Head of Test Operations

Recruiter
Euro Projects Recruitment Ltd
Location
Nuneaton
Posted
13 Mar 2018
Closes
22 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Test Operations jobs role. World class global automotive R&D organisation (engineering & technology). Incredibly diverse role encompassing people leadership and development, change management, operations management and continuous improvement projects.

Are you a passionate Operations Manager, Business Unit Manager, Head of Operations, Senior Leader / Manager seeking jobs where you can drive operation excellence, influence company strategy and direction in the West Midlands, Warwickshire, East Midlands region?

Salary & Package: Circa £80K plus package including company car or car allowance, pension contribution of 6 – 9%, 29 days holiday plus bank holidays, bonus, health insurance.

This Head of Test Operations job will suit:

  • An Operations Manager, Business Unit Manager, Head of Operations or similar Senior Leader / Manager who is passionate about continuous improvement, people leadership and change management.
  • 200 headcount business area (this is diverse R&D, test services NOT manufacturing), 6 direct reports (Department Managers) across a multi-site organisation - experience of managing multiple teams across more than one site / location / territory would be advantageous.
  • Experience of working within a role that is very much focused on day to day operations management within an engineering or technology environment.
  • You will be passionate about the automotive industry and be keen to work at the forefront of the industry – involved with autonomous vehicles, connected car, electric vehicles, EV, intelligent mobility, vehicle cyber security.

Job Working Environment, Opportunities and Rewards:

  • You will be joining an internationally recognised automotive engineering organisation with ambitious domestic and international growth plans.
  • A truly innovative, high tech, advanced engineering research and development business (operating in 40+countries – part of an £800m t/o group).
  • Incredibly diverse role with a business passionate about technology development – recognised as industry thought leaders.
  • Salary & Package: Circa £80K plus package including company car or car allowance, pension contribution of 6 – 9%, 29 days holiday plus bank holidays, bonus, health insurance.

The job will involve:

  • Provide leadership to Department Managers. Each department is its own mini-business unit undertaking R&D test operations for the automotive / vehicle engineering sectors.
  • Support, coach and mentor department managers to develop, grow and deliver operation excellence within their respected business areas in line with the overall company strategy.
  • Deliver change management, continuous improvement, quality improvement projects and ensure they are cascaded down into each business area successfully.
  • Other day to day activities will include; manage all aspects of test operations; maximising facility utilisation; monthly reporting; budget preparation; input into sales & marketing strategy;

Reference: AD-EPR113050-J

This Head of Test Operations job is commutable from Coventry, Warwick, Leamington Spa, Birmingham, Leicester, Northampton, Tamworth, Solihull, Hinckley, Loughborough, Leicestershire, Warwickshire.


This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/960334353

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