Operations Leader

45000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + GBP45000/annum
04 Aug 2017
01 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Job Purpose:
This new position will ensure the successful operational performance of the Q Advanced Operations team. Key duties will include cross-functional resource planning, recruitment, maintenance and growth of the Special Operations Facility, and creating the strategy for growth within the department.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
The key responsibilities and tasks of the role include:

Responsible for the creation, agreement and evaluation of the QAO Strategy Growth Plan for the next 5 years to ensure QAO profitability target of GBP30-40M per annum, including:
Creation of the product lifecycle strategy for Special Projects and Q.
Creation, implementation and management of QAO Specials Service and Track day programmes (GBP2-3M per annum new business opportunity not currently in company forecast)
Management of QAO facilities growth and maintenance, including AMR Brand Centres
Responsibility to create an efficient and world class organisation - with resource planning, development and training for the department, including Workshop, Programme Management, Engineering and Administration
Support department management, Organisation structure/resource, Overhead budget signoff and CapEx expenditure
Representation of QAO to internal and external clients.
Second to Senior Programmes Manager and supporting Operations & Technical Directors for Concept program planning.
Responsible for a team of up to 20 Technician heads, including supervision and workload planning.
Responsible for creating the plan and implementation of Service Programmes and Track Events, in support of Special Operations growth plan and linked to establishment of AMR Brand Centres.
Create, agree and manage the facilities budget and oversee the facilitation of the Q Advanced Operations Office and Workshop and ensure that the building is optimised at all times, in line with budget (cGBP1M budget)
Responsible for creation, implementation and management of Service Programmes and Track Events, in support of Special Operations growth plan across all QAO sites
Manage and create the plan to deliver capability to deliver the Resource, Facilities and Process required to achieve QAO EBITDA targets
Responsible for establishing and ensuring compliance through monitoring and training, with ISO9001 & ISO14001 throughout the operation of the department.

Qualifications & Experience:
The successful applicant will possess the following skills and attributes:

Extensive operational or project management experience
Experienced in effective resource planning
Awareness of AML Build Processes
ISO9001 & ISO14001 knowledge
An awareness of Aston Martin Production System would be an advantage
Computer Literate essential.
Degree or Higher diploma qualified or equivalent preferable