Operations Manager

Job Title: Operations Manager
Location: Auckland
Contact Details: Ray Crocker
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Job Published: 26 days ago

Our client provides innovative quality Industrial products to the residential and commercial building sector throughout New Zealand and Australia and they have a vacancy for an experienced Operations Manager to join their Auckland based business.

As a member of the SLT you will be responsible for strategic and operational leadership of the business, including Procurement, Supply Chain, S&OP, DIFOT, Warehouse and production functions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management, mentoring and leadership of all operations staff nationally
  • Lead all procurement activity – sourcing, negotiation & contract management
  • End-to-end supply chain function. 
  • Develop and execute S&OP demand planning initiatives and inventory plans
  • Implement S&OP training programmes to improve the skills the wider business 
  • Drive the development of a continuous improvement and problem-solving culture 
  • Manage and develop effective and professional supplier relationships 
  • Provide expertise and develop a robust category and supplier management framework 
  • Champion the Health and Safety program, processes, & compliance
  • Manage all warehouse activity, stock analysis and obsolescence
  • Develop a culture focused on DIFOT and continuous improvement
  • Ensure stock accuracy targets are met
  • Provide monthly analysis & reporting on all warehouse & production activity
  • Actively participate in SLT Meetings with a focus on strategic & operations input

Skills & Experience Required

  • Relevant tertiary qualification 
  • Proven Procurement experience (Asian Markets)
  • Leadership experience in a strategic operations/logistic role
  • Experience driving continuous improvement DIFOT
  • End-to-end Supply Chain & Procurement knowledge
  • Effective communication and negotiations experience
  • The ability to build strong internal and external stakeholder relationships

If you believe you have the skills and experience to be successful in this business-critical role then apply here or contact Ray Crocker at Beyond Recruitment on 021 181 6300 for a confidential discussion.

Job Ref: 103969

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