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Head of Operations

  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk, England
  • Salary: competitive salary + bonus + bens + car/allow
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 19 days ago

  • Sector: Logistics
  • Contact: Helen Pitcher
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01502 463002
  • Job Ref: SF51999
Head of Operations - Permanent - Norwich - competitive salary + car + bonus + bens
As they embark on the next level growth of the business, this leading distributor are looking for a Head of Operations to assist with the scaling up of their Norwich depot with a focus on the ecommerce growth. This brand new role will report into the Director and will be recruited at the same time as Head of Sales to form part of the Senior management team with the intent of working collaboratively, taking the business to the next level. The business is a worldwide and have a partnership approach with their customers and suppliers alike. They gain this through employing like-minded individuals to join the meritocracy who are passionate, driven and in return will be valued, developed and rewarded accordingly.
This exciting opportunity will initially be very hands on and will require you to;
  • Lead and manage the day to day activities of the Warehouse/depot and actively develop the team
  • Plan resources, maintain excellent levels of H&S, compliance, site security
  • Work closely with Sales & Purchasing to optimise the supply chain
  • Head up various initiatives for improving the warehouse management systems, pick-pack operation and distribution
You will not just be able to see what needs improving or altering but actively effect the change. Having commercial business know-how on enabling the scale up of the operation including the possibility of moving to bigger premises.
You will be recognised as an inclusive, hands-on Manager with a lead from the front' style. Someone who will relish the opportunity to improve and grow the business and gain team buy-in' along the way. You will motivate and mentor your team, show genuine passion and take pride in what you do and achieve. You will have a commitment to continuous improvement and have the foresight and commercial astuteness to do so. On a personal note, you will need to be someone who doesn't take themselves too seriously, someone who can gain the trust and respect from colleagues alike, have an open minded, honest and charismatic approach and know what matters.
In return you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, a company car/car allowance, profit related bonus, 25 days hols + BH and an excellent opportunity to develop and progress. Hours: full time, Mon-Fri
If you are an experienced Manager from a Logistics/Distribution company or similar and the above resonates the exciting opportunity that it is, then please contact Helen for more information or APPLY NOW!