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Senior Operations Manager

Job Introduction

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.

Role Responsibility

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

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

Why Us

In addition to the role of Senior Operations Manager we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives, and benefits:

  • Company Car
  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc. (REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & Carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female Voice, and Menopause
  • Training and development opportunities

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Tarmac Trading Limited


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