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Operations Manager

Michael Page
50000.00 - 65000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
22 Jun 2024

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Transport / Distribution / Logistics
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function

This role is an exceptional opportunity for a dedicated Operations Manager to lead and develop a high-performing logistics team across multiple sites.

Client Details

The business are well established and continuously growing within the logistics sector. This is a great time to join with scope to rapidly further your career.


Operations Manager will be responsible for:

  • Oversight of 6 site mangers across the North West and South
  • Support the operations and business with commercial development and act as the middle person
  • Responsible for people management, including HR escalations, 121s, and succession planning
  • Customer engagement, providing quotes, handling claims and acting as the escalation person
  • Support the business with the implementation of new project
  • Advise and support with the upgrade of a WMS
  • Monitor and manage budget and financial performance within the department
  • Develop and implement strategic plans to enhance customer service
  • Oversee the continuous improvement of systems and processes within the department
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Ensure a strong focus on safety and risk management within all operations
  • Represent the company at industry events and conferences


A successful Operations Manager should have:

  • Experience of managing large operational teams
  • 3PL or similar experience is highly beneficial, particularly with customer management
  • Support with the implementation or upgrades of a WMS
  • Understanding of P&L and budget management
  • Based in the North West, such as Warrington, Liverpool, Manchester may be advantageous
  • Proven people management experience, including HR escalation, succession planning
  • Versatile in the logistics distribution and supply chain sector
  • Operational planning and forecasting
  • Ambitious and driven person who wishes to progress with the business

Job Offer

The Operations Manager will receive

  • Salary between GBP50,000 - GBP65,000 depending on experience
  • Pension of 12%
  • Clear progression

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