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Warehouse Operations Director

Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
£75,000 per Annum
Reference: M700003533

Company Fusion Limited is working with a fast growing family haulage business with over 45 years of UK distribution expertise. With high quality principles and ethicsa portfolio of warehouse facilities, and an exemplary fleet of trucks, they work with clients within a broad spectrum of business sectors including retail, clothing, foods, raw materials, packaged chemicals and industrial products. We now have an exciting opportunity for a Warehouse Operations Director to join their ambitious and busy team based near Leighton Buzzard.

The Package - What you could earn

  • Attractive basic salary of up to £75,000 per annum negotiable depending on experience.
  • Company benefits.

Warehouse Operations Director - Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Warehousing Operations Director will be responsible for the efficient running of operations at our clients' sites, including P&L, warehouse, logistics, equipment, quality, planning, stores and health and safety.
  • Implementation of legislative and company principles to deliver the business plan and budget.
  • Plan ahead of demand sufficient capacity at all times, identified in your plan for growth - maximising flexibility and minimising operational costs; and complete daily/weekly workload planning and volume forecasting routines.
  • Ensure and implement high standards of Health & Safety.
  • Manage & support projects related to the departments directly and indirectly, in a time-efficient manner.
  • Promote and consult on embedding best practice.
  • This role requires contribution to staff recruitment and development.

The Person - Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience:

  • You will be a hands-on operations expert and natural leader with ideally 15 years experience working within the Transport and Logistics sector.
  • 7 to 8 years experience working in a senior position of warehouse management.
  • Extensive knowledge of:
    • pallet network operations
    • logistical constraints
    • stock control including the planning optimal stock flow and layouts across goods in, put away, pick, pack, vehicle loading and dispatch.
    • the complexities of multi-site warehousing
    • transport operations including; fleet optimisation, fleet compliance, fleet preventative maintenance and transport KPI’s
  • Skilled in presenting business improvement initiatives to a board.
  • Excellent customer-facing skills, and communication skills - both oral and written.
  • Ability to communicate with professionals of all levels.

Are you a well-seasoned operations expert with 7-8 years experience working in a senior position of warehouse management? Do you have extensive knowledge of the Transport and Logistics sector? If so, we have a fantastic new opportunity to speak to you about! Is this you? Apply today!

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