
Department Head
Contract Type

The Operations Director is responsible for developing and growing the strip production team globally to meet business targets of growth.

Client Details

Our client, LumiraDx, is a medical technology company developing, manufacturing and marketing smart connected diagnostics and diagnostic-led care solutions. Founded in 2014 by entrepreneurs with a successful track record in building and scaling medical diagnostics and health IT businesses, the company has major operations in the UK and the USA.

They are a dynamic, high growth organisation with a team of talented, passionate and creative people. We are partnering exclusively with them to recruit across the business as they grow to meet increased demand in these unprecedented times. We are looking for proactive, experienced, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals who can make a significant contribution to the continued growth and success of this dynamic and forward-looking company.


Reporting to the SVP for strip manufacturing you will be responsible for the developing and growing the strip production team globally to ensure business targets are met in terms of quality deliver, safety and cost. You will Ensure teams are enabled and accountable for delivery and development and ensure sufficient capacity, people, materials, equipment for the strip production globally are available to meet business high speed growth. You will lead continuous improvement activities to improve performance during a fast scale-up project ensuring growth is efficient and cost effective. Understanding regulated industry you will act as a role model for the adherence to GXP and regulatory standards including ISO13485, FDA 21CFR Par 820. You will recruit and train, developing a strong leadership team and outline clear KPIs creating a culture of high performance in your area of expertise.


The ideal candidate will have a proven operational leadership background in a fast paced, ideally medical device or life science sector. The successful candidate will have led a high performing culture and results orientated approach and able to understand complex problems and be able to provide solutions. You will have working knowledge of medical devices and ideally hold a degree in engineering or scientific discipline or equivalent. You will have a background in six sigma, ideally green or black belt.

Job Offer

Excellent salary (plus shift allowance) and great benefits package (including free employee COVID testing on site).

Please note, if you wish to submit an application for this role, please consider the following information:

PageGroup are our exclusive recruitment partner for this vacancy and all applications, whether internal or external, will be forwarded to them.

If you're successful, you may be subject to all or some of the LumiraDx standard pre-employment checks.

[Criminal records data is processed as part of our client's recruitment and selection processes and, where necessary, in the course of employment, we verify that candidates are suitable for employment or continued employment to comply with legal and regulatory obligations to which the company is subject.

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