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operations manager - warehousing logistics

  • Logistics
  • Alton
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • 240701T
  • 13 Jun 2018
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Job Description For Vacancy No: 240701T
Consultant: Tim Bees

Job Location: Staffordshire

Job Position: Operations Manager - Warehousing, Logistics And Distribution

Job Status: Permanent

Experience: Preferably educated to Degree level within business or operations management.

Previous career history in the management of a large warehouse operation, Health and Safety, Quality, Lean principles and driving change is essential.

Demonstrated leadership and vision in managing people and major projects or initiatives to deliver change within the organisation to meet the needs and growth of the business

Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style.

Qualified to level 8 under the Known Consignor Scheme for Air Cargo is preferred.

A knowledge and proven record of implementing continuous improvement changes. Any associated qualifications of lean thinking, would be seen as advantageous

Responsibilities: The role of Site Manager will report into the General Manager Worldwide Operations and is seen as an important role within the company and sits as a member of the senior Operations management team.

The role will be responsible for Health and Safety within the Operation as well as that of Quality & Environment, The position will be fully responsible for the warehouse operations and transport logistics along with Site Facilities and Security.

The position will be fully responsible for the operational running and budgeted costs of the main distribution warehouse, remote operations and logistics.

The warehouse is 420,000 sq. ft. internally with 130 people over 3 shifts.

The Management/Organisation/Development and Objectives of the Warehouse Operations function.

The function manages the daily planning and execution as well as developing and implementing strategic operational and logistical growth plans geared towards operational excellence.

Leads and designs lean production and transformation goals and strategies for improving the operations and processes within the organisation. Manages all activities for continuous improvement and performance enhancement.

As a change agent, look to improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of management reporting, information flow, business process and organisational planning.

Will head up a team of warehouse shift supervisors and seek to drive initiatives within the management team and organisation that contribute to operational improvements in quality efficiency and customer service.

The management and recording of the induction, training, competence and development of warehouse staff to meet business needs and to carry out an annual staff appraisals.

You will be the named Responsible Person for Air Cargo Security under the Known Consignor Scheme and be CRB checked.

Ensure key training skills for people are identified with clear development plans to fulfil individual and team needs.

Salary/Rate: Please contact Tim Bees on 01621 841234 or

Fringe Benefits: Various benefits for permanent staff, including annual bonus, pension, Share Scheme, Death in Service Benefit, 25 days paid holiday in addition to statutory holidays.

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