Senior Operations Manager

Barrett Steel
15 Jun 2021
18 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Operations Manager

The purpose of this role is to identify and implement an operational strategy for the business that maximises the output of all its assets in a safe and efficient manner. The role will be central to developing a customer focused culture throughout all levels of the business, driving an ethos of continuous improvement which is motivated by a safety-first mind-set, whilst ensuring the delivery of a quality OTIF product.

Senior Operations Manager Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Operations Team to continually achieve and wherever possible exceed productivity, operating cost, customer service and quality target levels.
  • Develop & embed through team-working a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Identify areas for improvement and drive opportunities to reduce and eliminate waste.
  • Liaise with HR & Recruitment to recruit, engage, train and develop the site team, managing its performance and reward, to maintain an effective workforce capable of meeting its current and projected objectives.
  • Formulate and agree level annual operational and financial budgets that secure the resources necessary to achieve agreed workloads at optimum cost base.

Senior Operations Manager Requirements:

  • You will have the passion, drive and confidence to work within the business in a collaborative, creative way.
  • Knowledge & technical understanding of processes, components and manufacturing techniques, ideally from a metals background.
  • Health & Safety qualification, preferably Nebosh.
  • Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to engage, negotiate and manage key stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Commercially and financially astute with experience of managing budgets.

All About Us:

From Henry Barrett starting the business in 1866, Barrett Steel has provided over 150 years of a hands-on customer service approach, a mindset that sets us apart from our competitors. A leading steel stockholding business, Barrett Steel has 43 companies within the group employing 1100 employees across 25+ locations in the UK with their own distribution fleet.

C Roberts is a leading Rotherham steel stockholder and part of the Barrett Steel Group. With a dedicated plate profiling centre on-site, we hold in stock the largest range of steel in the country and have access to over 50,000 tonnes of general and engineering steel ready for next-day delivery.

Why Work For Us:

We provide a fantastic opportunity to work within a forward-thinking organisation that is respected as the UK's leading independent steel stockholder.

Our people are the driving force behind Barrett Steel and we seek individuals who are passionate, hard-working, ambitious and demonstrate a 'can-do' attitude to help us build and develop the business.

Barrett Steel encourages innovative thinking and has an open door for people to lead and influence change.

Location: Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Salary: Competitive

Type: Permanent

Hours: Monday to Friday, 08:30am to 17:00pm

Benefits: 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Car/ Car Allowance, Barrett Steel Pension, Bonus Potential.

You may have experience of the following: Manufacturing Operations Manager, Ops Manager, Engineering Operations Manager, Commercial Manager, Engineering Manager, Engineering, Ops Manager, General Manager, Operations Management, Production Manager, Steel Manufacturing, Steel Production, Production Manager, etc.

Ref: 100074