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Operations Manager

Job Title: Operations Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q88353
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: NIC.11523.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: August 15, 2012 18:21

Job Description

Due to continued growth, this leading retailer has an opportunity for a Warehouse Operations Manager to join its team. You will coordinate, lead and develop aspects of operational activity within a highly automated warehouse. This role does involve day and night shifts so flexibility is a must. As Operations Manager you will be responsible for: * Communicating key results and continuous improvement initiatives with regards to processes and H&S and having a strategic focus on improvement. * Preparing and justifying budgets/plans, with regard for volume expectations, to achieve timely order fulfilment completion * Challenging and amending KPIs to deliver productivity expectancies and quality standards through measuring process capability * Leading from the front and the need for an operational perspective and identifying innovative ways in which to serve customers and conduct business * Challenging your management team to deliver project/operational priorities * Providing comprehensive handovers to subsequent managers; presenting operating highlights, risks and opportunities * Personal as well as team development and coaching * Demonstrating a relentless focus on the quality and detail of everything you and your team undertake To be successful you will have: * Experience in leading large teams and having a key focus on team management within a 24/7 environment * Experience of analytical and computerised WMS * Excellent health and safety awareness, qualifications a plus * Excellent communication, leadership and analytical skills * Experience of implementing continuous improvement initiatives and managing change * The ability to lead and develop not just others but yourself As Operations Manager for this retailer you will receive a generous salary and the opportunity to prgress within an established business. If this sounds like the role for you, please apply now.