Aberdeen / Carnforth /

Operations Manager

Quickflange™ Weldless Connectors

We are looking for an Operations Manager to join ICR, based out of either Aberdeen or Carnforth.  

The Operations Manager will support for the day to day operations management of Quickflange projects and operations ensuring the safe and profitable delivery services. Proactive management of Quickflange projects from start to finish, through the full lifecycle of the project from quoting to final invoicing.

This role will report to the Business Manager – Quickflange.

The main tasks involved in the role will include, but are not limited to:
  • Assist the Business Manager for Quickflange in the preparation & delivery of annual Quickflange operational budget and objectives.
  • Providing technical and operational support in the compilation of quotes, proposals and tenders.
  • Ensuring adequate resource and competency of personnel including cross training to carry out project requirements.
  • Liaise with Company Operations Managers to ensure all Quickflange related activities in the workshop are carried out to company standards and all equipment is mobilised on time.
  • Overall responsibility for all Quickflange equipment across ICR & Partner locations.
  • Responsibility for any Quickflange Technicians working on site or at the Clients Site.
  • Work closely with the Projects Team to ensure the delivery of tooling and equipment is done on time and to budget.
  • Manage all ad hoc projects and support the other business lines.
  • Preparation of workpacks, including implementation procedures, plans, engineering drawings, equipment lists, materials as required. Ensure that job briefings are carried out.
  • Liaise with Engineering team as and when required as per project requirements.
  • Liaise with onsite technicians ensuring that work is progressing as per plan and support with all technical queries.
  • Ensure that the correct competencies of technicians are requested in accordance with job / project requirements.
  • Manage scope variations ensuring that these are presented to the client in a timely manner and subsequently approved.
  • Monitoring and controlling relevant project costs ensuring profit on projects are maximised.
  • As and when required, compilation and issuing of final reports to the client.
  • Approve all timesheets for the jobs / projects that you are responsible for.
  • Ensure that invoices raised are submitted to the client in a timely manner through the Operations Team
  • Support Sales personnel with client management and expectations
  • Maintaining and improving the appropriate technical procedures & work instructions
  • Assist with the growth of ICR, supporting opportunities to the business and actively contributing to development and management meetings.
  • Ensure all company processes and procedures in accordance with BMS are adhered to. 
  • To present a highly professional articulate and consistent management approach to the running of the business that is supportive to the ideals and expectations of company employees and Directors.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide the Projects Team support where needed
  • Manage the Quickflange trained Technicians through Solab to ensure the right skills are deployed to the client site, either on or offshore
  • Support the QF Business Manager to ensure the QF department operations team have all the information they need to deliver the service to the client.
  • A right first time approach on all work.
Key Skills, Attributes and Experience:
  • 5 years knowledge and previous experience of managing an Operational Team
  • Knowledge of Oil & Gas industry and particularly HSEQ requirements is essential
  • Mechanical / Engineering background is essential
  • Demonstrable track record at problem-solving and working to tight deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple work scopes on a day-to-day basis
  • Ability to interact with people at all levels of the organisation and external contacts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to build relationships with internal and external clients
  • Experience in using a range of office software including, email, SAP, excel spreadsheets and databases
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Presentation skills for internal and external clients
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Self-starter that takes a collaborative approach and really enjoys working as part of a team
  • Ability to work on own initiative and self-manage own workload and those of others
  • Sets high standards in quality of work and excellent attention to detail
  • Flexibility and the willingness to contribute to new ideas and processes

**Please note candidates MUST have valid right to work in the UK as sponsorship is not available. **