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Operations Manager

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Robert Walters are recruiting an Operations Manager for a market leading Distribution business based in the East Midlands area.

As the Operations Manager, you will have the following responsibilities:

• Leadership of a highly demanding FMCG distribution operation
• Operational P&L responsibility for a large-scale warehousing operation
• To maximise the weekly, monthly and annual performance of the site providing leadership, focusing on customer requirement, effective operational performance, colleague engagement and succession planning
• To deliver sustainable growth and business performance through effective management of the operation
• Driving a culture of continuous improvement across all departments
• Develop and agree the operational budget and deliver against the budget
• Drive and deliver organic growth
• Develop strong relationships with the customer's management team
• Develop strong management capability through effective performance management, mentoring and development of the team
• Manage within the organisations HR processes to create a positive work environment


The ideal Operations Manager will have the following skills and responsibilities:

• Leadership of an FMCG warehouse would be ideal
• Leadership experience of a large scale and high-volume operation
• Develops and delivers innovative solutions and services that create value for customers and the business
• Develops strategies/plans aligned to the business’ organisational strategy
• A track record in driving continuous improvement and successfully achieving exemplary operational performance
• Has thorough knowledge of the customers' and competitive environment
• A track record in the leadership of people strategies, processes and policies.
• Experience of working in partnership with line management and adherence to legislative and market requirements to achieve the aspiration of an employer of choice

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Procurement & Supply Chain

Focus: Logistics

Industry: Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per annum

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: East Midlands

Job Reference: 51009783/001

Date posted: 22 May 2024

Consultant: Abdul Walid

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