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Operations and Transport Manager, Greater Manchester

£40,000 - £50,000 per annum

North West

REF: DJF895439

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Excellent opportunity for an Operations and Transport Manager to join a well established food company in Greater Manchester.

My Client is a market leading food company with an impressive client and brand portfolio across food service, restaurants on the high street. Due to a series of growth throughout the company my client is looking to add to the team in a number of key areas to help deliver excellent results. This is the ideal time to join this business and become part of the growth journey. My client is part of a bigger group who have sites across the UK and world.

As the Operations and Transport Manager you will be responsible for managing and reviewing all reporting departments to achieve business objectives. With the biggest names across the food, restaurant, and hospitality industry and this role is key to driving business success.

You will have the responsibility of ensuring the Operations department performs in line with required health and safety, people, cost and KPI measurements always looking at ways to improve efficiencies across site.

To apply or this role you must have at least 5 years management experience across Logistics and supply chain, ideally you will be educated to degree level. Qualifications across CIPS, HACCP, Health and Safety and Iosh managing safely are desirable.

You will be the lead for the operations, warehouse and transport functions and must have the ability to influence and develop the team promoting a strong positive people culture across site. You will be reasonable for Health and Safety, food safety and other metrics set ensuring that your team is fully trained and compliant against company standards.

You will have a thorough understanding of supply chain and Logistics, ideally this person will have experience managing warehouses and depots to success with strong examples of ways you have improved and managed sites in the past, ideally within a food service company or food manufacturers, other FMCG sectors will also be considered.

You will be the driving force in implementing continuous improvement, leading all lean and CI Projects always looking for ways to improve efficiencies, a lean six sigma qualification is not required although it would be desirable as would experience lean tools and techniques (RCS, 5S, Lean etc.)

You will be working closely with all departments and will form part of the senior leadership team; you will have excellent communications skills and able to present at board level.

This is a great opportunity to help turnaround a challenging site, implementing your skill set and influencing a team to achieve positive results. As the Operations and Transport Manager you will have real gravitas and strong leadership qualities.

If this sounds like a company you would like to work for and you feel you have the right skill set please apply or contact me at Daniel.fitzsimons@fmcl.co.uk

Tel: +44 (0)1625 560778 REF DJF895439

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