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Site Operations Director

Job Title: Site Operations Director

Location: Cardiff

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Site Operations Director to lead and oversee the operations of our battery recycling plant. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in chemical, chemical processes, team leadership, and business management.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Direct all aspects of the operations, including health and safety, production planning, manufacturing, inventory management, shipping/receiving and quality assurance.
  • Develop management team ethos and drive culture across all departments.
  • Work to ensure that the facility’s financial goals are met, including monthly profitability and EBITDA targets.
  • Develop strong relationships across the Group to ensure strong lines of communication and the ability to influence key stakeholders as required.
  • Maintain responsibility for performing all site activities in compliance with related legal/statutory regulations, professional duties and Best Practice Guidelines.
  • Understand the technical aspects of the manufacturing processes to provide support to employees.
  • Provide information to the Board in a timely manner, including daily/weekly/monthly reporting requirements and other ad hoc information requests.
  • Frequently research cost saving opportunities, leading and monitoring all progress in capturing saving opportunities.
  • Prepare capital expenditure proposals for consideration by the Board to advance the strategic goals of the Group.
  • Constantly assess the facility’s operational efficiencies and seek out opportunities to improve processes in an economic manner.
  • Monitor the facility’s equipment needs and ensure that the technical team is working to keep equipment properly maintained through the use of a planned maintenance schedule.
  • Manage and maintain labour and operating costs in accordance with budgets.
  • Drive the People Agenda through employee engagement across all departments.
  • Work proactively to prevent and solve problems, directing and managing members of the team as required.
  • Work closely with team members to prepare the annual Budget for the site, signing off on the numbers before submission and presentation to the Board.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Please apply with your up-to-date CV/resume if you feel you meet the brief. Due to expected volume only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Many thanks.