Services Operations Manager (South)

Services Operations Manager (South)

Job Title: Services Operations Manager (South)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South West England, England
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + vehicle and benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894876_1528447937
Contact Name: Tony Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 08, 2018 09:52

Job Description

Our client is a world-leader in explosives, demolition, drilling & blasting, producing vast amounts of explosives annually. They have a presence internationally, manufacturing and supplying commercial explosives and providing tailor-made services (Blasting Services, Explosives, Additives, Defence & Security, Logistics) to clients in mining, cement, aggregates, civil engineering and defence.

They are currently seeking a Services Operations Manager to join their team and cover the UK South West and South Wales region (ranging across Bristol, South West, Devon, Cornwall, South Wales).

Based from home, the Services Operations Manager is responsible for maintaining and developing business across the region, liaising with clients to ensure satisfactory results in site operations as well as identifying, developing and extending the commercial customer base. You will also be responsible for the efficient and safe use of trucks, rigs and personnel within the region and the development of strategies to improve team performance.

The role will require the jobholder to spend most of their time mobile, visiting sites and customers throughout the region, collaborating with company colleagues and managers, external customers and suppliers.

Duties will include:

*Managing regional business, the development of budgets, monitoring of performance and activity to achieve, safety and profit targets.
*Managing drillers and shot firers, ensuring that company health, safety and environmental policies and procedures are effectively implemented.
*Overseeing staffing levels, movement of drilling rigs and planned shots, whilst maintaining customer satisfaction levels.
*Reviewing blast data and implement strategies to improve performance.
*Maintaining the commercial customer base through proactive selling and monitoring opportunities.
*Producing (with the Commercial Manager) tenders for new and existing business.
*Producing risk assessments and method statements and ensuring that toolbox talks are disseminated to all employees.
*Ensuring that shot firers carry out their duties to conform with the Mines & Quarries Regulations 1999.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to have previous experience in a similar role, at Supervisory level or above in a quarrying or construction-based industry, with profit responsibility and team management/leadership experience.

You will be competent in operations such as Shot Firing, Blast Design and all Multi-blend operations. You will possess product knowledge for Initiation types and will hold a NEBOSH General Certificate.

Services Operations Manager
Home-based - South West England and Wales
£45-50k DOE, Company Vehicle and benefits

PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK without the need for company sponsorship.

Key Skills: Service Manager, Operations Manager, Explosives, Shot Firing, Drilling, Initiation, Demolition, Blasting, Mining, Quarrying, Aggregates, Civil Engineering.

This is a PERMANENT role.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.