Operations Manager - BA1 - BA22

£45,000 - £50,000
Ref: 167 Date Posted: Tuesday 13 Jul 2021
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An Operations Manager is needed at a food company in Bath to supervise the entire warehouse operation.  This will include managing all strategic and operational aspects of production, planning, machinery, goods in and despatch. The Operations Manager will need at least three years’ experience in logistics/warehousing or manufacturing/production. For the Operations Manager, Ecommerce experience and technical understanding of warehouse and production equipment/machinery is essential. Operations Managers will need an eye for detail and be great with people.

Applications from ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged.



  • Creating a strategic plan for the warehouse which complies with and enhances the company business plan.
  • Ensuring all operational KPI's and company requirements are in place, met, tracked, and challenged.
  • Managing people, and all aspects of goods in receipting, storage, inventory, picking and despatch.
  • Bringing the best out of the team, delegating effectively, motivating them, and getting stuck in.
  • Identifying improvement areas and plans, and implementing systems to boost company effectiveness & productivity.
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with all third-party suppliers, always ensuring smooth delivery of products.
  • Keeping costs down and installing a cost awareness mentality across the team.
  • Supervising activities to ensure the quality of product is maintained ensuring standards are adhered to at all times.
  • Being responsible for adherence to Company SHE (Safety, Health, Environmental) Policies and Procedures


Knowledge, skills and qualifications required:


  • At least 3 years operational management experience working logistics/warehousing or manufacturing/production
  • Experience within an ecommerce and FMCG/ food industry warehouse environment (ideally BRC)
  • A strong technical understanding of warehouse and production equipment/machinery
  • An eye for detail, great at controlling costs
  • A talented people-person, with great mental capacity for problem solving in a fast-paced environment
  • Natural leadership and ability to get the best out of everyone
  • Heaps of ambition and a desire to succeed


Salary: £45,000 to £50,000 DOE

Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance