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Head of Operations

Job Title: Head of Operations
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Salary: £60000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH10189
Contact Name: Dan Bevan
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Head of Operations

Hemel Hempstead

£60,000 + Car + Benefits

Role profile

The Operations Manager ensures that the operational teams across warehouse and distribution have their orders despatched on time in full, out to a time critical client base where service is everything. This role is integral to the operation and will play a key part in deciding the direction and ongoing strategy of this part of the business. The operation is fast paced and is subject to external changes in demand which need to be dealt with, the right individual you will also be responsible for developing people and identifying talent in order to plan for succession.

Key responsibilities

  • Managing performance and driving forward productivity for all logistics operations.
  • Ensuring that warehouse and distribution colleagues are motivated and engaged.
  • Continuous improvement in the operation and undertaking project work.
  • Managing employees via line managers, organising staff resource as required for this 24hr operation.
  • Set the standard for Health and Safety on site ensuring that all staff are aware of requirements.

Skills and experience

To be successful you will have an in-depth knowledge of the logistics industry, and be a seasoned warehouse professional with strong financial acumen and high energy levels. You will have previously managed large warehouse teams within a fast paced operation and will have a hunger for exceeding customer expectations.

  • 10 years fast paced warehouse experience in management role(s).
  • Proven track record in delivering against demanding financial and non-financial targets.
  • Calmness under pressure, making sensible management decisions using own initiative.
  • Strong management skills, a good communicator and natural leadership qualities.

Our client

Our client is a leading retail distribution organisation with a demanding client base.


£60,000 + Car + Benefits

About Cast UK

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