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Senior Operations Manager

Job Title

Senior Operations Manager

Reference13962485001_239564
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
SalaryNegotiable
Town/CitySwindon
LocationsSouth West, Wiltshire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesWarehousing Jobs
Date Posted22 October 2018

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- Senior Operations Manager for a Global 3rd Party Logistics Company based in Swindon

- Are you a Warehouse Manager looking for to next step in your career?

Client Details

My client is a Global 3rd party logistics provider who distribute for a growing UK Retailer with a fantastic brand who have created a new role to strengthen senior management team and underpin their growth and customer experience. They are based within the Logistics distribution and supply chain sector.

Description

The Senior Operations Manager must be able to effectively manage leadership of the warehouse teams and strategic planning whilst also able to involve themselves in projects to improve the efficiency and delivery of warehouse operations and be available to commute to the Swindon area.

  • Required to set and manage KPI's to ensure all SLA's are met.



  • Working with a team of senior managers, and held responsible for the efficient running of the warehouse, and distribution departments across two sites.



  • Required to implement and ensure continuous development across the warehouses.



  • Proactively manage performance.



  • Create and maintain a positive working environment



  • Develop staffing and productivity planning metrics for all segments of the operations.



  • Develop and execute strategy to efficiently support special projects as well as new service offerings.



  • Engage with senior management in Merchandising, Finance, and Customer Service.



  • Drive cost improvement activities by identifying system improvements, headcount optimisation, and improved square meter utilisation opportunities.



  • Run warehouses within budget constraints and this means performance must be monitored and efficient.



  • Able to performance manage, lead and develop direct reports as well as create effective labour plans with the Warehouse Management team.





Profile

The successful Senior operations manager will have exposure to the following;

  • Planning and budgeting experience



  • Detail oriented, strong communication and collaborative skills.



  • Proven track record in delivering innovative labour solutions whilst ensuring efficiency and service levels are upheld.



  • A track record of driving continuous improvement through complex warehouse operations.



  • Examples of creating and leading high performing warehouse team of up to 250 in direct reports

  • Able to work an alternating 06:00am - 14:30pm/ 14:00pm - 10:30pm and 1 in 6 weekends



  • Ability to upskill and mentor management team to create a collaborative high performing culture

Job Offer

The successful Senior Operations Manager will receive a salary between £40,000 - £45,000 + Package

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