Operations Supervisor

Harlow, Essex
up to £30,000 per annum plus benefits, depending on experience
10 Jan 2018
23 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Clark Resources are currently hiring an Operations Supervisor to join our clients team at their Harlow Depot in Essex.

The successful candidate will be required to Assist Senior Management Team/ Depot Manager to achieve site goals within budget. Role holder has the authority to make decisions to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the stores and product delivery.


  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to use initiative in problem-solving situations
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-moving, changeable environment
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships at all levels
  • Personal interaction and man-management skills
  • HGV 2 Licence - desired but not essential
  • Management CPC certificate - desired but not essential
  • Current FLT Certificates (counterbalance and reach) - desired but not essential


  • Monitoring relevant stock and agreeing additional movement.
  • Continually reviewing the efficiency of the operations department.
  • Developing and implementing operational improvements.
  • To provide any necessary information to management as and when required.
  • Ensuring that all customers’ orders are fulfilled and are safely delivered to the highest standard of excellence.
  • Ensuring that all stores operations are carried out to ensure the safety of employees.
  • Involved in Recruitment, training, induction and providing feedback to Depot employees.
  • Have a complete understanding of the company’s policies and procedures.
  • Complete tasks in conjunction with Health & Safety requirements e.g. Risk Assessments, HACCP etc
  • Ensure that there are sufficient members of staff dedicated to each required task on shift.
  • Ensure all goods in procedures are completed and goods are checked off and put away correctly.
  • Ensure that all pick and return procedures are followed correctly.
  • Investigate any stock variation at point of picking.
  • Ensure all product is condensed and packed in a safe and secure manner.
  • Assist with the company’s annual stock take.
  • Stand in to cover for Depot/Operations Manager and Transport Supervisor when required.
  • Involved in disciplinary, attendance and performance issues.
  • Completing Return to work interviews.
  • To utilise all storage areas to maximum safe capacity.
  • To monitor and address stock shortages, damages and loses.
  • Organise effective cover for staff holidays or illness.
  • Record and investigate any injuries or damage.
  • Liaise with driver regarding return times.
  • Carry out full driver debrief on return to depot.
  • Check drivers return stock including customer returns and collections for accuracy.

Previous experience in a food distribution / transport environment is highly desired.

Monday to Friday

12pm - 9/10pm

No weekends required

Company pension, perks and benefits.

Staff Discount

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