This is a new senior role within a well-established, dynamic, and fast-growing company, reflects the needs of a growing business. You will be joining a motivated and capable team with a “can do” attitude and a desire for continual improvement. We are not looking for someone to fix something that is broken, rather to bring a new perspective to improve upon that which is already very good.
You will take responsibility and a leading role regarding the movement of goods through our various warehouses/distribution centres, dealing with BtoB and BtoC consignments, along with pick/pack dispatch, internal stock movements and ongoing logistics via numerous third-party delivery providers. You will introduce KPI’s and report to the board regarding performance have strong project planning, tracking and organisational skills.
This is a great opportunity for the right person as we do not currently have an operations and logistics Director. Salary is very much negotiable for the right person.
Group turnover more than £80million,
Average stock holding more than £20 million
Despatching in excess of 10k parcels per day
YOU WILL NEED TO HAVE DEMONSTRABLE KNOWLEDGE OF:
People management: you will inherit a well-established management structure, but the ongoing development of individuals and teams is crucial as our people are our greatest asset and it is important that we help people grow within our organisation. You will be expected to motivate, inspire and mentor the various teams.
Warehouse management systems and processes.
Organisation skills: Must be extremely well organisation and capable of understanding and dealing with complex issues.
Negotiating with third party providers and have a good understanding of the delivery network system.
An ability to develop and maintain good working relations with senior management team across various departments, with common goals and reporting directly to the M.D.
An ability to identify, define and execute operational improvements across the board but with particularfocus on maximising speed and efficiency of the pick/pack dispatch process.
Will pay reasonable moving costs