Head of Logistics / Operations Manager

Job Ref:



Banbury, Leamington Spa, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Coventry, Rugby, Redditch, Stratford – upon - Avon, United Kingdom

Location Category:

South West  South East  South  Midlands  Central UK 


££Competitive Basic + Generous Benefits

Salary Category:

Competitive / Details on request

The Consultant:
Kayleigh Bradley

As one of Glen Callum’s Senior Consultants I recruit for a wide range of roles; however, I specialise in dealing with OEM, Vehicle Manufacturer and Aftermarket clients, finding fantastic engineering, sales, marketing and product management candidates.


Head of Logistics / Operations Manager

Automotive Aftermarket

Our client is a globally successful manufacturer with a worldwide consolidated t/o of several billion euro, supplying a huge range of parts and components into a wide range of sectors including: automotive & CV OE & aftermarket, on and off-highway, rail, agri and more.

 They are seeking a Head of Operations and Logistics to join their successful UK team.  This is a newly created role, working closely with the Managing Director of the UK and also the Regional Order Fulfilment Director EMEA to oversee warehousing, logistics, planning and purchasing operations in the UK.

 Ideally located – Banbury, Leamington Spa, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Coventry, Rugby, Redditch, Stratford – upon – Avon

 ££Competitive Basic + Generous Benefits

The Candidate:

  • Able to demonstrate expertise in materials flow and physical operations, ideally within a warehouseenvironment, coupled with the ability to demonstrate experience in forecasting, planning, orderingand inventory management.
  • Lean Management skills, ideally with a working knowledge of 6-Sigma.
  • Proven leadership experience with a ‘hands-on’ approach.
  • Our ideal candidate will be a confident presenter and communicator, who can perform within a complex, international and corporate environment.
  • Strong PC skills are a must for this role including Microsoft Office.
  • Other key software packages include SAP or comparable ERP packages and planning software (such as APO or Add*one).
  • We are interested in speaking with candidates with operations, logisticswarehousing or orderfulfilment experience from automotiveFMCGwholesale or retail industries.

The Role

  • Manage the day to day order fulfilment operations, ensuring all customer requirements are achieved on time in full.
  • Take responsibility for operations and logistics budgets and forecasts.
  • Take the lead on all continuous improvement activities, making sure all KPI’s are met.
  • Manage and develop the planning and warehousing teams including warehousing, logistics, planning and purchasing functions.
  • Become a key member of senior management team, contributing to strategic and business plans.

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the position of Head of Logistics / Operations Manager please forward your CV to Kayleigh Bradley, Senior Recruiter at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Kayleigh directly for a further chat on the job.

Kayleigh is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Kayleigh and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!


Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

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