Operations Manager (Supply Chain & Logistics)

Job reference: FMC 14120

Job function/discipline: Operations Manager

Basic salary: Negotiable + Strong Benefits Package

Closing date: Friday, January 31st, 2020

OPERATIONS MANAGER (Supply Chain & Logistics)

Forde May Consulting has been retained by a market-leading organisation to appoint a highly skilled Operations Manager for their Northern Ireland operations. Based in the Armagh City region, the company is growing at pace across NI & ROI and prides itself on its ability to be very responsive, in a fast-moving FMCG environment. The role has been created as the result of an organisational restructure and organic growth.

This is a hands-on role within an FMCG environment. As Operations Manager you will have full responsibility for the successful performance of the business, including Financial, Operations, Commercial, Organisational Development, Regulatory and Health & Safety. This position will give you full control of the facility so you can ‘own’ the business for the long-term.

As Operations Manager, the focus will be on providing leadership to skilled teams, ensuring operations are run to their optimal performance, whilst positioning the business for further growth and long-term expansion. It is critical that the Operations Manager embeds a culture of high performance within the workforce, developing commercial awareness across the organisation and ensuring that there is a focus on providing superior service quality.

This role offers excellent development and growth potential for you. We are seeking applications from candidates with the following attributes:

  • Significant Operations Management experience within Supply Chain, distribution or warehousing environments ideally.
  • Proven track record in leading multi-functional teams, driving results and improvements in each area of responsibility and ensuring staff engagement at all levels.
  • Strong P&L experience and a track record of achieving financial improvements in previous roles.
  • Background in setting and measuring key performance indicators, metrics, best practice assessments and performance management against these.
  • Experience in operational capacity planning and forecasting.
  • Gravitas, emotional intelligence, and leadership competencies to motivate and empower teams successfully.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please contact Brendan Catney, Principal Consultant at Forde May Consulting on 02890 628877 or send an up to date CV via the link provided.