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Operations Director

Recruiter: Consilium Recruit
Location: Blackburn
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Application date: 3rd Jun 2022

A large and growing FMCG business is recruiting for an Operations Director, on a permanent, full-time basis. Taking responsibility for the business warehousing, operations, production, and fulfilment, you will be a senior member of the leadership team. The company site is based at Blackburn, Darwen, where you will lead and improve the operational activity of the business.

The Role
Manage movement of stock, ensure controls are in place to prevent loss, inaccuracy, picking and packing errors to ensure efficient procedures are upheld
Manage stock checks and produce relevant reports, highlighting any areas of concern
Ensure all orders are fulfilled in line with service level agreements
Manage and implement resource planning strategies and work closely with sales and other departments to manage peaks and troughs in demand and also coordinate resource
Responsible for the overall operations budget and spend proactively
Implement measures to increase efficiency whilst improving customer experience
Provide effective leadership and management to the operations team, including warehousing, production, fulfilment, facilities, compliance and health & safety
An influential member of the management team, working across the organisation to improve collaboration and communication
Take responsibility for company H&S, adhere to procedure and policy

The Person
Degree level qualification with several years of proven experience in the FMCG industry
Proven ability to react to shifts in demand
Experience managing teams and making business improvements
Experienced working with a fast moving, high-volume product
A competent user of IT systems, such as ERP stock management
Live commutable distance from Darwen, Blackburn
Excellent time management skills, and the ability to multitask
Excellent interpersonal skills, and able to communicate at all levels and motiva

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