Operations Manager

Location : Guildford, Surrey, England
Job Ref : AR39
Consultant : Alex Reeves
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £34,999.99 - 35,000.00 per year + (OTE: £40,000)


AR39 – Operations Manager

Location: Guildford

Salary: £35,000 (OTE: £40,000)


First Military Recruiting are currently seeking an Operations Manager on behalf of one of our clients.

The successful candidate will assist in the management of the Service Delivery Team across varying shift patterns within the site management structure, to ensure all targets are met without loss in performance to the business. Additionally, they will play a vital role in the management of operational facilities, resource management and equipment maintenance.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Motivating staff to engage and develop the company culture, it’s brand, vision and values
  • Instilling a strong work ethic in our staff and promoting customer excellence in everything we do
  • Overseeing and organising shift operations, including fleet, facilities and resource management
  • Managing employees in-line with company policies and procedures
  • Ensuring employees are fully competent and up to date in all aspects of their training
  • Assisting in the management and day-to-day implementation of the Health and Safety policy
  • Scheduling and overseeing preventative maintenance and managing breakdowns of mechanical and electrical equipment
  • Ensuring site facilities, vehicles and others assets are maintained in line with company policies and legislative requirements

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Have 5 years’ experience in a similar challenging engineering or service delivery role
  • Be safety conscious and familiar in the planning and execution of all H&S aspects
  • Be willing to take responsibility for staff and have experience of working without close supervision
  • Be physically fit and willing to work on-site as and when required, supervising/auditing the teams
  • Have a clean driving licence, valid passport and be prepared to work away from home
  • Have good Microsoft Office experience (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Calendars)


  • Engineering management or technical sales experience
  • Possessing a sound grasp of commercial priorities and service development
  • Knowledge of conventional electricity generation or waste to energy/biomass boiler systems
  • Hold a higher-level qualification in engineering or equivalent vocational training
  • Hold recognised Safety qualifications

Location: Guildford

Salary: £35,000 (OTE: £40,000) 

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