Operations Manager

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Contract Type:
Full Time
Working Pattern:
Monday - Friday
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Job Category:
Support Centre Roles
Support Centre - Ritter
Business Area:
Ritter Courivaud
Makro Meridian Business Park LEICESTER

Whats in it for you

At Booker Group we offer excellent benefits that help make our business a great place to work. These include but aren’t limited to;

A great holiday package

Pension Scheme

Life Assurance Scheme

Save As You Earn Scheme

Give As You Earn Scheme

Free eye tests and subsidised eye care

A commitment to your career development

Discounted shopping in both Tesco and Booker stores

Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile and Tesco Bank

Deals & Discounts through many other external businesses

Free on-site parking

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an Operations Manager to join our Ritter Leicester team. In this role, you will support the Head of Operations by having ownership over the warehouse and transport operation for Ritter Leicester whilst following our policies and procedures to ensure you’re always the most effective people manager.

Part of the Booker Group, Ritter Courivaud are importers of fine foods, supplying an exclusive range of fresh food and other speciality food for a number of prestigious accounts nationwide. 

You will be responsible for

Working closely with the senior management team, to ensure procedures and performance are adhered to as well as maximising service levels. 

Being a pro-active, supportive and reliable people manager, bringing out the best in both managers, supervisors and the wider team. 

Building and implementing effective plans to improve customer satisfaction – increasing efficiency and improving accuracy. 

Ensuring the team always Safe, Secure & Legal, are following company procedures and maintain accurate records

You will need

To be successful in this role, you will be a results driven experienced people manager, with excellent communication skills and the ability to negotiate and influence at all levels both internally and externally

Proven experience in a warehouse or transport environment with a similar headcount in a team of approx 25 heads

Past experience within the food sector would be advantageous 

You will be able to manage expectations, driven by your strong organisation skills and the ability to prioritise and keep to tights deadlines, as well as having a strong customer service orientation and excellent attention to detail

We're looking for someone who can get passionate about our customers to help drive our business forward

About The Company

Be part of something special.  Join our team at Booker.

Booker is the UK's leading food & drink wholesaler. We are privileged to serve independent retailers, caterers and small businesses, from locations across the country. 

 Booker Group comprises of Booker Wholesale, Makro, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter Courivaud and Chef Direct.  Our customers include Premier, Family Shopper, Budgens and Londis retailers and we have one shared aim - improving choice, price and service for all our customers.

 Our business is incredibly diverse, so it takes a wide range of skills to deliver the exceptional service our customers require.

 Wherever you join us, you’ll be part of an organisation that will help your career to keep moving forward.

*Booker Group is part of Tesco plc, however is operated separately from the core Tesco business and as such the benefits offered will be different from those offered at Tesco*