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Job Title

Interim Operations Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£200 per day
Town/CityCity of London
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs, Operations, Warehousing Jobs
Date Posted30 June 2017

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Due to the rapid expansion of the business our client has engaged us to support them in their search for an Interim Operations Manager to review current operations, recommend and implement improvements. To be considered for the role applicants must be immediately available.

Client Details

Our client is a leading UK Designer and Manufacturer of bespoke goods, who supply into a variety of private and public customers. With an ever expanding customer-base and recent investment into new company software, this role offers an exciting opportunity for someone to make their mark on the business by heading critical process changes that will ultimately influence the future direction of the company.


The role will involved the day-to-day management of the warehousing operation and the distribution network inclusive of 5-7 direct reports and a total headcount of approximately 20-30. Whilst running the operation there are several small projects that need addressing these include:
  • Create 50% more useable space in the warehouse by re-organising and re-locating storage.
  • Complete a full stock-take.
  • Review all picking, packing and dispatch processes and create space and flow to better accommodate them.
  • Review the structure and job descriptions for the warehouse team.
  • Review and action Health & Safety recommendations.
  • Work with the Finance & Operations Director to identify alternative (more cost effective) warehousing options.


The successful candidate will have experience of running a small to medium warehousing/distribution operation, sector experience is not necessary although retail and/or high-end general merchandise would be preferable. To be considered for the role you should be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Experience of delivering transformative results which were measured by increased efficiency, productivity and team building.
  • Experience in space planning and process flow.
  • Demonstrate a good knowledge of Health & Safety.
  • Experience of short term consultancy projects would be considered an advantage.
  • Lean 6 Sigma or other lean techniques an advantage.
  • Knowledge of ERP an advantage.

Job Offer

The client is offering £200 per day for a period of 10 Months with an immediate start. To be considered for this role all applicants must be immediately available.

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