District Operations Manager


  • £38600 per annum
  • Posted: 04/10/2017
  • Crawley
  • Job Ref: 191103248
  • Permanent

Job Details

• To achieve agreed safety, cost, profit, quality and service objectives through the successful and effective management of the district operations team.

• To proactively identify and pursue opportunities to improve operational performance.

• Provide leadership in a style that both drives the business to achieve its objectives and creates the conditions in which the team are well motivated and high performing.

• Communicate to the team in a clear and effective manner, business expectations, including performance requirements and results.

• Develop the team, both individually and collectively, by agreeing Personal Action Plans and addressing these through delegation, coaching, mentoring and learning programs.

1. Key accountabilities

• Develop, in conjunction with commercial managers, annual profit plans and capital expenditure justifications

• Develop local operations plan to achieve required safety, profit, quality and service objectives

• Develop and implement operational targets by individual plant in order to meet market, service and quality requirements

• Provide monthly operational cost and production forecast reflecting commercial needs

• Contribute to the area strategic plan and annual budget

• Assist and implement benchmarking to identify opportunities for performance improvement.

• Take responsibility for providing a safe working environment

• Take responsibility for managing performance issues such as operational productivity, cost control, service levels and product quality

• Assist in the development of monthly operational reports

• Review, analyze and identify achievements, shortfalls and areas for improvement against plan on a regular basis and implement corrective actions

• Ensure activities meet with and integrate with organizational requirements for quality management, health and safety, legal stipulations, environmental policies and general duty of care.

• Provide leadership in a style that both drives the business to achieve its objectives and creates the conditions in which the team are well motivated and high performing.

• Communicate in a clear and effective manner, business expectations, including performance requirements and results.

• Develop the team, both individually and collectively, by agreeing Personal Action Plans and addressing these through delegation, coaching, mentoring and learning programs.

• Be open and honest with colleagues, team members and the Regional Team to ensure issues are addressed which impact on any aspects of the business.