Opportunity to forge leading role in growing metals business

One of Cornwall’s leading specialist suppliers of steel reinforcement products has announced a rare opportunity to join its management team on a journey towards becoming managing director.

Devoran Metals is recruiting for a new operations director to take on day-to-day control of the business and deliver an ambitious expansion plan.

The business, which turns over around £9m and employs 25 people, provides products for concrete reinforcement and a range of construction accessories including chemicals and steel formwork. Established in 1966 it is the only firm in Cornwall to be approved by industry standards organisation CARES.

The new operations director will take a driving role in the next stage of the business’ growth as well as taking responsibility for strategy to achieve the objectives of shareholders and stakeholders. They will manage budgets, finance, risks and profitability. They will also oversee the creation and implementation of a new marketing plan.

As the growth plan is successfully delivered it is hoped the operations manager will take on the role of managing director and Richard Orsman, the managing director, will take on the role of chairman.

Mr Orsman said: “The business has a great reputation for speed of service. This is a challenging sector which experiences fluctuations in demand as well as the opportunities of infrastructure development and we have ambitious plans for growth. This is a rare opportunity to become part of the senior leadership team as an operations director with a well-defined route to becoming MD for the right person.”

Interested applicants can find further information on the job and application process at this web address: https://www.kernowhr.uk/devoranmetals. For a confidential discussion about the role Kernow HR can be contacted on 0333 303 4749. The deadline for applications is 10am Monday 17th January 2022.