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Recruiting now for a high level

Operations Manager

South Bucks. £45-50K pa plus benefits

Working in the UK office of a fast growing consumer electronics / telecoms company, the role reports directly to the Managing Director of the UK and forms an integral part of the group operations team which is managed by the Operations Manager in the European HQ.

Ross McKerron, Owner Power Information Gathering Services

A very genuine and knowledgeable sales professional with real drive. Results driven, but always displays great integrity. One of those guys who really does know what he's talking about- unfortunately, not all that common these days.

The successful candidate will have at least 5 years’ experience of operations management in a company where product is being manufactured in the Far East, shipped in to the UK and distributed in UK / Ireland. 

They will have a thorough understanding of all key sales processes including import, sales logistics, warranty returns, sales forecasting, stock management, warehouse management, QC and order processing to ensure all customer delivery requirements are met consistently. 

It is vital that the successful applicant can demonstrate their understanding of the use and importance of a business operating system, ideally Microsoft Dynamics NAV, SAP or similar.

The role will also involve managing a small team which covers all aspects of back office support to the sales team, so managerial/supervisory experience is required. 

Our client a product company, manufacturing in the Far East and selling through many consumer goods channels in the UK. The ability to demonstrate a professional and efficient operation is key to the company’s ambitions and growth plans. 


Managing the UK operation order book and ensuring customer orders are booked and delivered as per their                       specification

Import handling duties including document filing and transfer, stock control,

Coordination with Operations Managers in other regions for products, stock, technical issues, support, Navision,                 reworks / stock optimization and training

Daily ship method decision of goods from China

Coordination forecast work and UK purchase planning input

Coordinating with Managing Director and National Account Managers

Responsible for UK warehouse (contact, communication, transfer orders, QC, stock takes, rework)

Ensuring effective communication with customers

Product Rework handling UK

Budget and cost follow up of operations

Manage and enforce UK distribution transport contracts

Manage regulatory reports such as WEEE, market stats and other legal

Navision key user, ensuring regular training of the UK team and process documentation

Managing the roles and tasks of the sales back-office staff


The role is office based and  is the contract hours are 9am - 5pm, however the UK office is part of a global organisation so the the candidate will need to be flexible on occasion to attend group conference meetings and ensure that all daily operations are complete by the end of each day.

Key skills:

        Experienced with operating system such as Microsoft Dynamics NAV

National and International trade experience

Leadership and proven ability to delegate

Good initiative

Advanced MS excel user

Decision maker

If you think you may be the person we are looking for, contact Ian Murdoch on 07525 911894 or send your CV with a covering letter by clicking here