Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + plus 6% pension and bonus
Posted: about 1 month ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics
Contact Name: Adam Deeprose

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Operations Manager

Job Description

A great opportunity has arisen for an ambitious professional to implement their experience as Operations Manager with a leading UK supplier of plastics and related materials. This role is on a full-time, permanent basis in Bedford.

As the Operations Manager, you will successfully lead a small team of 7 employees. You will motivate team members, coach, mentor and develop staff.

It is ideal for the candidate to be possess KPI management experience, have a strict focus on productivity, possess stock control experience, be IT literate, have knowledge of quality systems management, drives sickness levels, drives people development and inspires your team.

You will be agile and pro-active with an innovative mindset enabling you to craft smart objectives and solutions. You will also have excellent time management skills enabling you to prioritise effectively and meet deadlines.

Experience gained within a warehouse/plastics background is highly advantageous. The company is fast-paced, ambitious in their goals, and often adapt to changing priorities to ensure they support their business in delivering a high level of service to their customers.

Responsibilities of the Operations Manager include:

  • Coach, mentor and develop staff.
  • Keep up to date Equipment Training Records.
  • Manage the maintenance of all machinery, equipment, and vehicles.
  • Carry out Risk Assessments and enforce H&S rules and regulations as necessary.
  • Ensure accuracy of booking in procedures.
  • Ensure quality and efficiency of movement and/or storage of goods storage.
  • Plan and monitor the dispatch of customer orders.
  • Manage the routing and tracking of delivery vehicles (SAS routing software).
  • Identify operational issues and opportunities for improvements.
  • Operate within COSHH guidelines and be aware of COSHH forms for Chemicals on site.
  • Liaise with the administrator and/or Sales rep to ensure all documentation is completed accurately and kept up to date.
  • Ensure adequate First Aid is always available.
  • Autonomously make key decisions.

Salary for this opportunity is £32k-£34k plus company benefits.

You will receive access to a variety of their excellent benefits which include, unlimited bonus, profit share-point, free parking, contributory pension 6% plus 6%, 22 days holiday plus bank holidays and a progression programme.

The working hours for this role are Monday to Friday 7am to 5pm.

For immediate consideration apply today!


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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