Operations Manager

  • Job Reference: 1185729800A0
  • Date Posted: 2 July 2024
  • Employer: GXO Logistics
  • Website: www.gxo.com
  • Location: Newark, Nottinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics

Job Description

Are you looking for a new challenge and enjoying working in a fast-paced environment? Do you thrive on driving continuous improvement? Do you want to join a rewarding company that acknowledges your hard work and supports with your career progression? We have the perfect opportunity for you!


Here at GXO Logistics, we're looking for an Operations Manager to provide expert leadership and direction across our operation, ensuring a high-quality and safe service is delivered to all our customers. Working at our expanding, multi-contract site based in Ollerton, you'll be responsible for preparing and managing the warehouse budget and business plans, whilst supporting and managing the development of your team.


Your working hours will be 4 on 4 off days, between the hours of 06:00am to 18:00pm however, some flexibility may be required.


Pay, benefits and more:


We're looking to offer a salary of up to £50,000 per annum and 23 days holiday (Including bank holidays). Your benefits package includes flexible dental insurance plans, a company sponsored pension scheme, a 24/7 online GP service, life assurance and a fully comprehensive employee assistance programme. You'll also have access to our MyBenefits platform offering a variety of high street discounts, a cycle to work scheme, cashback cards, a saving scheme and much more!


What you'll do on a typical day:


  • Set individual safety objectives for all members of the team and ensure that the site's safety performance is met
  • Produce and review forecasts with the customer in line with business performance
  • Utilise labour and other resources to effectively manage the overall warehouse operation
  • Monitor your team's performance against customer KPIs, ensuring targets are met
  • Drive change and continuous improvement initiatives


What you need to succeed at GXO:


  • Proven successful warehouse management and transport operations experience is essential
  • Strong team management and coaching skills, coupled with the ability to drive and implement change
  • Highly analytical and IT literate
  • Experience working with internal and external customers, with the ability to influence stakeholders


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. GXO is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate, support and thrive on diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  We believe that diversity and inclusion in our business is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We are an Armed Forces friendly organisation and Disability Confident Leader 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.