• Operations General Manager

    Posted Date 1 month ago(20/03/2018 07:01)
    Job ID
    United Kingdom
    Seniority Level
    Job Function
    General Management
    Permanent Full-Time
    Estimated Travel Required
    10 - 20%
  • Company Overview

    Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 4100 colleagues we operate from 21 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organisation.


    TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defence markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.


    AB Connectors, as part of TT Electronics, is based in Abercynon, beautifully located in the South Wales Valleys. We are a recognised market leader in the design and manufacture of connectors and electrical harness systems used in harsh environments for the Rail and Defence industries. We employ 160 people and with over 50 year’s history, AB Connectors plays a vital part in the Abercynon community. Our business’ future looks brighter than ever, with new products being launched and a strong development roadmap to support our growth strategy.

    Role Overview and Responsibilities

    We have a senior vacancy for a commercially driven Operations GM to join our Connectors business in Abercynon, UK, within the Power Electronics division.  Power Electronics provide custom solutions for safety critical harsh environment applications, for the civil aircraft, space, rail and defence industries.


    In this role you will have full accountability for the business unit P&L with a turnover of approximately £15m and 160 employees.  You will deliver sustained growth, operational improvements and drive innovation in reaching our customer.

    Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

    A background of defence markets, customers and environments would be particularly advantageous as we look to sustain and strengthen our footprint here.


    You will possess effective leadership qualities and interpersonal skills, understanding your team with a proven ability to maximise motivation and performance.  The broader team are central to your success and therefore requires you to drive the employee engagement agenda too. You will be committed to excellence, and combine a balance of strategic thinking and drive to achieve tangible business results.  You will further balance analytical thinking whilst being decisive and logical at thoroughly evaluating issues.


    The business is at an exciting junction within the TT Electronics group, and now looks to recruit an established Business Leader to ensure we transition successfully in further customer engagement to becoming their partner of choice, delivering innovative products and solutions ahead of our competition.


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