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Operations Manager - FMCG

Ref: 77354

  • 60,000-65,000
  • 15 Jun 2022
  • Dublin (South)
  • Permanent

Operations Manager - FMCG

About the Company

Our client supplies fresh goods to more than 1,400 stores, warehouses and offices, bringing trusted fresh produce to towns and cities in every part of the country.

About the Position

Reporting to the Depot Manager the successful candidate will be responsible for managing service excellence for their retailers, leading and developing teams, overseeing a wide range of operational projects and ensuring business targets are met and exceeded. The ideal candidate will be a team player, strategic thinking and a leader of people.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate extensively with the management team
  • Assist the Depot Manager in delivering the business targets
  • Lead a team and assist with the management of multiple teams in the depot
  • Contribute to introducing new initiatives and be influential in change management
  • Work using lean principles as a philosophy and supporting standardisation
  • Health & Safety awareness and ability to put into practice 
  • Resource Projection Planning within budgetary constraints 
  • Budgeting and KPI analysis while focusing on continuous improvements
  • Support the ongoing achievement of accreditations
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with retailers and monitor service levels so they are maintained and exceeded
  • Create high performing teams, continuous improvement and a high performing culture


  • 5+ years in a high performing role within the FMCG industry or a similar role in an industry with a large supply chain network
  • Experience of managing in high volume/turnover business
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Adapt to working in multiple depots across the retail and wholesale Leinster network
  • Customer focused and driven
  • KPI generation and proven analysis to improve processes
  • Ability to develop solutions in a fast-moving environment
  • An aptitude for analytics and a focus on Continuous Improvement
  • Ability to manage change and bring colleagues along the journey of change management
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Appropriate qualification in Management and/or Business will be an advantage

Remuneration Package

Very competitive bonus structure
Free Parking

To discuss this role further or other engineering jobs please contact Diarmuid O'Mahony on 01 5927888 or by email or click the apply button

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