Operations Manager

DHL Supply Chain
11 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Operations Manager Ref: req30959 Position: Operations Manager Location: Bedford Customer/Business Unit: Argos Grade: RCS J Contract Type: Permanent (Full-Time) Closing Date for Applications: 19th October, 2016 These are exciting times at DHL and we are currently seeking an exceptional candidate to join us as an Operations Manager. This person will take responsibilty to maximise the performance of the operation by directing daily, weekly and monthly activities. Provide leadership, motivation, training and development to the workforce, execute against customer and business requirements. Reporting into the regional GM you will lead a team of 30 managers and 300 warehouse colleagues on a 665,000 sq ft warehouse dedicated to 2 Man Home Delivery. You will be accountable for the day to day operational site performance supported by a strong and dedicated team committed to high standards of safety, engagement and continuous improvement initiatives. Key Responsibilities in this role will include: Ensure operational service levels are met and exceeded through the achievement of operational KPI's Responsible for the delivery of key operating measures and site profitability Cost control and added value services Contribute to the development of the overall business plan Understand trends within the business and market place and take action to ensure that the business is kept abreast and makes changes where appropriate Accountable for delivering a high quality, customer focussed service Accountable for depot performance and the delivery of KPI's ensuring the sites operational KPI's and current data is reported on a daily basis Customer relationship and vendor management Develop and agree the operational budget and deliver against it. Translate, analyse and deliver customer needs through effective operations Working safely Key skills and experience for this role include: Experience of working within a supply chain environment essential Minimum of 5 years' experience in an operational role Previous experience of managing and leading teams Building and developing teams Exceptional and demonstrable record of delivering against targets Relationship management Change management Influencing skills Accountability Good communication skills (verbal and written) Maximise accuracy, productivity and space utilisation High school / secondary education Literacy and numeracy essential What will you get in return? As a part of a growing DHL population you will receive access to a variety of our excellent benefits which could include; 25 days holiday, pension scheme, medical cover, childcare vouchers, retail discounts, flexible working, training, development and secondments opportunities and MANY MORE. What you'll need to do next? If you have a proven track record of achievement to match the requirements for this role and you are looking for your next career move, simply apply online ensuring that a full up to date CV is attached with your application. Facts and Figures Division V7, SUPPLY CHAIN Employment Type Permanent Full-Time Business Unit DHL Supply Chain UK Contract Type Location Bedford Working Hours Job Type Warehousing, Package Handling & Distribution Shift Requirement Rotational Career Level Senior Managers Relocation Offered Within country Responsible for Travel Required Below 25% Reports to General Manager Travel Extent None Target Hire Date 10/19/2016 Work Permit Required Yes This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66801037