Operations Manager - Chemistry / Chemical Engineering

Newman Stewart Ltd
Gloucestershire, UK
16 Sep 2019
23 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Operations Manager - Chemistry / Chemical Engineering
£50,000 - 70,000 negotiable

Our Client
Our client is part of a global business working within specialised technical markets. Achieving great success they are searching for a talented operations professional to help lead two business units with a view to becoming General Manager of the whole business in the medium term.

The Role
Managing a team of 25-30 people across different technical divisions you will be tasked with helping improve service delivery and growing a business that currently turns over in excess of £20m.

The ideal candidate will have a background in chemical engineering or chemistry and demonstrable operations experience in a technical role. You may hit the ground running or this could be the opportunity you have been looking for to develop your skills and take the next step. Either way you will have demonstrable P&L experience and be able to show examples of improving performance both financially and through efficiency savings.

You will be an all-rounder, operationally strong and commercially aware. A strong communicator you will be able to adapt your skills to different people, business services and clients. With strong attention to detail you will ideally have experience of bids and tenders and be comfortable having technical and commercial contractual conversations.

Skills required

• Strong operational background

• Chemical Engineering or Chemistry background

• Hands on managerial and people development skills

• Professional, comfortable working at board level

• Numerate with strong commercial skills

• Relationship builder

To Apply
This is an excellent opportunity in a challenging and dynamic business. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact Steve Bennett in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website.

About Us
Newman Stewart is a leading executive search firm, delivering high performing candidates to high profile and difficult to fulfil assignments. With a vast proven track record of success both nationally and internationally, we are the recruitment partner of choice to many blue chip, medium and small organisations

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