Operations Manager Warehousing & Logistics

My client has built their family business from the ground up over the last 25 years, and is now ready to take their growth and expansion to the next level. Providing packaging solutions to fulfilment and distribution centres up and down the UK, they are committed to delivering an agile and responsive service to their customers. This success means they are now seeking a skilled Manager to lead the Warehouse & Logistics operation , helping it progress and evolve to keep pace with the company's growth. Leading a small team, you will come to shape and develop the people, process and systems on site, with a focus on introducing a Continuous Improvement mindset to the operation. Location: Saffron Walden, Essex Salary: £45-50,000 depending on skills and experience Benefits: annual bonus, 28 days' holiday, statutory pension This role covers 2 sites, as they have recently opened a new warehouse as an extension of their original operation (both fairly manual operations and both in Saffron Walden area). A solid background in leading warehousing and logistics operations is critical for this role, ideally with experience managing both in-house and third-party transport (3PL). You should have knowledge of Lean methodologies and Continuous Improvement techniques and have implemented tools such as 5S into a warehouse environment. Experience in the packaging industry would be a huge bonus but is not essential; change management skills are key here, as new systems and processes are introduced. Sound like your cup of tea? Then apply today This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/94184429

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