Operations Manager - Chelmsford

Negotiable / Competitive
07 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Orange Recruitment
Contract Type
Full Time

Operations Manager

Our client is part of the Mercado Group based in Leeds, the country's leading Distributor of Floor covering in the UK. Customers are Independent Retailers and Contractors located throughout the country.

The position, based in Chelmsford at Springfield Business Park will oversee all aspects of the Operation within the Depot, including –

  • A Warehouse Operation working Monday to Friday both Days & Nights
  • The running of up to 16 vehicles and 18 drivers
  • Management of the Sales Order Office and a Trade Counter
  • Health & Safety of site and welfare of staff

The ideal candidate will –

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Have the ability to work on their own initiative or/and part of team
  • Have the ability to work under pressure and to tight timescales
  • Make cost effective decisions on a day to day basis
  • Be both commercially focused and aware
  • Be able to communicate to Board Members, drivers and customers both internal and external
  • Have some experience of a Sales /Order Office environment
  • Have a proven track record in Operational Management & Controls
  • Have a current driving licence
  • Be computer literate in word, excel etc

In return, our client will offer an excellent remuneration package including Company Car, fully expensed mobile phone, Contribution Pension scheme, Sick and Holiday pay and life assurance.

To apply please submit your CV including salary expectations and why you think you would be the ideal candidate.

Closing date; Friday 28th October 2016