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Senior Operations Manager

Date: 23-Sep-2022

Location: Barnsley, GB

Company: GXO Logistics

Are you looking for a new challenge and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment? Maybe you’re looking to develop your career and become a Site Manager?


Here at GXO Logistics, we have an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Operations Manager to lead and develop our actively growing site based in Barnsley. Taking full responsibility for the performance of a fast-moving manufacturing and distribution operation, you will lead and effectively manage all warehouse-related activities ensuring that customer service levels are achieved and continuously improved whilst maintaining QHSE compliance.


You’ll be working Monday – Friday, on a fixed-term 6-month contract, however, a flexible approach is required.


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a competitive salary of between £45,000 to £50,000 depending on experience. In addition, we offer 25 days of annual leave (plus bank holidays). You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension, and many other perks.


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • Overseeing the site operating budget, identifying cost-saving initiatives, and ensuring all H&S legislation and standards are maintained

  • Establishing positive and progressive employee relations to include managing absence, performance, and talent development

  • Provision of MI reporting and insight to both GXO Management and our Customer, ensuring that site operational KPI’s are met or exceeded

  • Accountable for overall communication and engagement strategy with all stakeholders including Customer, Trade Unions (Transport), wider GXO and all employees on site


What you need to succeed at GXO:


  • Proven successful experience at a senior level in Logistics - both in warehousing and transport operations

  • Previous experience of managing complex and challenging Trade Union relationships

  • Excellent knowledge of continuous improvements techniques (Pipeline Development and Business Case Approval) and being committed to achieving and sustaining an exceptional level of QHSE across all operations

  • Proven experience of managing customer relationships at a senior level


We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains.


GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work. At GXO Logistics UK we are Disability Confident Committed as part of the Disability Confident Scheme (GIS) and actively welcome applications from people with disabilities.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here.