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