Unit Manager - Pontypridd

Undisclosed Company
Rhondda Cynon Taff, Pontypridd
£44614 per annum
16 Nov 2016
30 Nov 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
Mission & role of the function:
*To achieve agreed safety, environmental, cost, quality and service objectives through the successful and effective management of the Unit.
*Constantly seek to improve the efficiencies and existing performance levels.
*The definition of the Unit and sites included within it may be subject to change as business requirements dictate.
Key accountabilities
The main activity of the role involves leading, directing and managing the operational team to achieve its performance objectives. The performance emphasis for this unit includes;

*Health and Safety: Operating to the highest level of health and safety objectives in line with Health and Safety Plan. Action a plan of continuous improvement in this area.
*Environmental: Operating to the highest level of environmental objectives in line with the Environmental Management Plan. Action a plan of continuous improvement in this area.
*Compliance: Ensure all statutory legislation and company regulations are adhered to with respect to all operational activities.
*Operations: Achieve optimum production levels in line with commercial activity at the lowest operation cost. Continually advance operational improvements to improve efficiency with the production functions.
*Distribution: Working with the logistics function to ensure operational procedures are such that highest customer service levels can be achieved at the most efficient operational cost.
*Quality: Working with the technical function to ensure operational procedures are such that the highest quality levels are achieved at the most efficient operational cost.
*Business Analysis: Working with the Operations Manager to ensure all operational management information is accurate, relevant and is used effectively to assist in the management of the business and the progression of all profit enhancing opportunities.
In order for the day to day activities outlined above to operate effectively, the role also involves a number of wider aspects, including;
*Resource Planning: Ensure that your site management teams are adequately resourced and that personnel are trained and developed. Assets should be in place and maintained to ensure the business plan can be delivered. Ensure personnel are effectively developed and become highly competent, and to identify and progress any employees with the potential to further their career through the business and a successional line is in place to facilitate this activity.
*Directing: Provide leadership to the site teams, ensuring that operational goals and expectations are understood and personnel are proactively developed.
*Controlling: Ensure operational control mechanisms are effectively implemented covering all relevant aspects (including Health & Safety, environmental controls, capex management control, revenue spend controls).
Key measures for the role are:
*Site profit performance
*Operating KPI's
*Capex project performance and post appraisals
*Statutory and company compliance levels
*Customer satisfaction levels
Key relationships:
*Area Operations Manager
*National Operations Director
*District Sales Managers
*Area Sales Managers
*Support Function Managers. Particular emphasis on SHE functions
*Technical Management Team
*Concrete General Managers
*Asphalt General Manager
Job requirements:
*Minimum 5 years relevant operational experience
*Experience of multi-site operations
*Management/Leadership Skills
*Hands-on approach
*Open-minded to new ideas
*Results focused
*Motivational leader
*Excellent communicator
*Strong people management skills

The role holder is expected:
*to comply with all aspects of the Compliance Policy
*to ensure that all the business/operations are performed in accordance with instructions and procedures and in such a way so as to prevent any fraudulent activities taking place
*to comply with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and to observe the requirements of the Company Safey Policy and other relevant legislation
*to update all areas of knowledge as required to carry out the job with maximum effectiveness and to attend training/development courses as and when required
*to comply will all aspects of the HR Policies and Procedures of the Company
*Higher level either vocational or educational
*NVQ Level 5 in SHE quarry operations

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