Operations Director

Search Consultancy
Wirral, Merseyside
£80000 - £100000/annum
05 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
Operations Director (Logistics/ E-Commerce)

£80,000 - £100,000

Wirral, Merseyside

Key Responsibilities

* Responsible for the day to day operation of the site

* Engineering a move from a 9,000 sq/ft warehouse to 66,000 sq/ft in Q1 2020

* Involvement in layout of new warehouse to optimise stock capacity and dispatch capacity plus picking efficiency.

* Expansion of customer service team from circa 30 employees to over 70 in a 24/7 shift pattern.

* Expansion of distribution team from circa 40 employees to over 100 in a 24/7 shift pattern

* Increasing dispatch capacity from 3,000 parcels per day to 6,000 per day in 2019, and 10,000 per day by end of 2020 during weekly peak.

* Development of company strategy for all operations under your command.

* Up skill existing management staff and recruit senior A-team management staff when required.

* Implementation of Lean management/operation principles.

* Improve cost and revenue position of the site

* Formulate and implement strategies, policies and programmes across the operation

* Management of the site team, providing leadership and motivation

Required Skills & Attributes

* Confident, tactful and persuasive with the ability to get the job done

* Have proven experience within operations in an E Commerce distribution network

* Experienced in budget and cost management within a logistics operation

* Strong financial acumen, the ability to negotiate a good deal and have experience tendering supplier contracts across a wide range of projects

* Proven man management skills with the ability to coach and lead a large team

* Excellent Presentation and negotiation skills

* Excellent numerical and IT Skills (Excel essential)

* Remains calm and focused under pressure

* First class communication skills (both written and verbal)

* Strong team working skills and the ability to develop employees to their full potential

* Thorough understanding of P & L management and the ability to manager and develop KPI performance measures and targets

* Good planning and organisational skills

* A sound commercial acumen with the ability to negotiate at all levels

* Must be a highly self motivated individual

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