JOB TITLE: Operations Manager


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Mitcham
Job Reference : 10946SM Job Category : Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 18/08/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £36000 per annum + Car
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Operations Manager Paying up to £36k plus Company Car Based in Mitcham Opportunity- This is a chance for an experienced operations/logistics/warehouse manager to join a market leading hire company to delivering operational excellence within their Distribution Centre location


Job Description

Operations Manager
Paying up to £36k plus Company Car
Based in Mitcham
Opportunity- This is a chance for an experienced operations/logistics/warehouse manager to join a market leading hire company to delivering operational excellence within their Distribution Centre location

The Role
The Operations Manager is responsible for delivering operational excellence within their Distribution Centre location. The Operations Managers has full accountability for ensuring costs, internal metrics, safety and product availability measures are met across their distribution location and for delivering an exceptional level of service to customers and branches.

*Accountable for ensuring company operating metrics within Distribution Centre are delivered, including jobs per vehicle, gate time, stock utilisation, customer deliveries/collections and T&R levels.
*Ensure Distribution Centre costs are managed to budget, with appropriate colleague rota planning and scheduling to meet anticipated activity levels.
*Ensure appropriate training plans are in place for all colleagues to ensure their skill and competence meet their job role requirements.
*Ensure Distribution Centre operates safely and that all colleagues are aware of their personal obligations and commitment to being serious about safety.
*Promote teamwork and collaboration across all Distribution Centre locations.
*Ensure personal and collective actions taken within the Distribution Centre are in the best interest of the Company as a whole.
*Ensure company policy and processes are implemented and adhered to.
*Lead coach and motivate a team of colleagues to deliver exceptional customer service.
*Ensure regular performance reviews are undertaken with colleagues within the Distribution Centre.
*Ensure the Distribution Centre complies with internal audit processes and stock take procedures.
*Improve the operational effectiveness and efficiency of the Distribution Centre and develop a culture of operational excellence.
*Ensure all equipment within Distribution Centre meets safety standards and is 'fit for hire'.
*Develop and maintain relationships with a number of key and regional customers.
*Ensure compliance with all systems, procedures and processes.
*Ensure compliance to Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures (including O-License obligations).
*Represent the company and values of the business and portray a professional and businesslike image to all customers, potential customers and other people you meet in the course of your work.
*Be a key driver in serious about safety by leading from the front.
*Ensure all locations and company vehicles are maintained to our 360—¦ brand.

The Candidate
The ideal Operations Manager will have;

*Operational experience gained within a fast paced environment
*Financial understanding and cost management
*Rota planning and people planning
*Experience leading a team and developing talent
*Good communication skills
*Knowledge of appropriate legislation and its impact on operation
*Good understanding/knowledge of logistics and warehousing

The Company
The Operations Manager will work for the UKs leading Hire Company

The Package
Paying - £36K
Shift Pattern - Monday to Friday
Full-Time
Permanent
20 days holiday + bank holidays on top
Company Car (Vauxhall Insignia)



Job Keywords

Operations, Manager, Logistics, transportation, supply chain, distribution, warehouse, supervisor, mitcham, croydon, stock, delivery, shipping, channel, planning, scheduling, collections, London, Hire, metrics, service, storage, retail, branch



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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