Operations Manager

Closing Date: Thursday 30th June 2022

Department: Operations

Full Time


Established in 2000, Turbine Surface Technologies is a joint venture between Rolls- Royce and Chromalloy, providing specialist coatings solutions to state-of-the-art turbine components. At TST we recognise that people are at the heart of what we do and are an integral part of achieving our business goals. Our core values are key to our culture; operate safely, operate openly with customer focus and operate with respect and integrity.

The Role:

We are looking to recruit an Operations Manager to join our growing business. You will be one of four dedicated Operations Managers responsible for leading a team of production leaders to deliver on customer requirements, as well as shaping the future of the manufacturing team as we expand to a second site. As the successful candidate you will be an effective operational leader who will take accountability for leading and driving a culture of success to be a world-class facility.

Candidates will be considered from all industry backgrounds. Whilst manufacturing and lean experience is preferable, it is not essential as there will be opportunities for further training and development. Candidates should be able to demonstrate customer focus, people leadership, delivery and a passion for putting people first.  This is a permanent role situated on Sherwood Business Park in Annesley, Nottingham.


You will lead an operations team to deliver customer requirements on time, and to quality requirements, ensuring a safe working environment for your team. You will be a key contributor of the Operations first line leadership team, driving improvements to deliver the balanced score card across People, Safety, Cost, Quality, Delivery.

Required Skills & Attributes:

  • Proven experience in people leadership (coaching, developing, feedback).
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft suite (Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Understands the importance and can demonstrate good use of visual management tools.
  • Self-motivated and able to motivate a team to deliver results.
  • Ability to manage complex projects and proactively resolve issues.
  • Capable of leading multiple projects; actively coordinating project plans to ensure delivery.

Desired Skills:

  •  Green or black belt accredited.
  • Experience in Lean manufacturing.
  • Working knowledge of Power BI.

Salary and Benefits

You will also be part of the TST culture which benefits include:

  • Private health care scheme:
  • Mental health support- including free counselling sessions
  • Dental; reimbursement of dental work from an annual allowance, option to pay to upgrade cover
  • Free eye tests and reimbursement on glasses from annual allowance.
  • Bike to work scheme.
  • Enhanced Holiday entitlement related to length of service.
  • Free on- site parking with electric vehicle charging points.
  • Opportunity to be a part of production related bonus scheme.
  • Refer a friend reward scheme.
  • Day off work for your birthday.

Diversity and Inclusion

Turbine Surface Technologies (TST) recognises that by building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realise their full potential.

We believe employee diversity is an asset to our business.  People of different age groups, from different backgrounds, genders and cultures, with a range of experiences and capabilities, help us understand and serve our customers and reach our business objectives.

Please note all candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, TST are currently unable to provide Visa sponsorship.

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