Could you be our new Operations Manager?

At Keith Elkington Transport we are continually looking to grow and develop our dedicated team of friendly and insightful experts. We are looking to begin 2017 with a new Operations Manager who can help us to continue moving forward, perhaps it’s you?.. Keith Elkington Transport offer warehouse, distribution, project management, testing and servicing of equipment and cleaning solutions to the catering trade. The company operates from two locations with more than 40,000 square feet of warehousing, employing a team of highly trained and competent drivers, warehouse operatives and back office support staff, servicing in excess of 100 customers throughout the calendar year.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE TO TAKE ON RESPONSIBILITIES SUCH AS:

  • Manage and oversee all Operational departments
  • Obtain maximum output and increase efficiency in terms of cost stock integrity and productivity.
  • Produce accurate and relevant KPI’s to the Board of Directors.
  • Ensure the Warehouse is in full control of Stock by means of proactive stock management.
  • Maintain Maintain damages of high value goods to an absolute minimal level.
  • Implement processes and systems that continuously improve the Operation.
  • Develop and oversee the cleaning and testing department to increase efficiency and profitability
  • Oversee day to day Warehouse and Transport Operations to ensure best practice methodology is used.

HERE ARE SOME ESSENTIAL ATTRIBUTES FOR THIS ROLE:

  • Degree educated or equivalent professional qualifications. Extensive Warehouse knowledge including WMS.
  • Ability to prioritise a busy work load.
  • Effective communicator both written and orally.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to continually improve the business streams, both in terms of revenue quality and efficiency Knowledge of how to conduct effective stock takes.
  • Excellent customer skills.
  • Proven track record of working in fast paced warehouse and distribution environments.

HERE ARE SOME DESIRABLE ATTRIBUTES FOR THE ROLE:

  • Previous Transport Operations Knowledge. Transport Manager CPC.
  • Experience of business development.
  • Knowledge of audit processes IE ISO 9001 /FORS Previous experience of developing a team.
  • Proven track record of working in fast paced warehouse and distribution operations. Knowledge of RFID.
  • Previous knowledge of Lean Principles.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR OR LEARNING MORE ABOUT THIS JOB OPPORTUNITY THEN PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO GET IN TOUCH WITH OUR TEAM ON 01908 585894