Operations Manager

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Lancashire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jun 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Operations Manager
Heywood, Greater Manchester
Salary: GBPCompetitive Plus Excellent Benefits
Hours: Monday to Friday, 08:30 - 17:30 (a degree of flexibility is required in order to meet the demands of the business)

We are looking for an Operations Manager to join the Management team at our Depot in Heywood which supports our Ambient activity.

WHO WILL YOU BE WORKING FOR?

We are Fowler Welch - a leading 3PL provider. We deliver a range of products and services to multiple customers across the UK and our success is based on every colleague playing their part in ensuring that all our customers get the very best from our business.

Fowler Welch has a simple vision: we want to continue to be a supplier-of-choice for fast-moving consumer goods among major manufacturers and retailers.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

As the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for the transport operations at our depot in Heywood with a simple focus on People, Performance and Profitability.

- You will lead and manage our operational transport team focusing on operational efficiency; ensuring that our own fleet and sub-contracted assets are operated in a commercially viable way, achieving KPIs and meeting the Company's budget expectations and growth projections.

- You will participate in, and lead, meetings with customers, retailers and suppliers to manage and control the performance of the transport operation and the team; to ensure continuity and efficiency in line with relevant legal and compliance requirements and provide the highest quality service.

- You will create stability for a team that has experienced a period of change in recent years. There is already a clear vision defined by the current Management Team and you will support that vision through being a strong People Manager. Your responsibilities will include the coaching and development of your team and the shaping of a range of people related initiatives including recruitment, engagement and succession planning.

WHAT DO YOU NEED?

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

- CPC National Road Haulage Qualification
- Proven experience of national transport operations management in the logistics industry
- Experience of managing and developing people
- Knowledge of major retailer, supply chain environments - Ambient specific
- Principles and methods of the FMCG industry, including the relative costs, charges and benefits
- Transport Health & Safety legislation

Other companies may call this role Site Operations Manager, Logistics Operations Manager, Distribution Operations Manager, or Transport Operations Manager.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?

At Fowler Welch we value our colleagues and offer them a range of benefits, which focus on wellbeing, and which are delivered exclusively to Fowler Welch. Many of these benefits apply from the first day of employment.

ROLE SPECIFIC

- Company car or cash allowance
- 33 days' holiday including bank holidays
- Private health care
- Bonus scheme
- Contributory pension scheme

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