Operation Manager

Centric People

Role:                Operations Manager (3PL)
 
Location:          Wellesbourne, (CV35)
 
Salary:             circa £40-45k depending on experience
 
Please note this role will be a temp to perm position, expected temporary period, 3-6 months.
 
Or client provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. Present in 170 countries and with more than 110,000 employees spread over 1,300 sites, we are well on our way to achieving our vision: to be a Top 5 global 3PL.
 
They believe that their employees are the key to their success. They want to engage and empower their diverse, global team to co-create value with their customers through their solutions in contract logistics and air, ocean, ground, and finished vehicle transport.
 
THE ROLE
 
Are you known for your management skills? Are you passionate about directing inbound / outbound logistics? If so, we have an opportunity that would allow you to oversee site operations, ensuring consistent high level of service, profitability, and cost efficiency, while adhering to all applicable company and regulatory requirements.
 
WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO?
 

  • Lead, direct and manage inbound and/or outbound site operations to ensure that the operations staff executes service agreements at, or above the customer’s standards. Maximize profitability through superior customer service, effective and prompt communication and follow-up on all pending matters with the customer. Manage revenue and expenses to budget constraints.
  • Plan and monitor daily staffing schedules and adjust accordingly to ensure adequate staffing levels that support operational demands and business objectives.
  • Ensure directives, rules and procedures are communicated to all operations’ staff. Ensure safety methods, practices and programs are implemented and maintained. Ensure that freight is being moved in a safe and timely manner utilizing appropriate equipment and tools.
  • Maintain a clean, professional, and safe working environment by inspecting and scheduling maintenance and ensuring all office and warehouse equipment is properly accounted for and in safe working condition.
  • Manage and oversee administrative functions to ensure all paperwork is processed efficiently and in a timely manner and meets all compliance requirements.
  • Personally coach, train and mentor direct reports and provide career development opportunities through training and quality management activities.

 
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
 

  • Education and Experience: High School Diploma or GED, Minimum 2 -3 years related experience within the Logistics or 3PL areana. Minimum 2 to 3 years supervisory or managerial experience; Bachelor’s Degree in Transportation, Logistics or Supply Chain Management preferred or equivalent combination of work experience and education.
  • Strong customer facing experience with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Credentials: Valid state issued Driver’s License; Forklift Driver Certification; Other professional certifications may be required.
  • Skills: Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office, internet, web-based and job specific software applications.
  • Characteristics: Ability to allocate work assignments; Demonstrated experience in managing the financial aspects of a department; Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations; Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

 
If you feel you have the relevant experience then we’d love to hear from you, apply today!