Operations Manager – North East

May 4, 2021 | Comments Off on Operations Manager – North East

Operations Manager - North East Scotland, Grampian area, Tayside or Fife.

The location of this position will be flexible; therefore, applications will be accepted from either the Grampian area, Tayside or Fife.

Breedon are currently seeking an Operations Manager to oversee multiple Quarry Aggregates, Asphalt and Readymix Concrete Operations across the North East of Scotland.

The Operations Manager is responsible for leading, managing and directing an operational management team and achieving excellent day to day performance levels in the areas of health and safety, environmental compliance, cost control, product quality and plant reliability at all operations within the area of control. The successful applicant will:

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:-

* Lead and engage area production teams to maximise the operational performance and capability

* Engage and enable the area team to proactively respond to and generate customer demand

* Collaborate with the area team to ensure operational costs and activity is in line with business strategy

* Proactively drive and innovate SHE strategy with colleagues and third parties

* Proactively drive and innovate people strategy to maximise individual and team potential

* Help management identify, plan and deliver capital investment.

This position offers a great opportunity to join an expanding vibrant company offering plenty of prospects for career progression.

About you

You will have extensive relevant operational experience in a similar role and extensive line management experience within multi-site operations. You will also have the ability to drive profit generation, optimise efficiency and quality and develop Quarry Managers through strong leadership skills and persuasion and inspiration.

You will have an energetic "hands on" approach and have the ability to manage competing deadlines by estimating time frames and monitoring own progress; the ability to anticipate problems and consider a solution and the ability to negotiate and work collaboratively with colleagues on both a formal and informal level.

You will be a self-starter who is commercially focused and responds appropriately on their own to improve outcomes and process's and assumes responsibility for their own performance by demonstrating drive and initiative. You will have strong general business knowledge and awareness, be an excellent communicator with an analytical approach to work and have the ability to work accurately at a detailed level. You will also have excellent interpersonal, strong team ethics and strong goal orientation skills with a flexible attitude and be open to change.

About us

Breedon is a leading construction materials group in Great Britain and Ireland. We produce cement, aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete, Welsh slate and specialist concrete and clay products, and offer a range of contracting services.

The Group places the highest importance on sustained standards of excellence in all aspects of Health, Safety and Environmental management and you will be expected to contribute to the Company's zero harm culture.

We offer competitive terms and benefits associated with being an employer of choice, including pension and share save options.

Closing date for applications 23rd May, 2021

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are acting as consultants for the hiring company. Ortolan People are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.