Water Operations Manager

Operations Manager - Tyne & Wear

Ref: 1429Tuesday 1 November 2022

£28,000 - £40,000

We are recruiting for a specialist water treatment company with the experience and expertise in handling and managing the complexities of water treatment. They are now looking to recruit an Operations Manager in the North East.


As Operations Manager you will be Leading a dynamic team, both office-based (and field based (Technicians/ Engineers). As Operations Manager you will enjoy going out to see customers and audit sites, managing expectations, building relationships, supporting the technicians, and resolving any queries. Other responsibilities will include auditing, strategy development, tendering for new contracts and the day-to-day running of projects.

What you will be doing in the role of Operations Manager:

Planning for allocation of trained resources to ensure the successful delivery of all contracts, remedial projects and commercial heating projects

Championing a culture of Continuous Improvement by identification of training and development needs through regular appraisals and ongoing ‘tool-box’ discussions with the team

Identifying areas for growth of products and the refinement of services to ensure a relevant and complete Water Hygiene and Treatment offering

Ensuring all duties are aligned with company Safety and Quality policies and conducting regular safety meetings with the management team and SHEQ

Adhering to the Departmental Procedures and those under the Legionella Control Association – Code of Compliance

Managing and coaching junior staff in all aspects of water resources planning.

Ensuring that timelines and project deliverables are on target.

Act as the overall lead to ensure all water safety samples are monitored recorded and results acted on; monitor and report on the status of the significant findings of legionella risk assessments; assess, review and update the written control schemes; report on completion of routine periodic tasks and inspections; monitor and audit performance PPM reports, contract KPIs etc to assure compliance and expedite any non-compliant exceptions. 


What we are looking for in our Operations Manager:

Experience in Water Treatment, Process Water, Chemical Dosing, Cooling Towers, Closed Systems

Expert knowledge of Water Hygiene/Treatment processes and Legionella control

IOSH Managing Safely

Educated to GCSE, grade A-C or equivalent

Strong Budget Management experience

Demonstrable cohesive and inspiring leadership capabilities

Outstanding interpersonal and collaboration skills


In return the company offer a competitive benefits package

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