Head of Operations - Manufacturing & Distribution

Head of Operations - Manufacturing & Distribution

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Procurement and Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Matt Harris

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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This leading high-volume manufacturer and distributer of consumables to a global customer base is seeking to appoint an experienced and capable Head of Operations for their high volume and very fast paced warehousing and distribution centre. Reporting to the Managing Director and the wider board, this Operations lead position is a newly created role and has full site responsibility across both Warehousing & Transport operations within a multi-user environment.

The Head of Operations will be a key figure in the organisation and will be responsible for;

Ensuring all day-to-day operations are running as smoothly and efficiently as possible
Manage a team of circa 100+ employees across all of Warehousing & Transport
Be responsible for inbound, pick and outbound operations
Take responsibility for the Transport operation across a varied HGV / LGV and Van fleet
Be responsible for the inventory management through your teams
Full site H&S control
Accountable for all aspects of the people development within the operation.

The ideal candidate for this fast-paced operations role will have a strong background within fast paced warehousing and distribution and will have a strong mix of the following skills and experience;

A Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background
A minimum of 5+ years Logistics management experience across both Warehousing & Transport
Have managed in excess of 100+ staff previously
Have been responsible for 1000+ SKUs
Come from a large business/large scale warehouse / distribution operation - £50m + turnover
CPC National / CPC International
A strong health & safety mindset and understanding
SAP knowledge would be a big advantage

If you would like to discuss this opportunity in more detail and the future potential that it holds within a highly successful group then please contact Matt Harris for more information and a confidential discussion.

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