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Operations Manager


Head of Operations

This is an exciting time to be joining our client due to an acquisition by a global company.

The business is well positioned to bring to market a new sustainable product and service offering and forecast stella business growth over the next few years.  Our client is looking to recruit a dynamic Head of Operations to support this growth, in-line with their company strategy.  The position, based in Bishop's Stortford, will report into the Engineering and Operations Director, and manage a team of up to 25 with 4 direct reports.

Job role for Head of Operations:

Highly desirable:

  • Experience of managing a remote technical field team
  • Experience of integrating a central operations group and a deployed technical field team to improve customer service and productivity
  • Experience of improving operations within a progressive operational / manufacturing industry
  • Experience of Lean based manufacturing processes
  • Track record of improving safety, quality, efficiency within an operations / manufacturing setting
  • Experience of improving Supply Chain operations
  • Experience of leading and developing a high performing operational team
  • Experience of wider business functions (sales, finance, hr) and working within a matrix to support the business strategy and to deliver company objectives
  • Experience of managing a multi-disciplinary team
  • High levels of EQ


  • HND/HNC or Engineering Degree
  • Engineering / Technical background. 
  • Man Magament Experieince greater than 15 employees
  • Led remote teams
  • Good people Manager


  • Experience of engineering design processe


Benefits: Competitive salary, car allowance plus holidays   

This is truly an outstanding opportunity to lead the industry’s most talented and experienced designers and engineers into an exciting future.