Contract Manager - Warehouse Operations

MVP Search and Selection
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£40 - 42,000 + company car, bonus
12 Jul 2017
20 Jul 2017
Contract Manager - Warehouse Operations Cardiff c£40 - 42,000 bonus/company car/benefits MVP's client, a global logistics business with operations in over 160 countries, is currently looking to appoint a forward-thinking warehouse management professional to manage a newly acquired contract within one of its divisions. In this role, you will be responsible for maximizing the performance of the warehouse operation, providing clear leadership and direction and ensuring compliance to Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental policies at the site. You'll be the main point of contact for the customer and will identify and drive ongoing continuous improvement opportunities. Key Responsibilities - Provide effective management control through effective planning, organisation, control and communication to ensure that all KPI's in relation to profit and service are achieved. - Maintain an optimal level of operational efficiency and resources at all times, ensuring operating procedures and processes meet quality requirements and driving performance improvements through auditing processes and robust reporting mechanisms. - Monitor performance and progress of employees within the contract, to ensure that all are appropriately motivated, trained and aware of the required performance standards - Create and maintain appropriate KPI's and service levels - Creation of cost models, ensuring budgetary requirements are met. - Maintain and develop client relations - Initiate cost down plans where necessary, ensuring continuous improvement is maintained and developed. - Manage the development of staff using talent management Candidate Requirements: - Significant previous experience of managing teams in a warehouse operation - Excellent leadership, interpersonal and motivational abilities - Strong general educational standard - ideally degree level - Good analytical and numerical skills, coupled with commercial awareness - Proven experience of driving a strong Health & Safety culture within your operations - Ideally - previous experience of managing budgets/P&L - Experience of culture change and managing others through a change process - Previous recruitment experience, proven ability to maintain low staff turnover This would be an excellent opportunity for someone currently looking to develop and progress their career to the next level, and support will be available for the successful candidate. MVP Supply Chain Recruitment has been placing Supply Chain, Logistics, Purchasing and Distribution professionals for over 30 years. For more information on MVP, or to view our current portfolio of vacancies, please visit our website. MVP Supply Chain Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers.