Operations Director / Head of Operations

Posted 23 September by City recruitment group
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City Recruitment Group are recruiting for a Head of Operations - Warehouse & Transport role working for a large Manufacturing & Distribution business in the Birmingham, West Midlands area.

Your New Role

CRG Logistics & Operations have been partnered with reputable client of ours in the search for a Head of Operations - Warehouse & Transport for their Warehouse & Distribution facility in Birmingham. This is a newly created role and on offer is full site responsibility across both Warehousing & Transport operations within a multi-user environment.

The Head of Operations - Warehouse & Transport role will require the individual to:

  • Report to the Managing Director & other main shareholders
  • Ensuring all day to day operations are running as smoothly and efficiently as possible
  • Manage a team of circa 100+ employees across; Warehousing & Transport
  • Be responsible for inbound, pick and outbound operations
  • Take responsibility for the Transport operation across a varied HGV / LGV and Van fleet
  • Be responsible for the inventory management through your teams
  • Full site H&S control
  • Accountable for people development within the operation.

To be considered for the role

The successful candidate for the Head of Operations - Warehouse & Transport role will have the following skills and experiences:

  • A Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background - ESSENTIAL
  • A minimum of 5+ years Logistics management experience across both Warehousing & Transport - ESSENTIAL
  • Have managed in excess of 100+ staff previously - ESSENTIAL
  • Have been responsible for 1000+ SKUs - ESSENTIAL
  • Come from a large business/large scale operations - £50m + turnover - ESSENTIAL
  • Experience within 3PL / Haulage environment previously - Advantageous
  • CPC National / CPC International - Advantageous
  • IOSH and NEBOSH qualifications - Advantageous
  • SAP knowledge - Advantageous
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Be results driven and commercially minded.
  • MUST have a strong personality - authoritative & influential - ESSENTIAL
  • MUST be commutable to Birmingham (30-45 mins maximum)

What our client can offer you

Salary of £70,000 - £75,000, 25 Days + 8 Bank holidays, Company Pension Scheme, Plus additional company benefits

Please 'apply now’ to avoid missing out on this opportunity or contact Sehar Kabir at City Recruitment Group for more information

Required skills

  • Manufacturing
  • Operations Management
  • Transport
  • Business Operations
  • Warehouse Management

Reference: 40952706

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