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Operations Manager

Key Recruitment Limited
Closing date
6 Aug 2024

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Construction / Built Environment
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function

We are currently working with a well-established local Engineering & Construction based company who are looking to recruit an experienced Operations Manager (Technical) due to continued expansion and development plans.

This role will be to ensure that all technical and operational aspects of their business are co-ordinated effectively and that continuous improvement is implemented throughout the technical/operations function.

There are many rewards within this role for candidates who enjoy a challenge which includes huge potential to develop, a dynamic and exciting working environment and career progression.

Role responsibilities:

  • To liaise and manage team leaders and analyse the main workshop functions, oversee the associated processes and drive improvements forward for the business without compromising quality or safety.
  • Ensure machinery efficiency is monitored regarding breakdowns and downtime and implement improvement measures accordingly.
  • Assess and review internal technical training requirements and site maintenance and implement effective training solutions when required.
  • To develop and co-ordinate the development, designing and builds of machinery and equipment for specific contract requirements.
  • Implement and review equipment processes and procedures regarding fault finding for the site teams to diagnose.
  • Ensure that projects and development opportunities are managed and delivered within deadlines.
  • Reporting updates, timelines and developments to the General Manager.
  • Based at Head Office but travelling to sites to check and document performance and continuously improve the fault finding processes for the teams.


  • A broad technical knowledge and mechanical aptitude coupled with a proven track record of delivering continued improvement and performance in an operational environment.
  • Leadership and Management experience with the ability to communicate at all levels and delegate certain responsibilities.
  • An understanding and good knowledge of CAD.
  • Experience of delivering a continuous improvement culture and meeting specified targets/deadlines.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years within a Production Engineering, Fleet Management, Workshop Management or similar environment.
  • An understanding and experience of workshop fitting and repairs.
  • Follow and understand engineering drawings and conversant with project methodology.
  • The ability to diagnose technical faults and a sound working knowledge of MS Office.
  • A Full UK Driving license is essential.

They offer a rewarding, exciting career with private health cover (after a qualifying period) and a quarterly bonus scheme based on performance.

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