Global Director – Operations


With direct report to the company´s CEO and as a part of the Executive Leadership team – the Global Director-Operations (GDO) owns all operations (Production, PTA and Supply Chain) and provides leadership and guidance across all manufacturing sites – based in both Europe and overseas. The GDO effortlessly interacts with team members across levels, geographies and functions.

The key responsibilities of the GDO are always to oversee and execute all aspects of the company´s operations, hereunder achievement of functional KPI’s, continuous improvement of competences and processes, ensuring full compliance and positive team spirit.

The GDO is instrumental in the continuous improvement of the company´s operations strategy, tactics and execution and ensures adherence to all regulatory requirements and ISO.

The GDO actively drives continuous improvements across all manufacturing and Supply Chain sites. Cross leveraging functional learnings, staying abreast with new operations technologies, practices and philosophies, etc. are natural elements in the GDO’s work-life.

The GDO will have a range of line managers reporting to him/her.

Up to 80 days of travelling per year must be expected.

An engaged and highly skilled Operations professional is required
The GDO is an internationally oriented and experienced dynamic senior level professional with expertise in running a highly efficient and effective low volume, high mix production. The GDO works independently and in a dynamic team setting to ensure the company´s worldwide operational excellence at any time.

The GDO has a natural ability to collaborate and build positive relationships with all company stakeholders.

As to education – Manufacturing and/or Engineering degree is preferred but not required. However, the GDO must have high technical aptitude and able to speak knowledgeably on technical applications.

Excellent English and Danish verbal and written communication skills is a requirement (German/French is a benefit).

This was only the tip of the iceberg – eager to learn more??
The recruitment process is carried out in collaboration with the consulting company Compass Human Resources Group. If you need further information about the position, please contact Director Niels Lorenzen or Research Consultant Lars Nordlund at +45 70 20 12 75. All enquiries will be handled with confidentiality. If interested, please apply as soon as possibly through our webpage Applications will be processed on an ongoing basis independently of the deadline. Therefore, we ask you to apply as soon as possible in order to make sure your application is taken into consideration.

Our client is part of one of the largest manufacturers of interconnect products in the world. The company is  based on Sealand.

Deadline for application: As soon as possible
Workplace: Sealand
Reference: 1906.408
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