Our Client is the largest independent supplier of packaging to the UK retail market and has a strong portfolio of customers to include the UK Retailers. They have seen rapid growth over the last few years and are now seeking a high quality individual to manage their 3rd party service providers as Operations Manager.
This role will proactively manage all aspects of the UK Operations and Logistics and will provide comprehensive and effective management across 4 depots. You will undertake on-going reviews of 3rd party service provider performance and deal with customer complaints.
The ideal candidate will be commercially and operationally aware of key statistics that ensure the smooth operation of the warehouses and where possible to identify issues before they arise.
Experience in food / fresh produce industry or retail sector with a Stock Control / Supply Chain / Logistics background. Experience in managing and motivating people and excellent customer Service experience is key. You will maintain close relationships with 3rd Party Logistics & Warehousing Providers and QC and Site Operations Personnel. Key skills are as follows:
Expertise with SAP (Beneficial)
Advanced Excel skills with Strong Analytical skills
Sound knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Word.
Ability to self manage
A proven record of supervision/management/budgets
Work well under pressure and use own initiative
Well organised, methodical approach, attention to detail.
To be considered for this Operations Manager role, please call our team on 01284 735575 or alternatively apply with an updated CV