Operations Manager-Warehousing, Distribution & Customer Service

Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England
£30000 per annum
26 Sep 2016
24 Oct 2016
Alanna Doyle
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Operations Manager

Location: Newcastle-Under-Lyme

Salary: £30,000 per annum + bonus

Position: Permanent, Full Time - 40 hour working week with 28 days annual leave

The company is a successful UK online business which has its own distribution warehouse in Newcastle under Lyme. Due to continued growth and future expansion, they now require a confident and experienced Operations Manager to assist in the day-to-day running of the business.

The Role:

This is a senior role reporting to the Business Director and overseeing the Warehouse and Customer Services Departments and the integration of those departments with the rest of the business. A dynamic, focused and driven individual is required to ensure the organisation is running as well as possible with a smooth and efficient service which meets the needs of the company's customers.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and proactive individual ideally with experience in Warehousing and/or Customer Services. Project management knowledge would be advantageous.

This is an excellent opportunity for an Operations Manager looking to take control of a busy work environment, developing and improving the culture of the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing inventory, distribution of goods and facility layout
  • Making sure operations of all services run smoothly
  • Assisting with development of the Customer Service team to excel in customer satisfaction
  • Improve Customer Service quality & Service Delivery
  • Implement continuous improvement
  • Review of KPI's, evaluation and planning to drive customer satisfaction
  • Quality control
  • Introducing processes, policies & procedures

Key Requirements:

  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to maintain professionalism and diplomacy at all times
  • Must display enthusiasm and the desire to succeed
  • Knowledge of the legal requirements of operating a warehouse;
  • Must have experience in recruiting staff
  • People management skills, including the ability to lead and motivate others, delegate work and explain ideas;
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills;
  • Ability to inspire, motivate and lead a team of people;
  • Analytical approach to data, offering solutions to problems
  • Initiative and decisiveness;
  • Technical and IT skills, particularly database management and spreadsheets;
  • Problem-solving skills and an ability to work on a tactical and strategic level;
  • Ability to deal with a pressurised environment and work to tight deadlines, with flexibility of working hours

Due to the immediate start of the role, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK and must be in an easy commuting distance from the office in Newcastle-under-Lyme; it would be expected that you will reside in either an ST or CW postcode.

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