Operations Manager

Lanes for Drains
£26k circa
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Operations Manager

At Lanes Group, nothing is more important than the health, safety and welfare of their people and their customers. It is a major reason they are the UK's largest independent specialist drainage contractor, with a turnover in excess of £150 million, over 1900 people and a country wide network of branches.

Due to continued growth and development they are now looking for a talented, tenacious and experienced Operations Manager ready to take on a new challenge in a fast paced, reactive and demanding multi-site business.

Position: Operations Manager (Engineering / Maintenance)
Location: Washington, Sunderland
Job type: Full time, permanent with probationary period
Salary: £26k circa depending on experience
Benefits: 23 days holiday up to a maximum of 26 days + Bank holidays; auto enrolment pension scheme; use of company van; free parking; Optional Simply Health Cash Plan

About the Role:

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has previously held a supervisory position and is looking to progress into a management role. This is predominantly an office based role, however a company van is provided to enable you to work on various sites as and when required.

Reporting to the Regional Manager, the Operations Manager is responsible for planning and organising the engineer response team activities at their Washington division. You will ensure your team has the correct equipment and information to complete all works safely and efficiently, ensuring that work is completed within the required timescale.

In addition, you will have responsibility for company vehicles and plant within the depot, making sure they are calibrated and serviced correctly with the support of their transport division in Manchester. You will also be dealing with Health and Safety issues as they arise within the Depot.

About You:

Their ideal candidate will have previous Drainage / Utilities experience, a flexible approach to work, customer service experience and experience of leading a team. The ability to schedule work to ensure maximum productivity and optimum asset usage is essential, as is excellent customer service skills.

You must also have excellent IT skill with the ability to use all Microsoft packages. A full driving licence is also required.

You may have experience of the following: Operations Manager, Engineering, Maintenance, Health and Safety, H&S, Customer Service, Maintenance Manager, Drainage, Reactive Maintenance, Construction, Facilities Maintenance, Civil Engineering, Utilities, Facilities Manager, etc.

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