Operations Director

Introduction

BatFast is a Sports Technology company that designs and develops Multisports simulators for both entertainment and training purposes. It has developed the world’s first portable outdoor cricket simulator which it launched in summer 2016. The product has gathered great interest from both local and international markets allowing BatFast to expand its core research and development team. The BatFast Technology team is looking for an enthusiastic and organized person to join us to manage our operations. An ideal candidate will be eager to learn and not afraid of getting involved in all aspects of the BatFast company. The role is based at our HQ in Nottingham.

Job Description

An operations director with experience in managing operations of a manufacturing business. The candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the business including, warehouse, production, installation, supply chain (local and international).

A full-time role (40 hours a week) based primarily in Nottingham, the successful candidate will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer and be accountable for all aspects of business operations.
Required Technical Expertise
  • Extensive operational background with a commercial focus
  • Strong cost management skills including driving efficiencies, planning, risk management and accounting processes
  • Build, log and maintain all supplier relationships
  • Map and maintain end-to-end production process
  • Warehouse management and maintenance including layout and new facilities
  • Inventory management and bi-annual stock take
  • Warehouse health and safety
  • Develop and maintain Quality Assurance plan (for stock coming in and going out)
  • Manage build and install schedules (local and international)
  • Ensure product capacity matches sales demand
  • Experience in managing technical purchasing of equipment
  • Work with the technical team to deliver bespoke product installs
  • Manage operations change management
  • Help assess customer sites to determine install readiness
  • Full clean UK driving license
Personal Profile
  • Organised
  • Team Leader
  • High attention to detail
  • Pride in their work
  • Proven experience in end to end manufacturing operations management
  • Confident enough to ‘own’ the Warehouse
  • Flexible to work some unsociable hours

Benefits

  • Hybrid working
  • Equity options
  • Private healthcare insurance
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Regular team social events
  • Startup Culture
  • Choose your hardware
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
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