Director of Manufacturing – UK

Competitive Hybrid

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Job Description

Ori is looking for an passionate leader to develop and establish a high performing Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics and Environmental/H&S operations team.

You will be responsible for overseeing the production and delivery of our portfolio of products to end customers. This position will integrate with the senior leadership team at Ori and will liaise with our contract manufacturers and sub-tier supply chain, as well as our internal product development team and external development partners.

Hybrid: Cambridge, UK and Remote

Key Responsibilities

The Director of Manufacturing has the following responsibilities;

  • Leadership and Establishment of the Manufacturing function and strategy within Ori
  • Recruitment, Line management and personal development of a team of highly skilled Manufacturing, and Supply Chain specialists
  • Implementation of a robust Logistics capability
  • Managing of third-party suppliers (CMO) to ensure security of supply and on time delivery
  • Defining, implementing and maintaining manufacturing based operating mechanisms and KPIs
  • Participation in design reviews pFMEAs, and supplier evaluations during development as a stakeholder representative for manufacturing


What would convince us:

  • Leadership or seniority in a Manufacturing capability within a product based organisation.
  • Proven ability to identify, secure and retain talent.
  • Experience working in an ISO 13485 product development or manufacturing QMS
  • Experience of both the New Product Introduction (NPI) ramp and product support.
  • Experience working with (or designing for) hardware products (e.g. machining, PCB/electronics and software interplay) and consumables (e.g. injection moulding, heat sealing)
  • Experience working with external manufacturing organisations and internal cross-function teams.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Benefits package, including a pension scheme and private medical insurance

Contact Type: Full-time, Permanent