Head of Operations / European Warehouse Project Manager

Recruiter
Artis Procurement, Purchasing and Supply Chain
Location
Somerset
Salary
£50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Expires
18 Aug 2017
European Warehouse Project Manager (leading to Head of Operations) Somerset £50-65k My client is a fast-growing organisation, with recognised international growth. Due to this continuing growth and an aim to provide a class-leading service, they are planning to open an additional warehouse in Europe to support the significant and fast-growing customer base. As such they're looking to recruit an individual to lead this project from the initial stages through to go-live, and then manage the multiple sites / operations. The role will be based in the UK with regular travel within Europe, and will suit a degree calibre individual looking for an exciting opportunity to facilitate the next evolution of a fast-paced organisation's capability. This will be a highly visible and critical role. The role: To deliver an operational distribution centre in Europe on time and to budget Finalise and obtain agreement to the warehouse specification To design and put in place the necessary resource to operate the facility, ensuring a continuous improvement methodology is incorporated from the start Identify 3rd party requirements and carry out a selection process to determine the preferred partner(s) Create and maintain the overall project plan, providing regular progress updates to the Board Work with a cross-functional team across Operations, IT and Supply Chain teams to successfully deliver the solution Candidate: The ideal candidate will have a background in FMCG/3PL environment with proven experience of managing and delivering similar projects, preferably using recognised project management techniques This project represents a significant change to the infrastructure and order fulfilment, therefore experience of effective change management for internal and external stakeholders is essential Experience using Project methodologies (Six Sigma, Prince2, Agile) Lean / Six Sigma accreditation is preferred although not essential Excellent stakeholder engagement and management skills This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75164845

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