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Head of Operations

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Company: Cast UK
Contract: PERM
Location: Burton Latimer, United Kingdom

Head of Operations

Burton Latimer

Competitive Salary

Role Profile

Bunzl Retail Supplies are excited to be commissioning their new 231,000 square foot facility in Burton Latimer in June 2020 and Cast UK have been chosen as their exclusive partner for their recruitment requirements on site. Bunzl Retail are part of the FTSE100 listed Bunzl PLC. Also operating out of the Burton Latimer site and part of Bunzl Retail Supplies will be Woodway UK, Lightning Packaging Supplies, Keenpac and Classic Bag.


Leading the day to day operations on this new site will be a Head of Operations. The Head of Operations will report into the Operations Director and will be responsible for ensuring the site is servicing its customers with best in class warehousing and distribution, delivering on time and in full.


The Head of Operations will play a key role in a new site which will be the biggest across the Bunzl estate in the UK.


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide overall management and leadership to the site, overall headcount of circa 100
  • Ensure warehouse operational costs are controlled and maintained within budget
  • Collation of all MI information for the operation in readiness for daily/monthly reviews with the Ops Director
  • Significant focus on cost control including reporting and forecasting
  • Manage relationships with various stakeholders both internal and external
  • Communicate effectively across all department and shift to ensure continuity
  • Manage, support and coach the management team ensuring effective progression plans are in place
  • Ensure staff engagement and welfare levels are positive and in line with mission, vision and values


Skills & Experience Required

  • Must have experience of managing busy & complex operations in excess of 150,000 square foot
  • Strong leadership skills with focus on colleague engagement, empowerment and overall development
  • Commercially astute with experience in managing significant budgets and P&L's
  • Proven track record of managing operational change and delivering operational efficiency and service level agreements


About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit






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