Head of Operations

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Wellingborough, Northamptonshire | Ref: BBBH29954

£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

Operations Manager


£40,000 - £45,000

Role Profile

Cast UK have been asked to recruit an Operations Manager role for one of our customers who are a specialist warehousing and distribution business based in Wellingborough. Reporting into the Logistics Director, you will have full responsibility for running the warehouse and transport team through a team of warehouse shift managers and transport shift managers. The warehouse is circa 190,000 square foot and will operate a 3 shift pattern.

Key Responsibilities

  • Effective performance management of team to ensure that targets are met and to ensure that the warehouse operational team are motivated and have the relevant skills, knowledge and attitude to contribute effectively to maximise accuracy and productivity.
  • Overall responsibility for training for use of equipment of MHE and operating equipment for all employees and record keeping.
  • Overseeing management of the warehouse pick and operation functions, ensuring SLA's and KPI's are met and costs are controlled.
  • Ensuring productivity and activity is measured in line with budgetary labour costs.
  • Responsible for ensuring that H&S procedures are adhered to at all times including visitors and contractors.

Skills & Experience Required

  • Previous experience of managing a fast paced 24 hour a day warehouse and distribution operation
  • Strong leadership skills that focus on the development of all colleagues on site
  • Proven results where continuous improvement techniques have been introduced successfully

About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com

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