13 December 2022
27 January 2023
|Working Hours:||40 - Flexible as necessary|
|Working Pattern: (E.g. Monday-Friday)||Monday - Friday|
Headlam is Europe’s leading floorcoverings distributor, providing the channel between suppliers and trade customers of floorcoverings.
Headlam works with suppliers across the globe manufacturing a diverse range of floorcovering products, and provides them with a cost efficient and effective route to market servicing an extensive and diverse customer base
We are looking to appoint a Operations Manager to lead the effective running of warehouse and transport operations at our Regional Distribution facility located in Carryduff.
The role reports to the General Manager Ceco and carries a breadth of responsibility leading the following functions
Key Areas of Accountability:
Maintain visible leadership to ensure the health and safety of colleagues, customers and visitors, all transport related compliance and regularity controls and all areas affected by the site’s operations are carried out in compliance with the relevant legislation and health and safety guidance
Lead and manage a warehouse team to execute all associated activities operating and embracing:
Ensure controls are in place to minimise stock loss and damage via the deployment of robust cycle counting and perpetual inventory routines.
Lead and Manage a team of drivers and vehicle fleet comprising radial multi drop customer delivery vehicles and overnight inter-depot trunking operations to ensure efficient utilisation aligning capability with cost to serve and ensuring legal compliance.
A solid understanding of distribution systems, processes and operator licencing, Tachograph and Working Time Directive Regulations.
Ensure the overall Ceco facility is managed in terms of the provision all maintenance routines and contracts in accordance with required standards and legal obligations.
Responsible for all costs incurred associated with the execution and provision of warehouse and transportation services including the running costs of the facility itself.
Coach and develop colleagues to ensure individuals are operating at the optimum level and are receiving regular feedback on their performance, and have clear development plans in place.
Responsible for all people and performance related matters within the team.
As a leader of people, be visible, accessible and connected with the site teams to promote a culture which is transparent, supportive and stretching of individual and the team’s potential for the future.
Maintain strong relationships with colleagues on a cross-team basis both in Belfast and other Headlam Group depots.
The successful candidate will have:
Additionally it would be desirable for the candidate to have: