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Operations Assistant

Reports to: Operations Manager

Location: Taunton, on-site

Contract: Full-time (40 hours a week)

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 per annum + performance-related bonus scheme

As our Operations Assistant, you’ll play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth execution of our construction and service-related fieldwork. You will be responsible for overseeing operational processes and quality assurance protocols, as well as communications with staff, sub-contractors, and clients to ensure the efficient and productive running of the business.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting with the preparation of construction and engineering project work, including ordering materials and parts, coordinating statutory permissions for projects, and guaranteeing timely project completion.
  • Assisting in the creation of comprehensive construction phase plans and supporting the Health & Safety policy by preparing risk assessments and method statements.
  • Compiling job completion paperwork including photographic records and building and electrical completion records.
  • Maintaining an up-to-date price book, sourcing job-specific prices, and monitoring and raising purchase orders.
  • Contributing to accurate inventory management by ensuring correct stock levels across our yard, fleet, and warehouse.
  • Supporting the Operations Manager with coordination and administration, to ensure the smooth running of our project work.

The Person:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Proven experience of working in an administrative or operational role within the construction or engineering industry, or similar.
  • Technical prowess to handle various project-related tasks with precision and attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, enabling effective collaboration with diverse stakeholders.
  • Exceptional organisational skills, allowing you to multitask and manage priorities efficiently.
  • IT literacy, including proficiency in the MS Office suite and the ability to learn new systems with ease.
  • A hands-on mindset with an unwavering commitment to getting the job done.
  • Outstanding time management skills, enabling you to meet challenging deadlines whilst maintaining high-quality work.

The Rewards:

In return, we offer a competitive salary package of £30,000 to £35,000 per annum, depending on experience, plus a performance-related bonus scheme, 22 days holiday (plus bank holidays), pension scheme, and more, along with the opportunity to be part of a supportive and collaborative team culture that encourages autonomy and accountability.

If you feel you have the skills, knowledge, and experience, and want to be part of an ambitious and growing organisation, please apply today.

Closing date for applications will be Monday 29th July.

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