Operations Manager

Operations Manager
Circa £45,000 per annum
Stockport

The Candidate

Your skills, experiences and attributes include...



• You will be used to working in a fast paced ever changing environment and be able to clearly demonstrate strong leadership and influencing skills as our business goes through a period of rapid expansion and change.
• You will have been a senior warehouse and logistics leader in fast paced high growth environments.
• A background in E-commerce and working in a SME business.
• An entrepreneurial approach to solving logistics and operational challenges.
• An ability to adapt and drive organisational change
• An Hands-on leader and excellent People Manager
• Ability to build consensus and relationships among managers, partners, and employees.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Sound knowledge of the freight forward industry; Air, Sea & Road
• Daily management and point of escalation concerning all UK customs matters
• Ideally experience of deploying WMS / ERP systems

The Role

The Operations Manager will take responsibility for the fulfilment centre, looking after everything from goods in through to final production, within a fast paced FMCG environment.

Duties will include...



• Oversee the operations of the distribution centre.
• Ensure the DC is set up for success with the correct resource, skills, equipment and ways of working that conform to the company standards.
• Manage the budget for the DC and lead the team to deliver against the plan whilst regularly reporting performance back to the Board.
• Manage Customer Service Team
• Manage inward and outward couriers and carriers for all group Operations including annual negotiations
• Oversee supply chain & logistics from order to delivery
• Provide advice on packaging and transport for Far East manufactured products
• Manage premises & facilities - 2 DC sites.
• Responsible for Health & Safety procedures at DC sites.
• Identify and address problems and opportunities for the company.
• Support worker communication with the management team.
• Provide inspired leadership for the business.


• Communicating changes in an order process to all relevant parties.
• Develop, implement, and review operational policies and procedures.
• International shipping strategy and cost management
• Deliver pick and pack rates

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  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £45k per year
  • Location: Stockport, Greater Manchester, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Purchasing
  • Recruiter: PROMAN
  • Contact: Steven Jakara
  • Tel: 01617463311
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 0000561049
  • Posted: 2021-04-06 17:14:13 -

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