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Interim Operations Manager

Industry SectorOther, Transport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£300 to £400 per day
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesOperations, Warehousing Jobs
Date Posted09 May 2018

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Interim Warehouse Operations Manager job for a leading 3PL company based in London

Your new company
You will join a leading 3rd Party Logistics Company based in London who specialise in Supply Chain solutions in the UK and Ireland. They are the largest British Logistics Company and work across an array of industry sectors. They pride themselves on adding value to clients through their supply chain expertise. They employ 17,000 people across over 200 sites with a fleet of over 3000 vehicles.

Your new role
The reason this role is interim is to cover someone’s notice period whilst the client and I look for someone for the permanent Operations Manager. This role does have potential to go permanent if this is of interest to yourself, and if successful, if you perform well on the job, this may be on offer.

The purpose of your role is to deliver a customer centric experience in a shared user warehouse. You will be leading and managing between 50 – 100 warehouse staff, overseeing KPIs and ensuring service levels are adhered to. Your main responsibilities will include, management/motivation of First Line Managers to ensure the service provided meets the customer’s requirements in terms of financial and performance KPIs. You will need to be firm but fair as you will also be conducting any disciplinary, grievance and appeal meetings.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need to be flexible and adaptable as every day is different. You will need strong leadership, influencing and communication skills to manage your team. You will work closely with the General Manager with any implementation projects to improve efficiency, so having experience within various different warehouse functions is required.

Communication skills are essential as you will not only be required to deal with internal stakeholders from the junior all the way up to the top senior level, but you will often communicate with customers during meetings regarding standards and KPIs.

You will need a proven track record of delivering change and have experience delivering continuous improvement implementation plans/executions.

What you'll get in return
You will get the opportunity to gain exposure in one of the leading 3PL's in the country. You will gain contacts with the senior leadership team and an opportunity to expand your network.

What you need to do now
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