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Senior Operations Manager

Bolton, Lancashire
Job Type
23 Sep 2022
Senior Operations ManagerJob ID: Amazon UK Services Ltd.Job summary
Operations is at the heart of Amazon customer experience. Each action we undertake is done on behalf of our customers, as our goal is to meet their expectations.
The role of senior Operations Manager is a critical position and delivers huge impact both on the customer experience and on bottom line performance within the Site. Reporting directly to the General Manager of the building, you will be providing motivational and inspirational guidance to Operations and Area Managers, helping them develop themselves, their teams and every aspect of their departments.

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  • Overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of all site Operations functions
  • Maintain health and safety standards within area and promote a positive health and safety culture on site
  • Identify and drive positive process improvements for the business
  • Ensure site practices are fully compliant with legislation and policy
  • Mentor, train and develop teammates for career progression and learning
  • Measure and evaluate the departmental goals and all work processes
  • Partnership with different teams to develop new operating opportunities
  • Ownership of all key metrics and site scorecard - Safety, Engagement, Quality, Delivery & Productivity.
  • Drive engagement and alignment towards a common goal
About the team
What we offer:
  • Super-fast and dynamic environment
  • Opportunities to start new initiatives
  • Ability to initiate innovation
  • Ability to influence on a global level
  • Opportunities to streamline organisations and be part of a unique journey
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
  • Direct experience managing teams and managers in complex matrix organisations
  • Direct experience managing cross-functional stakeholders
  • Business acumen in order to drive the business towards meeting specific Operations goals
  • Continuous improvement experience (Lean Six Sigma/Kaizen)
  • Management experience in a manufacturing, production or distribution environment preferred; other industries are also welcomed.
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  • Job Reference: 719190529-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Amazon UK
    Amazon UK
  • Location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent