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  • Job reference: RMS0189256

Business Director

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: United Arab Emirates
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 11/02/2018
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (11/03/18)
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The Role:
Responsible for managing the Business Unit to successfully achieve business objectives with key success measures and factors to deliver a targeted P&L through implementation and adherence of all standards and industry benchmarks

Key Responsibilities
1. Develop and manage the budget process
2. Strategic planning and implementation for the business improvement and to fulfil the vision and mission of the company.
3. Manage highly complex and diversified manufacturing operation including Engineering systems, Manufacturing Engineering, Production and Production control to manufacture and ship product while maintaining high quality and service and maximizing financial return through control of costs and optimum utilization of assets including inventory, plant and equipment.
4. Manage and ensure manufacturing configuration (raw material, WIP, BOM, and finished goods) is maintained for all parts in production
5. Recommends investments on machines, processes and equipment (Capex) in line with the current or future projects and plans.
6. In conjunction with the management team sets and reports on KPI's
7. Industrialize new parts (from receipt of customer data package through FAI validation)
8. Develop and organize management resources necessary to direct the major sessions of the operation. Motivate and evaluate team's competencies and direct training, manpower development and performance management.
9. Benchmark against industry best practices and emerging technologies to ensure company maintains their competitive advantage represent operations on visits to customers.
10. Direct and continuous improvement programs to ensure efficient and cost effective manufacturing.
11. Minimize recurring and non-recurring manufacturing costs on all parts
12. Develop clear communications between individuals, operations departments and support departments for the development of the company.
13. Responsible for all the operations includes Production, Management, ME, SHEQ and Supply chain divisions of the company.
14. Perform other duties as appropriate to the position.

The Company:
Is a leader in the defence & aerospace industry across the region. As a precision manufacturing provider to the Aerospace industry, our client has a manufacturing facility in Abu Dhabi which equips them with a wide range of capabilities such as engineering, production, surface & heat treatment, machining, coating, repairing and tooling.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
. Master's Degree or PHD required, major in Manufacturing Engineering or Industrial Engineering
. 15 years minimum in an Aerospace, Defence and Oil & Gas manufacturing environment
. Knowledge of software and equipment requirements of Aerospace, Defence and Oil & Gas industry
* Strong Leadership skills
. Profit and Loss understanding
* Familiarization with Organizational Restructuring
* Familiarization of international benchmarks on manpower management in industrial/ assembly lines
* Lean six sigma preferred
* Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering Background
* 15+ years of experience
* Strong negotiation skills to lead discussions with OEMs
* Hands on experience in machining as well as strategic decision maker
* Aviation/aerospace composite manufacturing experience.
* Contracts management

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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