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Operations Manager - 16 Months FTC

Corby, United Kingdom

  • Job ID 01RS1

Operations Manager

Corby

16 Months FTC

As an Operations Manager you will be the functional leadership within the Distribution Centre driving for high performing engaged teams to provide exceptional customer service. You will also act as a role model driving a Health, Safety and Environmental culture through the business to the highest standards of compliance.

Reporting to the VP Supply Chain you will be a part of an organisation that promotes personal development, growth and career progression and who will provide you with the tools and training you need to excel in the industry.


We’ve been on an incredible journey, but the best is yet to come; are you ready to join us?

What you will enjoy doing to be successful in this role 

  • Deliver functional leadership within the Distribution Centre  
  • Have direct responsibility for 2 reports with a team size of up to 250 
  • Actively engage, partner and collaborate internally and externally to exceed expectations of the operation, our suppliers and our customers. 
  • Have full accountability for the creation and delivery of around £6M budget with disciplined cost management 
  • Over achieve on all KPIs in Quality, Service and Cost
  • Identify areas of improvement whilst providing innovative solutions to improve processes 
  • Lead the way on all things Health, Safety and Environmental compliance 
  • Actively promote a transparent and communicative culture 
  • Support your team and identify opportunities for a robust succession planning strategy 

What you will bring to be successful in this role

  • Highly experienced operations manager ideally from an Inbound environment within distribution and budget control
  • Experience of leading a large diverse team with demonstrable success in engagement
  • Ability to communicate and present at all levels
  • Familiar with workflow management and the use of technology including automation
  • Familiar with analytical tools, WMS functionality and software packages such as SAP
  • Track record in identifying areas of improvement, and implementing change
  • High exposure in delivering continuous improvement plans and adopting lean methodology. 
  • Experience in negotiating and influencing across both business stakeholders and external parties 

The good stuff

Innovators and pioneers. Rebels and creators. A global organization of optimists and specialists with big ambitions for the future. You can take control of your future here at RS. We offer all the benefits you’d expect to receive in a progressive global business.

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone. In this role, we can confidently offer the following:

  • Private medical cover for those unexpected moments
  • On top of your 27 days holiday, you can buy extra days to enjoy how you wish
  • Annual bonus to pay for those extra holidays!
  • Generous, market-leading pension; it’s never too early to start planning for your future

Grow in our learning and inclusive culture and be rewarded for your success. Whoever you are, whatever you do and wherever you are; it all starts here.Are you ready to explore the possibilities?

We are RS

We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where people thrive. We recognise that a diverse and representative workforce is critical to our success, and our aim is to create a business where people can be their best selves. Our employees expect this as a matter of course and it is fundamental to how we attract, develop, and hold on to the best talent.

We recruit and develop employees who are the best suited to the requirements of the job role, regardless of gender, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.  We believe everyone should be able to bring their true self to work and be given the opportunities to succeed, find out more here.  If you require any adjustments during this process to ensure you can bring your true self, please let us know.


Increasingly powered by digital technology, we’re our customers’ one-stop-shop for electronic products and industrial components. We began in a north-west London garage supplying spare parts to radio repair shops back in 1937 and we’ve kept transforming for over 80 years. Today, we’re using digital globally to revolutionise the way we do business and strengthen our position as the people engineers turn to for help, advice and knowledge.

We’re proud of what we’ve done, but we’re not sitting back. We’re always looking to make the customer experience simpler, faster and easier. We’re transforming markets and the impact of technology. We’ve widened our services portfolio with innovations from procurement and inventory solutions to 24/7 product support.

We’ve been on an incredible journey, but the best is yet to come; are you ready to join us?