Operations Leader

Premea Limited
£45000 per annum
10 Aug 2017
26 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client who is an iconic luxury sports car manufacturer, is currently recruiting for the following role:

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.

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, including:
o Creation of the product lifecycle strategy for Special Projects and Q.
o Creation, implementation and management of QAO Specials Service and Track day programmes (£2-3M per annum new business opportunity not currently in company forecast)
o Management of QAO facilities growth and maintenance, including 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 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 (c£1M 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.

The successful applicant will possess the following skills and attributes:
- Extensive operational or project management experience
- Experienced in effective resource planning
- Awareness of Build Processes
- ISO9001 & ISO14001 knowledge
- An awareness of Production System would be an advantage
- Computer Literate essential.
- Degree or Higher diploma qualified or equivalent preferable.

The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment business.

Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors.

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