United Kingdom | change country 

Supply Chain Jobs: A supply chain recruitment resource and the UK's best supply chain career opportunities

Headline Job
TRANSPORT GENERAL MANAGER - Fine Art Logistics
London

Featured Jobs
Nuclear Saferty Inspector - Supply Chain Mangement
Bootle, Cheltenham, London

Global Head of Supply Chain and Logistics
London

Demand Planner EMEA
High Wycombe
Indirect Procurement Opportunity
Reading

Featured Recruiters

Interim Operations Manager

Job Title

Interim Operations Manager

Reference13936375001_412526
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Town/CityCoventry
LocationsWarwickshire, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesWarehousing Jobs
Date Posted12 July 2018

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now



My client is a leading distribution business based in Coventry. They are going through an enormous change project and they are looking for an Interim Operations Manager to be responsible for number of warehousing projects.

The role is a 6 month interim assignment.

Client Details

My client is a leading distribution business based in Coventry.

Description

As an Interim Operations Manager, you'll be responsible for the following:
  • Manage the safe operation of the warehouse and yard functions on nights, being flexible enough to cover days when required.
  • Team engagement; be the first line of contact responding to employee's questions and addressing their concerns on nights.
  • Co-ordinate short & long term labour and equipment plans.
  • Reviewing staffing levels by function, rotating staff accordingly in line with actual volumes.
  • Monitor and manage team performance against KPI's.
  • Communication to the warehouse teams on nights.
  • Ensure effective communications-up, down and across the business.
  • Help to ensure customer service levels are met or exceeded, embrace ongoing process development and change to identify best practice and opportunities.
  • Review KPI's and help to ensure service and cost parameters are met.
  • Team engagement; be the first line of contact responding to employee's questions and addressing their concerns on nights.
  • Ensure best practise is developed and used, constantly seeking improvements to layout, efficiency and stock integrity.
  • Develop staff by training, mentoring and personal development plans.
  • Deputise for the Operations Manager in their absence.
  • Liaise with transport functions to resolve operational day to day issues and plan to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Works with key stake holders to identify and improve areas of spend, sharing best practice and improving the operation when opportunities present themselves.
  • Assist with Distribution Centre Operational Plans
  • Financial control within budgetary remit
  • Warehouse Cost Budgets
  • Stock integrity " ensure that Distribution Centre stock is recorded and held in line with company policies
  • Specified Project Management



Profile

The successful candidate will have the following experience:
  • Strong leadership abilities, driving results through a team approach.
  • Ability to engage, coach and develop your team.
  • Ability to challenge the ‘status-quo’ of the operation and implement plans to improve.
  • Strong communication skills, both internal and external.
  • Ability to work various shifts as required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent decision-making abilities and ability to integrate and apply information.
  • Ability to adapt in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) experience.
  • Commercially focused and budget ownership.
  • To be able to lead from the front and command respect from their peers.

Job Offer

£45,000 - £55,000 + benefits.

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now

Recruiter: Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Tel: N/A
Recruiter Profile
View all jobs
http://www.supplychainrecruit.com
Headline Job
Procure-to-pay Operations Officers
Basel, Switzerland

Candidate Login

Candidate Registration
Apply for Jobs and / or opt into our Candidate database

Daily Job Alerts
New Jobs direct to your inbox

  Job of the Week  
Procurement Manager - Thames Valley Police
Kidlington, Oxfordshire

Latest Jobs
Buyer
Croydon

 
Home  |  Search Jobs  |  Blog  |  Contact  |  Why Advertise With Us?  |  About Us   |  Jobs
Supply Chain Sitemap  |   Sitemap  |   Privacy Statement  |   Facebook  |   Twitter