March 3

Operations Manager

March 3
Handley James Chemical has been retained by their client, to confidentially recruit an experienced Operations/Plant Manager for a site of theirs in South of Paris, France.   The role will ultimately report to the Operations Director and will initially have full responsibility and accountability for a multimillion plant. You will lead the implementation and mobilisation of the teams ensuring at all times full compliance with all regulations, health and safety productivity and budget.   Key Responsibilities  
  • Full responsibility and accountability of a multi-million plant on behalf of my client’s customer
  • Ensuring the site has the highest safety standards through the implementation of safe systems of work
  • Creating a ‘Safety First’ culture on site and leading by example
  • Ensuring compliance with the stakeholders safety systems and procedures and working together to achieve the overall goal of zero harm
  • Operations and service is conducted in full compliance with relevant regulatory and statutory requirements
  • To achieve agreed forecast profit margins
  • Leading and motivate the operational teams
  • Provide regular reporting on financial and project delivery matters to company and customer
  • Company procedures and policies are maintained and developed across all areas of the project
  Candidate Requirements  
  • Chemical, Mechanical, Civil, Electrical or Environmental Engineering or equivalent scientific qualification
  • NEBOSH or equivalent qualification in safety
  • Proven experience leading chemical or similar industry related plant
  • Experience in managing multiple safe systems of work – Permits to Work, LOTO, MOC, Risk Assessment etc.
  • Fluent in French language, working knowledge of English
  • Be highly customer focused and understand the need for a customer service framework
  • Experience of building and leading diverse teams as well as a range of relationships and influential lines
  • Excellent team leadership, daily operations management and problem solving skills are essential, ideally within a process operations environment
  In return my client are offering a competitive salary and benefits package, salary is negotiable dependent on experience.   If the role is of interest please click the link to apply or contact Stuart Tomkinson directly.    
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