Interim Warehouse Operations Manager

Interim Warehouse Operations Manager - Leading FMCG Manufacturing Business - Peterborough

Client Details

A leading FMCG Manufacturing business in Peterborough are actively looking for an Interim Warehouse Operations Manager on an initial 6 month contract with a view to either a long term extension or permanent role. After already dominating their sector, the business have decided to invest in their Logistics arm of the operation with key focus areas requiring attention to elevate them to the next level.

This person needs to be able to start in role within the next 2 weeks and be comfortable with an initial 6 month contract position. The role is on a day shift across a Monday - Friday working week between the hours of 08:00 - 18:00 with flexibility required.


The Interim Warehouse Operations Manager role will require the following duties:
  • Report to the Operations Director
  • Full site H&S control
  • Act as the key individual on site around daily operational duties
  • Manage a team of 25+ operatives through 2 direct reports across various shifts
  • Be responsible for the entire stock flow within the operation
  • Have full control of the operating budget for headcount
  • Be responsible for the inventory management through your teams
  • Accountable for people development within the operation
  • Daily communication with various key clients within the business


The successful candidate for the Interim Warehouse Operations Manager role will have the following skills and experiences:
  • A Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background
  • A minimum of 5+ years Logistics management experience
  • Have managed in excess of 30+ staff previously
  • Experience within an FMCG / Food / Manufacturing / 3PL environment - Advantageous
  • IOSH and NEBOSH qualifications - advantageous
  • Have experience of LEAN methodologies
  • Experience on managing budgets and overseeing cost control
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Be results driven
  • Be commutable to Peterborough.

Job Offer

This role offers:
  • Salary will be honoured on a day rate basis DOE. Please speak with Matthew Simpson for further information.
Job Category
£250 to £350 Per Day
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)|Experienced (4 years +)|Manager (Location / Team Leade
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