Supplychain Operations Manager

Limerick, Full Time

Our Client due to continuos Growth are seeking an experienced Supplychain Operations Manager to join their business. 


The Operations Manager is a strategic role that deals with planning, coordinating, administration and general management issues, which include the day-to-day management of staff and overseeing work organised by transport planners and delivered by Drivers.


Key Responsibilities

  • Work as a key member of the senior team within the Warehouse & Logistics division to shape and implement a comprehensive plan for Operations. Supporting the National & international Transport teams
  • Responsibility for the setting the budgets for the year and the P&L of the business unit.
  • Motivating, organising and encouraging teamwork within the department to ensure that the supply, quality of service are maintained in a cost effective manner;
  • Improve efficiencies and increase productivity and profitability through improved fleet management
  • Monitoring and Managing the quality of service the customer is receiving;
  • Liaising with the Garage Manager to ensure the planned maintenance of vehicles, machinery and equipment is happening.
  • Leading the integration of the systems to ensure the effectiveness of the department 
  • Run the department in a cost effective and efficient manner to generate a return on assets
  • Produce daily/weekly operational KPI and management briefing reports
  • Safely manage the department ensuring compliance with legislation and company standards.
  • Set clear KPI’s for each employee in order to develop the team to their full potential.
  • Prepare annual budgets based on volume plans.
  • Produce Weekly & Monthly Logistics reports
  • Be responsible for setting up an on call roster and available for out of hour’s incidents to ensure the smooth running of the transport operation.
  • Overall responsibility for driver hours, tachograph and working time legislation, supported by administration and planning support.
  • Responsibility for the transport planning team.
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of all necessary accreditation and licences required in support of the business.


Job Requirements:

  • Third level qualification
  • Be highly motivated individual that has a minimum 5 years’ experience managing within an industrial transport and/or supply chain that shows strong organisational and planning skills.
  • Knowledge and ability to understand key legislative regulations.
  • Proven Leadership skills to include leading Change and in particular cultural change.  
  • High level of diagnostic and problem solving skills in an operations environment.  
  • Proven people management skills to include team building, people development and the ability to motivate staff. 
  • Proven Communication Skills along with a track record of influencing others to deliver business objectives 
  • Strong verbal, communication and IT skills – Microsoft packages.



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