Power Assemblies Business Unit Director

Closing date: 04.08.17
Power Assemblies
Full Time

The Power Assemblies Business Unit Director will lead the strategy, engineering, operations, and marketing and sales of the division and transform the business from a low-volume operation focused on bespoke customer projects, to a higher-volume, more standardised business covering a full spectrum of products and customer solutions. Specifically, it has been recognised that Dynex has done very little marketing and sales of its Power Assemblies capabilities, and that the worldwide demand for its products is enormous and widespread. The Power Assemblies Business Unit Director will need to drive the commercialisation of what is a very competitive product line, and operational transformation to ensure that Dynex is highly competitive in terms of operational performance and cost control. Furthermore, he/she will be responsible for leading even further innovation in product design and realisation.

Dynex Semiconductor Limited are a market leader and strategic business within a well-known international group. We design and manufacture high power analogue semiconductors and optimum power assembly solutions, including protection and control electronics, supplied globally to OEMs and maintenance providers for applications including rail & marine propulsion, power transmission, aircraft power electronics and factory automation.

With full P&L responsibility, the Power Assemblies Business Unit Director will report direct to the Dynex CEO, and will be an important member of the Dynex Senior Leadership Team.  They will be responsible for setting and leading the strategy and direction of the Power Assemblies division of Dynex Semiconductor Limited.  The team has identified significant growth potential for this division, from an estimated £8 million in sales in 2017 to £30 million in sales by 2021.  In order to recognise this potential, we are now looking for a dynamic, visionary leader who is going to take the division to industry leadership in the following product categories:

Customised Power Assemblies

Standard Power Assemblies

Power Assembly Components

Pulsed Power Assemblies

Test Equipment

Power Supply Equipment

This is a very exciting opportunity for a highly capable, commercially and technically focused business leader to lead a significant business transformation.

KPIs / Key Responsibilities

Formulating and executing a business growth, transformation and market leadership plan for a world class Power Assembly business.

Profitable growth of the business to >£30 million annual sales by 2021.

In conjunction with the Dynex Sales and Marketing team, formulate and implement an effective worldwide marketing and sales plan, creating brand awareness and generating significant short- and long-term sales growth.

Effectively restructure the business, transforming a bespoke, unstructured business into a disciplined, reliable and high-performing business ready for growth.

Effectively hire a leadership team and other key managerial and technical positions to enable the business to grow and delight customers.

Operational excellence: better than 95% on time in full metrics and full reliability to our customers.

Technical excellence: develop and deliver world-class, industry-leading products in the timeframes that satisfy and delight customers.

Build, from scratch, a full programme management core competence for the business unit.

P&L responsibility: driving both top and bottom line growth, consistently improving return on sales and cash generation for the business.

Create and structure an effective, profitable, and customer-focused after-sales organisation.

As part of the Dynex Senior Leadership Team, contribute to overall business strategy of the company, and work in an integrated fashion with the other directors to deliver the whole-company targets.

Benefits Include

24 days holiday plus public/bank holidays

Free on site car parking

Subsidised canteen


Life assurance

BUPA Health

Relocation Assistance*

Visa sponsorship*

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