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6 figure salary plus global company package


UK or EU based


Sental are currently partnering with a FTSE Manufacturing Company in the search for a Global OPEX Lead.

Role Overview

Senior position – driving Opex across sites in UK and EU (role can be based anywhere in UK or in EU).  Leading Opex down across operations, Supply chain, R&D etc. 

Duration of Employment



Full Time (Monday to Friday)


  • Travel across sites in UK and EU (about 30% travel dependant on location)
  • Facilitate Kaizan events
  • Utilise TPS tools to deliver business objectives
  • Implement lean methodologies including cellular and 3P
  • Drive vision and strategy throughout Manufacturing operations, R&D, supply chain etc

Experience Required

The successful Global Opex Lead must have the following skills and experience:

  • Significant experience leading Opex within a World Class or FTSE organisation
  • Experience of introducing Cellular flow within manufacturing
  • Significant experience across all TPS tools to drive performance
  • Strong lean experience across all areas including manufacturing, supply chain and R&D

If you feel you have suitable experience for this role then please apply immediately or email your CV (word format ideally) to donna . edgar @ sental .co .uk

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Sental never forward CVs to client’s without prior approval from the candidate.

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About Sental Recruitment

Sental are a recruitment agency that specialise in placing senior level professionals into permanent and fixed term contracts with global, FTSE companies throughout the UK.

Our management team have over 20 years’ recruitment industry experience.

Candidate confidentiality is paramount and we never submit a candidate’s details to any role without prior approval.
We pride ourselves on treating our candidates as clients in their own right.

Mission Statement “Professional, Ethical Recruitment Every Day”