Head of Operations

Head of Operations , Dumfries, Retained assignment

Your new company
You will join a market leading global business who offer a range of both product and services on a Business to Business and Business to consumer basis within the Manufacturing, Distribution and IT Solutions markets. Due to an exciting period of growth and expansion, the organisation are seeking to recruit a permanent Head of Operations. This is a newly created role and critical to the success and growth of the organisation.

Your new role
Working as part of the Senior Management Team, you will be responsible for all warehouse and distribution functions across multiple facilities. You will set the direction for all operational functions in alignment to wider business and commercial strategic objectives. You will be responsible for the strategic direction of warehousing, transportation, inventory control, shipping and receiving. Evaluates, plans and directs the cost- effective distribution inventory. Ensure all operational facilities are compliant with Health, Safety and Environmental regulations. Provide leadership, direction, motivation and engagement to the Operations team across the UK.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this job you must be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of a high -volume Distribution Centre . Proven Leadership and supervisory experience of a large team (100+) is essential. The ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines is a fundamental part of this job. You will have worked in a fast moving environment (ie Retail or Pharmaceutical would be ideal)

What you'll get in return
You will receive a highly competitive salary + car allowance, bonus and pension. You will work for a true market leader, in an exciting leadership role. The role is based in Dumfries and it is important that you are in the office 3 days per week. If you are not based near Dumfries a relocation package or living allowance may be considered.

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