My Client  are a well-established Retail Organisation who operate within the home improvement solutions space and due to continued growth , are now looking for a  Supply Chain and Operations Lead to join the Team. My Client has been in operation for over 30 years and operate across indoor; outdoor and roofing categories and have an established name within the Trade. Their offices are based in North Dublin close to the Airport and you will be expected to be in the office / warehouse for 3-4 days a week.
Purpose of the role
This role will sit in the Supply Chain and Ops function and will involve managing a team of  9- 10 Warehouse operatives – ( who are a good solid team) and you will have a Warehouse Supervisor assisting you on the management piece and a key aspect is to improve ways of working ; to implement more efficient processes and you will play a vital role in delivering clear communication to not just the Team but various stakeholders.
So why this role?
The growth of the organisation is phenomenal they have obtained double digit growth in the last 5 years.- The last 3-5 years has seen the Business really taken off ! Aside from the growth of the business, it is the complete autonomy that you will be given.   I had a really good meeting with Carol – the Operations Manager who this role will report too and she said“ The role will report to both myself and the MD- this position is a crucial role in the business and we need someone who is a clear communicator; manage a team; not afraid to get their own hands dirty so to speak- and also has an analytical eye- can spot mistakes; indeed identify gaps opportunities and be a clear communicator to other divisions and teams ( i.e sales, procurement, delivery drivers)- there is a lot to the position and we are looking for someone who can make their own.”
Attractive package on offer for the successful candidate- comes with a solid base salary and small bonus- For this role, you must have 2-5 years / Their offices are based in North Dublin and 3 days a week- indeed 4 days at the beginning are mandatory.
This is a fantastic opportunity and Carol said “ Ideally Denis, We- David(MD) and I are looking for someone to tell us what we should be doing – what we could be doing . We have a solid team in place- a super lady on Sales a Procurement manager who knows the business inside out and the Warehouse Ops guys need direction more so than anything else and are keen; hunger to learn.”

• To Build strong working relationships with the sales ; procurement and delivery teams and some external partners..
 • To lead- with the assistance of the Warehouse Supervisor- a team of engaged Warehouse operatives who are keen to learn.
• To spot errors like mispicks, input of wrong data and to improve customer service and to identify gaps for opportunities  to drive extra revenue
•To lead both through people and the system ( WSM) with the ultimate aim of improving ways of working ; saving time and bringing clarity to the Team.
 • Support the overall Ops functions and cross functional colleagues when required
• Engaging in ad-hoc tasks and analysis when required and to attend business meetings ( generally take place on a Friday)

• Demand/Supply planning experience required preferably in FMCG/ Building suppliers area or another fast-paced environment
• Highly proficient in Excel and excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must- people management experience is highly desirable.

For more information please contact Denis Mac Sweeney on 087 977 2742 or email Denis at  . All applications will be treated confidentially.