Operations Manager(Structural Steel)
Posted on Nov 23, 2019 by Anonymous
We are presently seeking to recruit an Operations Manager with experience in the areas of structural steel fabrication / pipe fabrication / steel tank construction / specialist contracting within the civil, building & process industries.
Excellent package afforded reflecting the importance of the role.
The role is based in Kildare and reports to the Operations Director. Main products include bridges, gantries, S/S frames (welded), pipe fabrication, pipe racks/bridges, pressurised vessels.
Ideal candidate will have fabrication and 'work-shop' experience coupled with business development.
You will lead and supervise a number of specialist business units and will assume full life-cycle responsibility for a portfolio of projects being undertaken by those units in accordance with agreed budgetary, programme and quality requirements.
This will include leading identification of opportunities, procurement/tendering, production, management, safety, timely delivery and overall profitability.
You will have extensive technical and management experience in specialist contracting within the civil engineering, building, process industries ideally with exposure to steel related construction / fabrication either in Ireland or the UK, and possess an exemplary track record of career progression.
Develop a Business Plan for the areas under your remit
Identify growth opportunities and incorporate those into the Business Plan
Identify market opportunities and manage the business development function for the business.
Input into the development of facilities to underpin the Plan
Lead the development and manage a substantive structural steel fabrication facility / business unit
Lead and develop a pipework fabrication facility / business unit
Develop an existing pipe/weld testing capability
Procure and manage a portfolio of specialist contracts to include structural steel subcontracts, pipework supply/install contracts, specialist civils projects with substantial structural steel elements, specialist steel tank refurb / new builds
Necessary skills and requirements:
Strong leadership and commercial skills
3rd level Qualification in structural/civil/mechanical engineering or quantity surveying with knowledge of the steel industry
An additional business qualification would be a decided advantage
Minimum 15 years' experience in a senior management role working for a recognised specialist company operating within the construction industry within Ireland,
UK or Mainland Europe
A strong track record in a commercial/contracting environment
Experience in production, operations and the design build process
Excellent interpersonal skills with excellent verbal & written communication abilities
Strong negotiation and commercial skills
Ability to build a high-performance team.
Good IT skills
To register your interest, please send CV to or call (phone number removed)
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