Operations Manager (Director Designate)
£60,000 - £70,000
Our client is a leading provider of specialist plant operating nationally across the UK. Small, yet very successful and profitable they envisage a bright future. To ensure continued success, help make improvements and with a view to succession planning they are actively recruiting a new role of Operations Manager (Director Designate) to join their busy team.
You will be a technically minded (mechanical &/or electrical) experienced Operations Professional who has worked in plant hire, equipment hire or similar on a national basis.
An excellent communicator and with experience successfully managing a small team (15 ) operating locally and remotely. You will be a rounded professional with a good knowledge and understanding of the importance of quality systems and health and safety within the work force. With external support from consultancies to look after management systems it will be your responsibility to ensure these are rolled out and followed internally. You will work closely with HR, transport, customer services and other colleagues to ensure your clients receive excellent products and service.
Focused, enthusiastic and driven you will be hands on and prepared to roll up your sleeves where necessary to get the job done. Working in a small successful business with like minded peers who pull together to produce great results in a warm friendly environment.
Whilst we will consider candidates with similar skills the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following experience:
·Significant Operations experience within plant & equipment hire or similar
·Management of small local and remote teams
·Excellent communication skills
·A readiness to travel occasionally (once a fortnight)
·Mechanical / Electrical / Gas aware
·Health & Safety champion
·Systems & improvement orientated
There is a genuine opportunity for a talented successful candidate to move to board level within two years.
This is an excellent opportunity in a challenging, fast paced and dynamic business. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact Steve Bennett in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website.
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