Operations Depot Manager

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Closing date
21 Aug 2022

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Contract Type
Logistics, Operations, Production, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Operations Depot Manager

Food Import & Distribution
Job ref: 8231

The company

The business prides itself in supplying the highest quality fresh produce throughout the UK.

They are not only passionate about ensuring products are supplied in excellent condition, but also about their people and the continued success of the business.

About the Operations Depot Manager job

The purpose of your role will be to manage the day-to-day operations of a busy food import, storage, and distribution depot.

You will lead and develop the Operations function and deliver the key business metrics of Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, People and Environment.

Key responsibilities:

  • Monitoring health and safety levels, ensuring compliance and implanting necessary changes.
  • Recruiting and mentoring staff and manage a high performing team that delivers continuous improvement, added value and cost reductions.
  • Maximising growth and profitability, identifying improvement opportunities.
  • Ensuring that high levels of service are maintained.
  • Liaising with key stakeholders to make sure they’re satisfied with the depot’s performance.
  • Agreeing service contracts with Head of Operations and regular liaison with suppliers.
  • Managing stock levels.
  • Analysing turnover and profitability.

Skills & experience required for the Operations Depot Manager job

  • Strong track record in production, operations or supply chain management within a food or beverage manufacturing or import/distribution environment.
  • Excellent leadership and people management capability - managing personnel from different departments to achieve organisational goals.
  • Strategic mindset and excellent problem-solving ability - can identify long-term improvement initiatives and efficiency opportunities.
  • Degree educated in Business, Operations Management, Supply Chain, or relevant subject is desirable.

More details

The Operations Depot Manager job is based in Essex and is paying £50,000.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week.

How to apply

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Alternate job titles

Supply Chain Manager | Head of Supply Chain | Distribution Manager | Head of Operations | Senior Production Manager


Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
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  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

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Find Us
01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
East Sussex
TN21 8HU

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