Senior Operations Manager

Oliver James associates
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Operations Manager


£40,000 - £50,000 plus benefits

A quirky SME business is looking for a driven, personable and dynamic Senior Operations Manager to join one of the UK's fastest growing SME business. This exciting end to end role will involve managing key complex 3pl, driving cost reductions overseeing process improvements. You will be responsible for managing a team, responsible for the continuous operations and will ensure a smooth manufacturing and supply chain process to global customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing end to end supply chain from planning and purchasing to OTIF delivery globally
  • Managing complex 3pl
  • Collaboration
  • Collaboration with suppliers - developing and maintaining excellent supplier relationships.
  • Interface with NPD and Sales
  • Helping to set strategic direction for distribution across the UK, and delivering business plan.
  • Interfacing with the manufacturing, 3PL and Warehouses
  • Setting the best practice in supply chain in the region
  • Continuous improvement regarding systems and potential systems implementation
  • Delivering financial P&L and inventory results in line with company objectives, including freight cost savings, delivery and installation savings
  • Liaise with factories in the Far East, Europe, and UK
  • Able to deliver an operational plan in line with the business requirements

Key Skills:

  • An understanding of Manufacturing/Retail/FMCG supply chain with over 5+ years' experience
  • Degree educated or equivalent
  • Line management experience of direct teams and distributors
  • Track record of working with complex 3pl - global experience is highly desired
  • Excellent communication and influencing to develop strong relationships internally and externally
  • Able to prioritise and allocate time efficiently
  • Strong team player
  • Highly organised and motivated

Salary & Benefits:

£40,000 - £50,000 plus benefits

Client Information

Our client is a quirky SME business based in London