Head of Operations (Engineering)

Head of Operations (Engineering)
  • £65,000 - £75,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Birmingham, West Midlands, England, UK B40 1NT Birmingham West Midlands GBR B40 1NT
Job Ref: 63584
Sector: Engineering Technology
Date Added: 25 March 2021

Carbon60 are currently working with a leading engineering and manufacturing company who have a presence across the UK for recruit a Head of Operations for a new facility being opened in Birmingham within the next few months as part of the businesses continued growth.

The background we are looking for is someone who comes from an engineering service and repairs environment or has experience working with rotating equipment/machinery.

This Head of Operation role will take full responsibility for all business activities for the new site driving the business forward to meet agreed targets, this will be achieved by agreeing, implementing and monitoring overall business and individual objectives.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying new business opportunities.
  • Lead and implement new sales strategies to maximise new customers and existing customer business.
  • Establish in depth relationships with senior manager and directors with key customers.
  • Present to new and existing customers.
  • Monitor competitors activates and industry trends.
  • Work closely with other head of business across EMEA region.
  • Set annual budgets.
  • Control and manage operating costs.
  • Ensure all on site activities adhere to company and statutory regulations.
  • Regularly review internal process and make improvements and implement new procedures where needed.
  • Monitor Performance levels of all staff.
  • Develop and train departments heads and supervisors.
  • Ensure all staff are appraised and meeting set targets and objectives.
  • Provide operational reports to the board of directors.
  • Submit monthly reports on operations and financials.
  • Set, measure and report on KPI's.

Experience required:

  • Working knowledge of rotating equipment or similar is essential.
  • Strong engineering background.
  • Established business leader with a history managing multi skilled teams.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement techniques such as LEAN and 5s methodologies.
  • Budget Management.
  • Experience implementing new procedure and processes to drive company growth.
  • Ability to manage large teams of staff.
  • History of working with both UK and International markets.
  • Customer focused with strong sales skills.
  • Drive and ambition to grow business and reach set targets.

This is a rare and excellent opportunity to take the reins of an new facility within an already established business with an excellent reputation in both the UK and international Markets.

If you are looking to take on the challenge of full control and responsibility running and engineering-based business then this may be the role for you.

On offer is an excellent salary, bonus, company car/allowance and pension scheme.

Interviews for this role will be held shortly with views of the successful candidate starting within the next few months.

For more information on the role please contact Craig and Carbon60 Fareham.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

24/04/2021 16:29:17
GBP 65000 75000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Craig Lutman

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