Operations Manager- Fuels, Gatwick, £40k +

Operations Manager- Fuels
Gatwick Airport
Salary £40k + car+ Pension+ Bonus

Our client is seeking to recruit an Operations Manager with Mechanical Engineering experience based at Gatwick. This operation oversees the daily supply of 1.5 million tones of aviation Jet A-1 fuel through Gatwick Airport. Reporting to the Terminal Manager, The post holder will supervise the team of 2 Supervisors and 11 Aviation Operators who are responsible for tank farm and hydrant system operations. The ideal candidate will have fuels/ mechanical/ process engineering experience.

Key responsibilities / requirements will include:

• Ensure the delivery of the MAPP.
• Ensure the delivery of training and periodic assessment of competence.
• Ensure the equipment is maintained and controlled effectively.
• Ensure the equipment is operated within the defined limits.
• Implementation of the key risk control systems.
• Ensure the competence of employees and contractors.
• Organising the process of identifying major accident hazards and assessing associated risks during the life cycle of the installation.
• Facilitate effective communication within the operations and maintenance teams.
• Control of abnormal situations and mitigation of emergencies.
• Ensures that the operation of the fuel farm facilities, airport hydrant system are operated and maintained in accordance with recognised agreements and standards.
• Ensures compliance with the business principles for the management of HSS&E at Gatwick Airport.
• Ensures that engineering and maintenance works both in the tank farm and airport hydrant system are carried out safely, completed on time and within budget.
• Provides daily support for the needs of all administrative and operational duties required for the daily operations of facilities.
• Ensures that the Company, European Legislative standards and Gatwick Airport Ltd standards are applied and maintained at all times. This involves regular meetings with Company representatives and the airport authorities.
• Responsible for regular inspections of all facilities
• Involved in applying Company HR policies, employee relations and responsible for the recruitment of new operating staff.
• Assists with the preparation of budgets and the raising and issue of purchase orders to suppliers and contractors.
• Deputises in the absence of the Terminal Manager.

Qualifications and Experience

• A working knowledge of Aviation Operations and people management skills gained through operational experience.
• Demonstrable experience of Health, Safety & Environmental Management.
• Fuels Supply/Distribution Logistics, product handling and control.
• Depot Operations and Asset Management.
• HR & Interpersonal Skills
• Fuels Technical Services
• Project Management. Including Finance and Engineering – Knowledge

Please apply with CV and Cover letter to [email protected]

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