Operations Manager

Job Title: Operations Manager
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Auckland
Contact Details: Ray Crocker
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Job Published: 7 days ago

Our client provides innovative quality 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 the functional, strategic and operations leadership of the business, which includes all supply chain, procurement, production planning, warehouse and production functions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management, mentoring and leadership of all operations staff nationally
  • Manage the end-to-end supply chain and procurement functions 
  • 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 
  • Product sourcing and contract negotiation in consultation with Product Managers 
  • 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 
  • Leadership experience in a strategic operations/logistic role
  • Proven results 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 than apply here or contact Ray Crocker at Beyond Recruitment on 021 181 6300 for a confidential discussion.

Job Ref: 103817

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