Operations Director

East Midlands Permanent £120,000 - £130,000
  • High profile Greenfield logistics hub
  • Large scale logistics function

About Our Client

One of the UK's largest 3PL's

Job Description

  • Responsible for driving and continuously improve the bottom line profitability of the DC's.
  • Influencing Senior Stakeholders on key decisions, business growth and strategy to future proof the business.
  • Control and management of 1,000 + Operations Colleagues through clear communication.
  • Ensuring excellence in standards of service to the Customer.
  • Supporting the Senior Commercial Team in the development & maintaining of relationships with existing, potential & new customers.
  • Working with and proactively influencing Group Support Departments to drive and the achievement of the Operational KPI's and initiatives.
  • Ensure compliance of all legalities for both statutory & company obligation.
  • Challenge and respond to the analysis of the KPI Data, driving improvement and efficiencies across the network.
  • To drive and continuously improve a safe and healthy working environment for all colleagues through management & observation of site compliance, health & safety rules & practices.
  • Encouragement and engagement of colleagues, at all levels, through Continuous Improvement Plans and People Plans bench marked against Survey Feedback and external factors.
  • Builder of Succession, Recruitment & Retention Plans for the network.

Visibility and approachability across the whole network.

The Successful Applicant

  • Proven experience gained with third party logistics or large scale inhouse operations
  • Proven ability to deliver profitable business solutions for new & existing customers.
  • Proven record in Operational management &/or Leadership in a similar sector.
  • Proven management ability of a high performing team.
  • Experienced in managing commercial relationships & service provided to customers.
  • Previous experience of remotely managing and influencing numerous teams.
  • Experience developing teams through periods of change and cultural enhancement.
  • Degree in a Business-related discipline or 5 years demonstrable experience in a similar level role in Logistics.
  • Ability to analyse financial and operational performance and drive improvements

What's on Offer

£120,000 - £130,000

Company Car or Cash Equivalent




Ben Carr
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+44 161 829 0381

Job summary

Warehousing Management
Transport & Distribution
East Midlands
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Consultant name
Ben Carr
Consultant phone
+44 161 829 0381
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