Logistics Operations Manager - Stafford

£45k - 60k per year
31 Jul 2017
25 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Logistics Operations Manager

A competitive salary + car + bonus + benefits

We’ve doubled in size in the last five years. Our stores are springing up all around the country – now no-one is ever more than half an hour away from their nearest Screwfix. Fulfilling over 5 million parcels a year through the Home Delivery network and nearly 100k deliveries per year through the Retail network – our team makes that happen!

The Logistics Operations Manager role

Working closely with our 3rd Party Logistics Provider and a variety of Head Office functions, it will be down to you to ensure that service and cost requirements are met; and that commercial plans are delivered efficiently and reliably. Providing focus, you’ll ensure that operational standards are met and that best practice is shared throughout the network. We work to financial and service objectives; you’ll provide the analytical input to ensure these are met through operational reviews. When it comes BAU logistics issues you’ll be the go to person. Working to make improvements to the cross departmental linkages and supporting the creation and execution of the peak trading plan. Supporting the Development Managers in facilitating continuous improvement you’ll also contribute to the delivery of change and the development strategy. Alongside all of this you’ll contribute rigour to the financial review process to create a strong operational budget (£126Million). A new role to the business, means there’s lots of scope to make a difference in a successful business that’s always looking to develop. You’ll help make decisions that will shape our future.

The skills you need as a Logistics Operations Manager

When it comes to logistics operations, you know your stuff. Ideally, you’ve worked as a Logistics Contract Manager, and have experience of managing a contracted-out Logistics operation. Your sound operational logistics knowledge will mean you have sufficient experience to support and challenge the 3PL. Working cross functionally, you’ll have experience leading collaboratively across different departments/business’ and know how to achieve the required outcomes without a direct reporting line. Analytical, you can effectively analyse and present data to identify trends, make decisions and support proposals. You’ve got a robust understanding of financial process’ having previously held budgetary responsibility whilst sustainably improving service and increasing value. Although based in Stafford, you will be expected to spend 1-2 days a week in our Yeovil Head Office.

Working here

Innovative, successful and growing fast, we’re the UK’s number one supplier to the trade and provide a great service to DIY enthusiasts. We’re also part of Kingfisher plc, Europe’s leading DIY home improvement retailer with £10.8bn annual revenue and over 80,000 employees..

But what’s it really like to work here? The pace is fast and the standards are high. We work very hard to meet the needs of our customers and be even more successful. But make no mistake, we also like to have fun, muck in and support each other. As our people make all the difference, we believe in promoting from within, which is why a career at Screwfix can really take you places.


You’ll receive a competitive salary and a wide range of rewards including 33 days’ holiday and our award-winning company pension scheme. As well as excellent training and ongoing development, you’ll also benefit from life cover, childcare vouchers, 20% discount with Screwfix and B&Q and discounted healthcare and company share save schemes.


If you share our customer first approach – we’ll have a role to suit you.

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Our policy is to employ the best qualified people and provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees including promotion and training and not to discriminate against any person because of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or disability.

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