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Operations Manager

Posted 7 March by Absolute Recruitment UK Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Commercially focused Operations Manager to oversee and coordinate the daily activities of a rapidly expanding business.


  • Operations Manager
  • Crewe
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • £30,000 (negotiable)

My client

My client are a rapidly growing business in Crewe who are looking to strengthen their team with the addition of an Operations Manager. As Operations Manager you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the business and will be a key person in the management structure of this unique business.

The role

As Operations Manager you will be the first point of contact for queries relating to the day-to-day running of the business. You will manage a small team and will guide them to ensure that targets and deadlines are met in accordance with guidelines.

You will be responsible for ensuring that stock is sourced, allocated and recorded correctly. Part of your role will involve producing reports however the key part of this job is to be able to interpret and use the raw data from the reports in order to streamline processes and ensure that the business is driven forward. Other reports will include compiling KPI reports, sales activity and sales/revenue reports.

Your role will also demand that you liaise with suppliers and stake-holders, ensuring that the business relationships are maintained with a commercial outlook; essentially ensuring that the contracts remain profitable.

Working as Operations Manager, you will be responsible for implementing, maintaining and improving systems that cover the whole end to end process for the business to improve productivity, quality and customer service standards and also achieve the appropriate levels within specified time limits.

Ultimately, you should be able to help ensure that daily operations meet and exceed daily performance expectations in a cost-effective and timely way.

This is a hands on role calling for a tenacious character who will be experienced in negotiating and working closely with suppliers and customers alike. The successful candidate will possess the ability to not only work the detail but stand back to see the big picture and focus efforts accordingly.

There is a lot more to this role and no day will be the same!

What you will need

You must have experience of working in a similar role and will have experience of working with stock management and reporting software. You will be resilient, dedicated and loyal. My client are prepared to offer a role with great prospects but as Operations Manager you will have to prove yourself!

You will have excellent IT skills, including Excel.

  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • Highly organised
  • Advanced excel skills including VLookup and Pivot tables and experience is using these skills to analyse and manipulate large data sets.
  • High levels of accuracy working with numbers and complex instructions coupled with an attention to detail
  • Experience in controlling operational processes that provide tracking and rigidity
  • Experience in providing management information.
  • Ability to problem solve and detect problems before they arise using strong and precise initiative.
  • Ability to work closely with the different business functions
  • An ability and experience in learning new IT systems.
  • Leadership skills

Required skills

  • Analysis
  • KPI
  • Management
  • Operations
  • Reports

Reference: 34629395

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