Reference : 580022

Site Operations Manager

  • Distribution Operations
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 07/24/2020

Who are we ?

Can you shift, re-juggle and move priorities to make things happen quick? Are you the sort of person who doesn’t look for problems, but focuses on solutions instead? Then we have an excellent opportunity for a dedicated Site Operations Manager such as yourself to join us at our multi-brand site (Jewson Civils & Minster) in Canterbury.

How will I utilise my skills and experience in the role?

As Site Operations Manager, you'll have full responsibility for our brands’ business procedures and health and safety on site. It’ll be up to you to drive operational excellence, ensuring we continuously achieve and exceed our high standards of customer service, whilst maintaining the lowest cost to service through logistical planning and effective storage. You’ll also play a vital role in coaching and developing the Branch Operations team to achieve and improve KPIs for the business.

Your day-to-day duties will involve:

  • Building a proactive health, safety and environment culture to ensure staff and customers are free from accidents and actively endorse a safe and healthy working environment.
  • Ensuring the standard set for operational KPI; Stock vitality, cost to serve, transport productivity, operational standards are achieved and maintained.
  • Maximise efficiency and productivity through the effective deployment of operational resources and staff.
  • Monitoring achievement of service levels, operating efficiencies, stock management and supporting administration, taking remedial action where required.

What skills are we looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; this means that we are open to applications from all Saint-Gobain businesses and would welcome you to apply if you can demonstrate the following key skills:

  • A high standard of Health and Safety.

  • Demonstrable people management experience – 5+ direct reports.

  • Excellent coaching skills and a track record of people development.

  • An effective and engaging communicator.

  • Experience within a Distribution/Logistics environment – desirable.

  • Analytical experience for analysing data and looking for areas of improvement.

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role. We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting. But, we promise to listen.

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