Head of Operations (Distribution) - Ealing, London

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Ealing, London
  • Job Type: Operations/Production
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 (DoE)
  • Date Posted: 20/10/2022
  • Expiry Date: 30/11/2022

Head of Operations (Distribution)

£75,000 – £90,000 (DoE)

Ealing, London


Would you like to take on a new challenge with a successful distribution company whose success stems from family values, quality culture, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit?

The Role:

Reporting to the UK General Manager the successful candidate have P&L responsibility across the distribution network and be tasked with driving continuous improvement in order to reduce waste in all its forms.

  • Oversee the running of a warehouse & transport operation end-to-end.
  • Manage 250+ staff
  • Ensure service and performance levels are achieved
  • Deliver an efficient and effective service to all customers in line with the business strategy
  • Lead and assist in the implementation of operational improvements.
  • Lead and coach departmental managers and team leaders to deliver world class service.
  • Handle all 3rd party suppliers, couriers, consumables etc.
  • Review and write SOP
  • Work closely with the Quality Team
  • Overall responsibility of Stock Control Team, Continuous Improvement Team and All Warehouse Teams.
  • Identify new innovative projects.

The Candidate:

  • Previous Operations and Supply Chain Manager Experience
  • Ability to think on their feet and find solutions quickly
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-confident
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Experience of people management (Essential)

Next Steps:

If you feel you fit the brief for this opportunity and would like to take on a new challenge with an exciting business, click ‘apply now’ to be considered. Or contact Gilbert Gregory on 02037943983 or 07487732962 or gilbert.gregory@silven.co.uk