Salary: Competitive

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer. 

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Operations Manager to join our blocks team which are based across our sites in Alfreton and Stanford-le-Hope. The location of the candidate can be flexible but you must be flexible to travel to the Blocks plants.

Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Reporting to the Product Line Director, in the role of Senior Operations Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Overall accountability for the safety, leadership, development and performance of the Aircrete Block sites
  • Act as the key member of the Blocks Leadership team and contributor to the overall strategic plan for the business
  • Delivering transformational plans to fundamentally shift the scale and performance of the UK operation and unlock full potential of CRH/Tarmac capability
  • Build links with CRH worldwide manufacturing businesses (Amercias, Europe & International domains) to deliver best in class performance
  • Lead operational performance growth, delivering year-on-year OEE improvements, minimise waste and deliver energy (gas & electricity) reduction targets
  • Lead the business optimisation plan, generating tangible performance improvements across all operational areas
  • Identifying, scoping and delivering strategic capital projects to innovate and transform operational performance and output
  • Delivering improvements in technology and automation across the manufacturing footprint
  • Decarbonising operations, delivering a 25% reduction in Co2 at each site by 2030 and executing strategy for carbon neutrality by 2050
  • Owning the succession plan and build talent at all levels of the operational structure

The ideal candidate for the role of Senior Operations Manager will have experience within a senior operational role as well as experience of:

  • Builds a positive Team Culture, building relationships with teams across Tarmac to share ideas, break down silos and maximise performance
  • Influences Others, selling own ideas by linking them to other people’s values, goals or ideas
  • Creates a Positive Team Culture, taking action to increase the commitment, well being and performance of the team
  • Develops a Longer Term Foundation, taking time out to review team effectiveness and performance
  • Continuously Drives Performance. Maintains focus even when facing obstacles and uncertainty
  • Builds Partnerships, using deep understanding of customer needs to implement ideas that deliver value for all
  • Drives Improvements, seizing opportunities to help Tarmac stand out in the market
  • Thinks Bigger Picture, stepping back from a complex situation in order to gain a better understanding

Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire, England

Job Reference: tarmac/TP/39518/5559

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