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Sourcing talented and strategic minds for Manufacturing Director jobs

As the manufacturing industry continues to experience growth and heightened productivity, Manufacturing Director jobs must be filled by candidates who will take advantage of new opportunities, through high-level technical expertise, strategic thinking and visionary leadership.

The manufacturing sector is diverse, and an exciting future lies ahead for the industry in areas such as new power networks and sources of low carbon electricity, satellite manufacturing support, smart technology infrastructures and agricultural engineering.

With such a range of prospects emerging, it’s more important than ever to ensure that Manufacturing Director jobs are matched with candidates who can bring a rich technical understanding of the market, demonstrate business acumen and provide inspirational leadership. Additionally, these positions increasingly require a reasonable knowledge of the digital landscape and the facility to foster exceptional innovation.

Our Executive Search Service

At Thewlis Graham, we have extensive experience in securing talented candidates that are not just competent, but have the experience and vision to truly excel within Manufacturing Director jobs.

Positions we've successfully filled in the past include UK Managing Director roles for Schmidt Technology (machine tools) and KNF Neuberger (diaphragm pumps). We've also placed an MD Europe for chemical specialists SDC Technologies Inc, and a Senior Scientist for Hollingsworth & Vose (battery technology).

We search globally for candidates and will work tirelessly to understand the precise details of your manufacturing sector appointment, as well as the unique environment, dynamics and culture of your business. We use our research capabilities and contacts to build a pool of talent for shortlisting, examining skills and experience, as well as personality, motivation and attitude.

We always solicit references, and conduct careful cross-checking to ensure a candidate’s motivations match the needs of your vacancy. We also provide a high level of aftercare for both successful and unsuccessful candidates.

It’s a testimony to our success that over two-thirds of our assignments derive from existing clients or recommendations.