Distribution Operations Manager

Depending on experience & Skill set
17 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Tom Fitzjohn
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Hassocks, West Sussex
JOB TITLE: Distribution Operations Manager
SALARY: Depending on experience & Skill set
BENEFITS: Pension scheme – Onsite parking – Staff discount
WORKING HOURS: Full time – Monday to Friday – 09:00 to 17.30

We are excited to be working with our client who is a luxury and expressive home-ware designer. Their successful and rapidly expanding business now require a Distribution Operations Manager to be based at their warehouse in Hassocks, West Sussex.

As a Distribution Operations Manager you will be responsible for providing leadership to a team of 15 to 25 operatives. You will provide leadership to all areas of the Distribution operation centre by ensuring the product intake and dispatch runs smoothly meeting cost, service and speed requirements.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Leadership of all areas of distribution operations
  • Management of filtering/printing and introduction in the dispatch path
  • Management of drop ship ordering and pending items
  • Manage warehouse daily dispatch direct to customers and to retail concessions
  • Manage picking, Checking, Packing & Dispatch Team Leaders
  • Manage and lead pro-actively Standards, H&S and compliance throughout the Dispatch Department and Warehouse environments
  • Quality assurance of all goods heading to the customer and stores
  • Determining staffing levels and their requirements

The successful candidate for this Distribution Operations Manager position will be experienced in dealing with warehouse operations. You should hold excellent communication and time management skills. You will be required to help recruit and train your team members as well as ensuring reports are kept in key areas of service, costs and channel priorities.

You should have strong knowledge of:
  • Leading operations within a retail environment
  • Inventory and stock management techniques
  • Labour management and productively management
  • Ideally to hold previous management experience
  • Delivering service and financial efficiency on shifts
  • Knowledge of using Brightpearl systems would be advantageous
  • Able to commute to Hassocks, West Sussex

Are you the Distribution Operations Manager we are looking for? If YES then please hit the Apply now button:

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