Operations Director

Location: Buckinghamshire
Type: Permanent
Ref: DLOD1
Rate/Salary: £70000 to £80000

Operations Director
£70,000 – £80,000pa + Car + Benefits

Role Profile
My client, a major UK distribution business, is looking to appoint an experienced, hands on Operations Director to manage all business operations. You’ll be a key member of the team of directors working in a time critical distribution environment ensuring a smooth and effective operation with direct responsibility for:

  • Management of the day to day running and operational procedures/performance of the business through the senior management team.
  • Leading and motivating a large team in the pursuit of demanding cost, productivity and quality targets, ensuring challenging network service levels are met and exceed
  • Undertaking specific projects and making a tangible contribution to the development of future plans and strategies for the depot
  • Deliver a best in class service
  • Ensure the depot is fully compliant in line with both the business and legal Health & Safety requirements.

About You
As an experienced logistics professional, with a strong, hands on operational management background, you must be able to demonstrate:

  • A proven track record of success in a similar position within a related fast moving distribution business such as 3PL, Retail, Food or Palletised operation
  • An entrepreneurial, customer facing approach and the ability to display how you have put this approach in to practice
  • Strong leadership and excellent all-round managerial skills, coupled with the ability to motivate your team and make quick and effective decisions whilst working under pressure
  • Stable progression through businesses of a medium size
  • A fair level of IT literacy in order to utilize some of the industry’s most advanced technology

A strong, hands on management style is essential, with demonstrable experience of leading large operations in demanding environments. You will be able to discuss and display how you effectively lead and coach a team to achieve and exceed KPI’s.

£70,000 – £80,000pa + Car + Benefits

Our Client
Our client is a well know distributor across the UK

Job Information

Job Reference: DLOD1
Salary From: £70000
Salary To: £80000
Job Industries: Transport
Job Locations: Buckinghamshire, England
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Director or Logistics, Distribution Director, Head of Logistics, Logistics Director, Operations Director, Warehouse Operations Director

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