Head of Operations

This vacancy was published on: Mon, February 18, 2019

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Details for job reference: 13990931/001
Contact NameLaura Frost
Job Reference13990931/001
Job TypePermanent
Start Date18/02/2019
IndustryLogistics Distribution and Supply Chain
Salary Range30000 - 50000 GBP
Salary£30000 - £50000 per annum

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Job Description.

- Head of Operations for a Growing Fulfilment Company

- New and exciting opportunity to add you mark on an operation in a rural location

Client Details

My Client is a Global fulfilment company who are experiencing significant growth based within Bournemouth the are within the Logistics Distribution and Supply chain sector.


The Head of Operations will be responsible for;

* Manage the safe operation of the warehouse and inventory functions

* Co-ordinate short & long term labour and equipment plans.

* Reviewing staffing levels by function, rotating staff accordingly in line with actual volumes.

* Budget responsibility

* Monitor and manage team performance against KPI's.

* Communication to the warehouse teams on nights.

* Ensure effective communications-up, down and across the business.

* Help to ensure customer service levels are met or exceeded, embrace ongoing process development and change to identify best practice and opportunities and liaise with customers on a regular basis.

* Review KPI's and help to ensure service and cost parameters are met.

* Ensure best practise is developed and used, constantly seeking improvements to layout, efficiency and stock integrity.


The successful candidate will have exposure within;

* Strong leadership abilities, driving results through a team approach.

* Ability to engage, coach and develop your team.

* Ability to challenge the 'status-quo' of the operation and implement plans to improve.

* Strong communication skills, both internal and external.

* Ability to work various shifts as required.

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

* Excellent decision-making abilities and ability to integrate and apply information.

* Ability to adapt in a rapidly changing environment.

* Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) experience.

* Commercially focused and budget ownership.

* Experience within an E- Commerce or FMCG environment.

Job Offer

The Head of Operations in Bournemouth will receive...

A salary of £30,000 - £50,000

Pension - matched up to 3%

20 days + Bank Holidays

Company Share scheme

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