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Operations Manager- Automotive Company

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£40,000 to £42,000 per annum
LocationsWest Midlands, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesOperations
Date Posted13 August 2017

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My client, a leading automotive company based in Wolverhampton is currently seeking an experienced Operations Manager to add to their team.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background within warehousing ideally within an automotive for 3PL environment, with previous manufacturing experience.

This is a fantastic opportunity with a market leader and will provide the right individual vast progression opportunities.

Client Details

A leading automotive company based in Wolverhampton.


Key Responsibilities will include:
  • Oversee a team of Warehouse Shift Managers, Supervisors, c100 operatives, and inventory team
  • Oversee a small automotive production facility
  • Provide strong leadership for all personnel on site
  • Provide an exceptional level of customer service
  • Manage all HR processes within the warehouse
  • Actively promote LEAN and 5S incentives
  • Promote strong quality, delivery, cost and morale within the site
  • Implement cost reduction initiatives
  • Seek out business development opportunities
  • Oversee site Health & Safety
  • Plan the operations finances and have budget responsibility
  • Promote innovative thinking and continuous improvement


Key Skills required:
  • Educated to degree level in one of the following; Manufacturing, Engineering, Business Management or Logistics
  • Experience within either a 3PL or automotive warehouse to senior level
  • 3 years managerial responsibility within a fast paced logistics environment
  • Experience managing a demanding customer
  • Budget management experience
  • Experience implementing LEAN processes
  • Strong understanding of MRP and SAP systems
  • Ability to read, analyse and interpret complex data
  • Experience driving continuous improvement initiatives

Job Offer

Salary on offer is between £40,000 and £42,000 + package.

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