June 21

Head of Operations

June 21
We have been retained by an ecommerce business based in the North Yorkshire area to source a Head of Operations to head up their Supply Chain operation. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who really wants to continue to develop their career to the next level with a well-established and rapidly growing business.   Heading up a multi-disciplined Supply Chain team you will take responsibility for product flow from 3rd party manufacturers/suppliers, through 3PW/3PL providers and directly to the customers.   Reporting to the Managing Director, you will take responsibility for:  
  • Developing an operational supply chain strategy that supports a focus on OTIF and Quality.
  • Ensuring that new products are introduced, manufactured and supplied online in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ensure that supplier relationships are managed in collaboration with other departments
  • Working with far east suppliers
  • Managing several 3PW internationally
  • Development of the Operations team through coaching and mentoring
  • Plan, coordinate and monitor the supply chain process from suppliers to customer
  • Identify and lead areas of improvement across the supply chain operation
  Currently an Operations or Supply Chain professional, you will be experienced in working in a fast-paced retail or ecommerce business. You will be experienced in the full end-to-end supply chain with experience of planning, demand, materials and 3rd party manufacturing arrangements in the far east. You will be an excellent relationship builder and a highly effective leader. You will be numerate and analytical and be proven in working in a structured yet collaborative way.   This is an excellent opportunity for someone to join an established, secure and rapidly growing business. This role offers immediate challenge as well as the opportunity to be a part of an exciting growth strategy. Offering an attractive starting salary of between £80,000 and £100,000 alongside an excellent benefits package.   Only candidates with a retail & ecommerce industry background need apply.
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