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Swindon, Wiltshire Omega Resource Group

Head of Production & Operations


£65,000 - £73,000

Our client are a leader within the energy production industry in the Swindon area and are leading the charge on Net-Zero. The site is state of the art and are partnering with major energy companies to expand across the UK, Europe and North America.

Key Responsibilities - Head of Production and Operations

  • Developing Safe operations practices and enforcing adherence to them by all operations staff and contractors.
  • Leading, managing, and developing the operations staff such that Shift Team Leaders are fully managing both their team and plant performance in partnership with each other.
  • Ensuring efficient and robust shift handover and inter-shift responsibilities are in place such that all shifts work together to maximise operations.
  • Establishing a competency management system that all operational staff work to.
  • Optimising operations team performance through tracking and analysis of KPIs.
  • Establishing a consumables stock management system in partnership with the Procurement Officer.
  • Ensuring optimal use of the Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) by the operations team.
  • Support CBM commissioning activities by ensuring the correct resources and operational procedures are in place.
  • Building and controlling of an operations budget.
  • Implementing a Safe System of Work incorporating Safe Working Procedures and a Safety Rules based permitting system.

Qualifications & Experience - Head of Production and Operations

  • Engineering/Chemistry related degree/HND or equivalent experience.
  • Experience of Operations Team Management in a Process Industry.
  • Team Leadership.
  • Experience of operations budget management.
  • Ability to set high standards of performance and leading by example.
  • Ability to adjust to new conditions and changes in the work environment.
  • Have a track record of successfully leading and managing a team, by not only providing direction but also motivating and guiding team members to achieve common goals.
  • Have a coaching management style to foster the professional development of team members.

Benefits - Head of Production and Operations

  • Company pension
  • 25 days' holiday per year (pro rata)
  • EAP
  • Life Assurance x 4 Salary
  • 24 hours GP helpline and second opinion
  • Wellbeing support - including a 24/7 assistance programme for you and your nearest and dearest, a free subscription to mindfulness app
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee online discount
  • Training and development

For more information on this role, please contact Andrew Haddon on or send a copy of your CV to

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