Operations Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham

  • Sector:

    Warehousing, Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Phoebe Griffin

  • Contact email:

    pgriffin@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0118 907 3199

  • Job ref:

    108869-2

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-23

  • Startdate:

    2021-08-23

Permanent Role - Monday to Friday - 40 hours per week

We are looking for Operations Manager to join our successful team within an Electrical Trade Wholesaler based out of Birmingham.

  • Contracted to 40 hours per week
  • Monday to Friday
  • No bank holiday working required
  • Benefits: Pension scheme, Life assurance, 25 days holiday
  • Electrical Wholesale experience is desirable

As a Operations Manageryou will have previous experience and knowledge of supply chain or the fulfilment sector to enable you to manage the direction and performance of the warehouse and staff. 

You must be able to lead by example, driving best practice and continual process improvements, ensuring Key Performance Indicators’ and financial budgets are met successfully, recorded and shown versus the P&L.

The Role:

  • Translate operational requirements into “Best Practice”, workable solutions, collaborating with key stakeholders to maximise all resources to deliver Logistics and Company objectives.
  • Drive site policy and procedure to motivate, lead and develop staff to achieve objectives and comply with company policies and procedures, addressing any shortfalls in performance, whilst continually striving for continuous improvement.
  • Contribute to the effective strategic planning, budgeting and performance management of the business with the ability to look beyond current processes and procedures, identifying opportunities across business silos to ensure compliance, enhance efficiency and performance of the operation.
  • Effectively plan and manage the available resources within budget to ensure that warehouse and transport operational service levels are met.
  • In conjunction with Finance, formulate budget and reforecast as necessary, taking ownership to ensure cost control processes and achievement of P&L.
  • Participate in business projects as required, designed to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
  • To oversee and ensure that the coordination of health & safety, facilities and security are maintained within the Hub.
  • Interpret and produce KPI’s utilising internal systems - providing relevant reports, information and feedback.
  • As a key member of the logistics team - Assessing operational supply chain requirements and identifying solutions, supporting and contributing to Group Supply Chain / Logistics department objectives and success through sharing of knowledge and skills and active collaboration with all colleagues.
 
The Person:
  • You will have understanding of supply chain and fulfilment
  • Solid experience in Logistic warehouse and transport Operations; Retail, wholesale, or service logistics advantageous.
  • Awareness of current H&S legislation.
  • Experience in inventory and stock management processes and controls.
  • Understanding of WMS, Vehicle tracking and Transport Planning tools
  • Understanding of supply chain and fulfilment
  • Solid experience in Logistic warehouse and transport Operations; Retail, wholesale, or service logistics advantageous.
  • Awareness of current H&S legislation.
  • Experience in inventory and stock management processes and controls.
  • Understanding of WMS, Vehicle tracking and Transport Planning tools
Please APPLY ONLINE today

Our client believes that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list. Therefore, they will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work in the UK.