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Operations Manager

My client is in the Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain sector. They are a premium family run business going throuhg a period of massive growth.


The Operations Manager in Shepton Mallet will be repsonsible for...

    • Provides strategic leadership and direction for a fast moving, customer-focused distribution center to enable growth and profitability.
    • Manage the distribution of goods out with 3PL providers

    • Solves problems related to production and operations to minimize costs and delays.

    • Assures optimum utilization of equipment, raw materials and labor.

    • Plans and directs production activities and establishes production priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors.

    • Develops and implements operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate problems and improve quality.

  • Ensures that all employees follow best practices on a daily basis.

  • Communicates with other key leaders to ensure proper material and product handling, maintenance, accounting and inventory control activities and procedures.

  • Ensures that managers and their supervisors are trained properly and have established developmental plans for all direct and indirect reports. Conducts annual performance assessments for direct reports.

  • Builds High Performance teams by recruiting, training, and developing subordinates as well as setting expectations and goals that align with strategic Plan and Operations' strategy.

    • Conducts Root Cause Analysis and issues corrective actions to prevent the reoccurrence of issues affecting manufacturing performance

    • Ensure that adequate supplies, materials and parts are on hand to keep the Distribution Cent er operating smoothly.

  • Ensure the performance of minor maintenance and repairs on Distribution Centre equipment and machinery.


The Operations Manager will have...

  • Previous experience at Operations Management or above level within Warehouse management
  • Previous experience within a food manufacturing environment
  • Experience of managing multiple departments from Logistics, Manufacturing to Sales
  • Experience of managing teams of over 20+
  • Previous budget management experience

Job Offer

The successful candidate will receive...

  • A salary of £50,000-£60,000 depending on experience
  • Pension Scheme
  • 25+8 Days Holiday
  • Monday to Friday Day Shifts
Michael Page Logistics
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Job Type
Shepton Mallet
£50000 to £60000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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