Head of Business & Ops. Timber Frame / Construction – 18835 Ref: 18835

Six Figure Salary Package Plus Complete Benefits Package

** Excellent career development opportunity with the leading name in Timber Frame manufacturing **

With a recent €15 million investment in a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Longford, County Longford, Ireland we are currently hiring a commercial & operations focussed business leader to drive commercial success and customer success.

Do you have experience with timber frame manufacturing or perhaps you have managed large construction products?

Do you have strong business acumen with experience of creating strategic business plans to improve company processes and performance?

If so, we would love to hear from you.

** Relocation Support Offered **

Role Info:

Head of Business & Operations
Longford Based / Visits to Customers as Required
Six Figure Salary Package
Plus Complete Benefits Package Including Bonus, Pension, Discounted Healthcare, Employee Assistance Programme, Retail Discounts and More…
Full Time – Permanent
Hours: 8am – 5pm Mon-Friday

Values / Culture: Committed to Service, Motivated, Open to Change, Challenge Limits, Support Development, Passionate about Achievement, Positive
Company: Supply & Installation of Timber Frame Homes and Engineered Roof Trusses to the domestic construction industry
Sustainability: Responsible sourcing of wood – we ensure that the vast majority of the logs that we process are sourced from Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC ®) certified forests.

Pedigree / Awards: Ernst & Young Ireland Industry Entrepreneur award 2010 // Ruban d’Honneur in the European Business Award 2013 // Softwood Trader of the Year 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023

Your Background / Skills: Timber Frame Manufacturing, Construction, Customer Relations, Business Operations, Business Process Improvement, Creating Strategic Business Plans

Sectors: Construction / Manufacturing, Business Operations, Management
Reports: 3 – Plant Manager, Design Manager, Contracts Manager

About us:

Founded in 1913 in Glennon Brothers has been manufacturing high-quality timber products and is now the premier name in the Irish and UK timber processing industry. Through Glennon Brothers plants in Longford and Fermoy, and Windymains Timber and Troon in Scotland, we supply both the Irish and UK markets with products for the construction, pallet wood and fencing industries.

With over 100 people on our team, we specialise in the manufacture, supply and installation of Timber Frame Homes and Engineered Roof Trusses to the construction industry and also to one-off self builders.

From the moment the first Timber Frame home came off the production line, we have steadily increased our presence in the market and now hold a strong reputation within the industry for our quality of workmanship and product and professional service to clients.

The Head of Business & Operations Opportunity:

With recent investment to the tune of €15 million in a leading edge manufacturing facility the business continues to thrive & innovate to meet the demands of the industry.

As Head of Timber Frame, you will demonstrate a hands-on approach to managing and coordinating the activities of the timber frame business through the achievement of production metrics including throughput, changeover times, minimising downtime and driving ongoing improvement.

You will be required to ensure that all orders are manufactured and despatched in a timely fashion and ensure that all operational, administration, H&S and business controls are adhered to.

The role also demands a strong customer focus underpinned by sales and commercial acumen to drive business growth.

About you:

+ 5 Years’ experience operating at a similar level within a timber frame manufacturing / Roof Truss facility or related construction sectors
+ Timber Frame and roof truss experience is a distinct advantage
+ Ability to build trusted relationships with key customers
+ Proven ability of managing a business at a senior level
+ Strong business and commercial acumen
+ Experience in developing and implementing strategic and business plans
+ Ability to engage with a design team to ensure manufacturing is optimised
+ Ability to engage and motivate production teams
+ Ability to work under pressure in a changing environment to support our customers
+ Passionate about meeting both Customer and Company expectations
+ Able to excel in high-pressure situations
+ Excellent organisational and leadership skills
+ IT literate

Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to our Leadership Team.

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