Site Operations Manager

Blue Dot Search & Selection
£40,000 per annum
27 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Opportunity: Site Operations Manager

Organisation: Third Party Logistics / Multi-Channel Retail

Location: Rugby, Warwickshire

Remuneration: £45,000 plus car / allowance and generous benefits package


Blue Dot Search & Selection is proud to partner with this leading third party logistics provider in seeking to recruit a high calibre Site Operations Manager to lead operations at its multi-channel retail distribution centre in the Rugby, Warwickshire area.

This is a large, complex and fast paced multi-user, multi-channel retail distribution operation and as such demands not only first class technical and operational knowledge and experience but also extremely well developed customer facing skills as well as superb man management skills, particularly within the fields of staff engagement and the cultivation of a well defined, positive, open and inclusive work culture.


Reporting into the General Manager this challenging and yet highly rewarding position holds responsibility for the effective management of all functions within the distribution centre including warehousing, transport, stock & systems, health & safety, facilities, human resources and finance / accounting. As part of this the successful candidate will be responsible for helping to ensure that the ongoing operation consistently exceeds the client’s expectations in terms of service to customers, financial goals, key performance indicators and contractual operational standards.

Key to the success of this role is the effective provision of leadership, motivation, coaching, mentoring and career development to the site management team, ensuring that operational and commercial excellence is achieved on a day-to-day basis.

Furthermore, the successful individual will be able to identify and help to grow revenue streams from both existing and new customers and with this in mind business development and customer relationship management skills are essential.


Demonstrable senior level management experience gained from within a similar, large, fast paced and highly pressurised multi-user, multi-channel retail logistics environment underpinned with a deep and well rounded knowledge of warehousing and distribution.

Having previously been responsible for the creation, leadership and development of a high performing management team the successful individual will hold the ability to ensure operational success via the engagement, development and motivation of their leadership team to achieve their personal goals as well as exceeding the agreed contract service levels.

Extremely strong interpersonal skills coupled with an ability to establish effective communication channels and working relationships with employees, customer contacts, external consultants and suppliers are essential as is experience of influencing stakeholders and negotiating change within a unionised environment.

Further Details:

To explore this opportunity further please forward your current curriculum vitae / resume with a covering note (quoting reference BD832210MJH).