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.
Newman Stewart is a leading executive search firm, delivering high performing candidates to high profile and difficult to fulfil assignments. With a vast proven track record of success both nationally and internationally, we are the recruitment partner of choice to many blue chip, medium and small organisations.
£30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Our client is a growing, family run electrical and mechanical engineering company that has been established for over 50 years. Serving on a local, national and international scale to provide high quality products for use within the manufacturing, production, commercial, industrial and agricultural markets.
Their products and services include;
·Electric motor sales, rewinding and manufacture
·Supply, installation and support for ABB drives
·Variable-speed drive hire
·Design, manufacture and installation of humidification systems
·Bespoke panel building
·Agricultural fan manufacture
·HVAC site service including repairs, refurbishment and upgrade of air water systems.
·Testing, modelling, specification, supply and installation of low-maintenance ultraviolet-c light disinfection solutions for HVAC systems.
You will be based at the client's head office near Maldon and will be required to carry out work both in the workshop and on-site within a range of industries. You will be required to perform electrical repairs and installations to the highest standards whilst complying with the relevant regulations and codes of practice.
You will be required to carry out regular maintenance and testing on a diverse range of electrical systems adhering to existing working practices, methods and procedures.
You will have to engage with customer's first hand to provide technical guidance and support both before and after the installation phase.
Skills and Experience
* Experience of working in accordance to standards including ISO9001, 14001 and 18001.
* Relevant industry experience or experience working within an electrical role.
* Experience in panel building and wiring (City and Guilds Level 3 Award in Initial and Periodic Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installations would be beneficial).
* Ability to communicate across all levels within the organisation.
· Must hold full UK Driving License.
* Salary £35,000 - £45,000 negotiable
* Brand new pool van (not for private use)
* Laptop and Phone
* Overtime opportunities
* Pension plan and Childcare vouchers
* 20 Days annual holiday allowance
Newman Stewart is a privately owned and leading provider of Executive Search, Management Selection, Executive Outplacement, Salary Benchmarking and Psychometric Assessment services.
With offices in Leeds and London we identify excellent people for our excellent clients, nationally and internationally and we are proud of the results we deliver for our clients. You can view what they choose to say at www.newmanstewart.co.uk
This is an excellent opportunity in a challenging, fast paced and dynamic business. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact Adam Arnold in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website.