Operations Manager (Engineering)

Nymen Spence Ltd
Stockport, UK
10 Oct 2019
18 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Operations Manager : North West Office

Mechanical Engineering & Fluid Handling Solutions

(Oil, Gas, Petrochemical, Contractors, Distribution)

(Major Manufacturer)

£45-50K+ (possibly up to £55K)bonus, pension, health, life, expenses


This superb brand new Operations Managers opportunity has been created with this division of a specialist manufacturer due to expansion and company development.

You will be responsible for Procurement and Production. The role involve managing a Production Manager, a team Engineers on the Shop Floor, 2 Buyers and a number of logistic and Supply Chain Personnel. 30-40% of your time Will be spent managing the team.


This Division manufactures a range of bespoke mechanical engineering & fluid handling solutions for a variety of applications in onshore and offshore markets that include the oil & gas, petrochemical, marine, subsea, pipeline, chemical and power generation markets.


The Operations Managers will be a part of the senior management team (Engineering Manager and Business Development Manager) and report directly into the Managing Director.

You will have overall responsibility for Purchasing and Procurement, Production, Quality, Supply Agreements, Supply Chain, Systems and Procedures, (ERP System) New manufacturing Techniques and the overall day to day running of the various departments.

The role will work closely with the other department, particularly Engineering, R&D and Sales.


  • Background in engineering, production, quality, procurement or management etc
  • Ideally 8 years of successful related experience in mechanical products such as Rotating Equipment, Pumps, Seals, Valves, Controls, Instrumentation, Piping or associated products
  • Experience in the oil & gas, petrochemical, marine, subsea, pipeline, chemical or power generation industry
  • Mechanical Engineering or related qualifications ie HNC, HND, Degree etc
  • Good working knowledge of ERP Systems and manufacturing Techniques
  • Effective written, oral and presentation communication skills
  • Ability to formulate and write proposals, prepare and delivery customer tenders.
  • Ability to work successfully without close supervision
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with aptitude in building relationships with
  • professionals of all organizational levels
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability in problem solving and negotiation on all levels


Knowledge of Valves, Controls, Instrumentation, Piping would obviously be beneficial, but are clients are open on candidates who come from associated engineering or technical backgrounds.

Associated backgrounds include:- Rotating Equipment, Pumps, Valves, Controls, Instrumentation, Piping, Compressors, Fluid Flow, Process Plant, Pumping Systems, Actuators, Automation, seals Filtration, Power Generation, Rotating Equipment, fluids, hydraulics, pumps, pneumatics, Air Compressors, capital equipment, Mechanical, manufacturing, filters, water treatment, seals, OEM, Engineered Pipelines, Pipes, Mono Flanges etc


The Operations Managers role could suit any of the following Operations Manager, Production Manager. Quality Manager, Procurement Manager, Purchasing Manager, Engineering Manager, General Manager, Divisional Manager


North West, Lancashire, Cheshire, Staffordshire, Yorkshire,

Manchester, Stockport, Salford, Macclesfield, Congleton, Knutsford, Warrington, Crewe, Widnes, Liverpool, Chester, Stoke, Sheffield, Halifax, Huddersfield, Bolton, Bury, Oldham


This is a superb Managers opportunity for individual to join a specialist manufacturer with excellent prospects to develop their career


If this Sales Managers position seems of interest then please email your CV and relevant details as soon as possible to Nick Thompson (Sales Director)

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/88261584

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