Operations Manager

Recruiter
Barclay Meade
Location
Dunstable, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1164548101
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An entrepreneurial SME distributor of FMCG products require an Operations Manager. Applicants need leadership qualities, and expertise across all areas of operations - particularly procurement, commercial, supply chain, logistics and warehouse management.

The Operations Manager will report to the General Manager and be responsible for managing the complete supply chain - both inbound and outbound. It's hoped the Operations Manager, will contribute to a commercial entrepreneurial environment, and provide leadership to c20 reports (direct/indirect). Alongside the end-to-end supply chain operation, the job holder will get involved in all areas of the business; sales order processing, product development, facilities and HR.

Specific duties of the Operations Manager include:
  • Management of inbound, and outbound supply chain
  • End-to-End Commercial activity; procurement, contract management, business development, sales
  • Cost centre management
  • Provide leadership across; supply chain, purchasing, warehouse/logistics, HR, payroll etc.
  • Improve business processes, operational efficiencies and lines of communication
  • Implementation of new business KPIs

Operations Manager applicants should meet the following criteria:
  • Supply Chain, Procurement, Commercial Logistics, Warehouse, Transport or Operations experience
  • Commercial acumen and gravitas - capable of contributing to a culture of "doing deals" within an SME business
  • Leadership qualities and proven line management experience
  • Capable of senior stakeholder engagement
  • Strong MS Excel skills

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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