operations manager in manchester

04 June 2018
jennifer stott, randstad business support
job type
£ 52,000 - £ 55,000 per year, 7850
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manchester, north west
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 52,000 - £ 55,000 per year, 7850
reference number
jennifer stott, randstad business support
01612 478802
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job description

Operations Manager


Up to £55,000 + Bonus + excellent benefits

A Global Chemical Distribution company are looking for an Operations Manager for their main depot in Manchester to:

* Lead and manage the operations function of the Manchester depot
* Ensure the business meets and is strictly compliance with HSE, Legal and company procedures
* Ensure the business meets all the capital budgets and meets the health and safety KPI's.
* Lead and manage warehouse, filling and operations site serving customers across the UK and Ireland.
* Be responsible for Safety Management Systems for highly dangerous chemicals
* Be responsible for the approval of all site documents, procedures and inspections.
* Be the Health & Safety coordinator and lead all depot incident control.
* Manage and liaise with appropriate contacts in for industry regulatory/ professional bodies.
* Manage multiple teams in the Manchester depot - managing approximately 40 people.
* Work closely with the General Manager
* Write and conduct appraisals or staff
* Work closely with the transport team ensuring the safety of all chemicals throughout the entire distribution process.
* Create, agree and achieve cost budgets for Operations.
* Identify improvements regarding stock, quarantine, site and operations.
* Create and implement the Capex requirements
* Lead all maintenance activities
* Manage people and lead, mentor and coach the team
* Be highly organised
* Have excellent communication skills
* Have a strong understanding on health and safety procedures and ensure these are implemented throughout the company at all times.

The ideal candidate will have (not essential):

* HND/NVQ 3 in a technical field or maths/science
* Degree/Msc
* IOSH/ NEEBOSH/ Food Manufacturing/ BRC
* IT Literate
* Experience using SAP/Sage/MS Dynamics, Oracle.
* Have worked in an Operations leadership/ Managerial role for 5 years or more

Due to retirement this global chemical distribution company are looking for their next Operations Manager to continue ensuring the smooth day to day running of the Manchester depot. Occasionally you may be required to travel to customer sites this can be anywhere across the UK and Ireland. Candidates must be open to travel when necessary.

The interviews will be a 2-3 stage face to face process and will be commencing from Thursday.

To apply for the role please or find out more contact Jennifer on 0161 247 8802 or email

Best of luck.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.