Head of Operations

  • Job Reference: 135082
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Selkent
  • Website: https://www.selkent.com/
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £65,000 to £80,000
  • Sector: Customer Service
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

An incredible opportunity has arisen join us as a Head of Operations; responsible for developing and delivering our Operations strategy and maximising the performance of the warehouse and transport teams.

In line with our ambitious growth plans, as well as providing day to day leadership, you will also identify key projects that support our goals and maximise operational efficiency, these may include: space analysis and recommendations, identification and project management of warehousing facilities in line with growth projections, increased automation and resulting data analysis, integrated warehouse management system, improved picking efficiency and sustainability initiatives.

Head of Operations Requirements:

Leading through our established Warehouse and Transport Team Leaders, and part of the Company’s Senior Management team, you will inspire others by bringing the Operations strategy to life, translating this into a concrete action plan and supporting its delivery. You will lead by example, taking time to understand and develop your team and building effective and trusted relationships across the business.

You will have significant warehouse and transport Management experience within a fast-paced and similar sized turnover environment (+ £25m revenue pa). You will need to demonstrate knowledge of, and success at managing and improving operational KPI’s (OTIF, stock accuracy, resource planning / budget, picking efficiency, carriage costs) as well as a strong track record of identifying and project managing the bigger operational rocks that will drive our growth.

You will also demonstrate a competent and proactive approach to the management of the H&S agenda, including clear measurements of safety related issues and continuous improvement.

About Selkent:

We supply fixings and fastenings to the ever-growing Construction Industry. With the support of our loyal and dedicated team we have achieved incredible YOY growth, and our ambitious 5-year plan has identified concrete opportunities for our continued expansion.

We are an enthusiastic, fast, and energetic team, our success is built on our obsession with giving our customers ultra-responsive service. Our operations team are integral to our growth plans, ensuring that we nail it every time!

Location: Sydenham - London
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £65,000 - £80,000 per annum [depending on experience]

You may have experience of the following: Warehouse Operations Manager, Head of Operations, Senior Warehouse Manager, Head of Logistics, Logistics Manager, Operations Manager, Head of Warehouse Operations, etc.

Ref: 135 082