Operations Manager


Website Element Materials Technology

We Are Element A global provider of Testing, Inspection and Cert

Element has an opportunity for an Operations Manager who will be primarily responsible for managing and growing the business across Metallurgy, Chemistry, Civils and Environmental disciplines.

The role will also be responsible for efficient project management, technical excellence, client management, budgeting and profit & loss management for the laboratory operations across the mentioned disciplines.

  • Leadership / people management providing regular, timely communications and feedback to team
  • Sales / Commercial management: – working with the sales team to ensure that the budgeted sales are achieve by actively supporting, and where necessary leading the major customer proposals and contracts
  • Serve as a key relationship partner for high level customer engagements
  • Review reports and quotes / proposals to satisfy requirements for contract review, technical content and minimize legal and commercial risk
  • Train and develop the employees:- planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; recommending rewards and disciplinary actions
  • Conduct periodic team meetings with specific emphasis on HSE, technical updates, etc
  • Engineering graduate (preferred)
    Proven technical experience
  • Minimum 5 years supervisory experience in a laboratory environment
  • Experience of managing large contracts in a commercially astute manner
  • Educated to degree level in an engineering or science based subject
  • Strong and determined quality focus with indefatigable determination to get the job done under the most challenging conditions
  • Self-motivated team player with excellent organizational skills
  • Exceptional communication skills

This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services. U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), or U.S. Government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the employer obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.


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