Head of Fulfilment Jobs
The Head of Fulfilment is expected to develop and implement a robust logistics strategy across all market channels and manage the operational budget.
Responsible for leading the overall fulfilment operation for the whole organisation, the focus for this position to improve working practices to maximise efficiency and profitability across the operation. They oversee all cross-functional operational relationships to ensure business targets are met by providing leadership, motivation and by driving performance daily.
The skills required
The Head of Fulfilment should be a passionate and innovative leader who is willing to undertake ad hoc tasks for the good of the business. Excellent communication skills are required to influence at all levels as well as the ability to work on initiative in a highly pressurised environment.
Extensive knowledge of operational processes and practices with a familiarity of cross functional working is essential. They should be able to demonstrate operations management skills and have had previous involvement in project work.
Head of Fulfilment Jobs in Maidstone
The county town of Kent, Maidstone is situated on the River Medway and is just over 30 miles south-east of London. A bustling town with plenty of history and pretty public gardens, Maidstone is also an excellent option for those seeking Head of Fulfilment positions.
Archaeological evidence suggests that the area around Maidstone has been occupied since the Neolithic era, while the Romans and Normans also had settlements here. For much of the town's history, its economy relied on the river, which powered mills and served as a trade route.
By the 18th century, Maidstone had built up a number of industries, including stone quarrying, brewing and cloth making. Paper was also manufactured here and a technique for making wove paper was developed by James Whatman in 1740.
Today, Maidstone is a thriving community with plenty of retail space, restaurants and accommodation. It's also home to a number of large companies, such as KEF, which makes loudspeakers on the site of what was once a metalworking facility.
Maidstone is home to one of the largest office centres in the country. A significant amount of paper and package making is still carried out here and Aylesford is the largest paper recycling facility in Europe - it also manufactures newsprint.
In recent years, a number of tech and communications companies have also set up operations in Maidstone.
Discover Head of Fulfilment opportunities with Cast UK
Cast UK was founded by specialists in logistics, supply chain and procurement so we know your sector inside and out.
We have jobs in all areas of the UK, so are perfectly placed to find you work wherever you are located. Our team of recruitment specialists have extensive experience in their areas of expertise and our consultants work with clients and candidates from across the UK.
Employers approach us to find candidates because they are confident that we will be able to fill their managerial and executive vacancies. So do get in touch if you’re looking for a job in logistics; there’s a good chance a vacancy will arise with your name on it.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you recruit a Head of Fulfilment for your business or find you a job as a Head of Fulfilment, then contact one of our consultant team on 0333 121 3345.Contact us