Head of Operations


Location: South West - Hampshire

Type: Permanent

Job Ref: SW1153

Closing Date: 14/12/2017

Job Description

Head of Operations

Our market leading manufacturer of fire / security products is going through change and needs to appoint a Head of Operations.  You will be an operational professional experienced within a construction project based business to business environment; able to provide leadership to the Manufacturing, Project Managers, and Purchasing & Logistics functions.

With responsibility for contract execution, ensuring contracts are delivered to contract margins.  You will take ownership of the customer driven contract planning and execution process, ensuring it secures high levels of customer satisfaction, develop and secure the operational leanness plan, securing progressive improvements in People, Process, Costs and Quality measurements, develop the purchasing strategy with the purchasing team, ensuring it is aligned and supportive to the business’s requirements, achieving both high levels of customer service and progressively reduce the working capital employed to achieve agreed targets.

You will have responsibility for the business and site H&S plan, its development and execution, build a project management capability to affect high levels of customer service whilst ensuring that all contracts achieve their bid quoted gross margins and support and drive cross-functional team alignment.

To succeed in this role, we require someone with a blend of high-level strategy definition, hands on operations and excellent people management skills, possesses a demonstrable track record of effective project management, gained ideally within a Construction environment or a fast moving mechanical or electrical products environment.

You are likely to have knowledge and experience of purchasing best practice, business process improvement and change management coupled with strong planning and analytical skills with excellent attention to detail and the ability to think strategically.  You will have operational management gained within an SME environment and be of graduate calibre with a pragmatic can do approach and able to execute multiple complex projects

If this is you please send a full CV stating your current remuneration and availability quoting reference SW1153 to enquiries@macallam.com

Benefits

To be discussed on application