Head of Warehouse Operations

Location Huddersfield
Discipline: Logistics & Supply Chain
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + £5k Car Allowance + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Contact email: team@indigosearch.co.uk
Job ref: 10232_1651866884
Published: 10 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Indigo Search have been engaged by a fast-paced & growing business to recruit for a Head of Warehouse Operations position based in the Huddersfield area.

Reporting into the Main Board, this role would suit a Head of Logistics, Logistics Director, Warehouse General Manager, Distribution Centre Manager or Senior Logistics Manager with experience of managing multi-client portfolios within a fast-paced Warehouse operations setting.


  • Management of the Flagship DC for a growing 3PL business - predominantly Goods In, Putaway, Despatch, H&S, Stock & Customer exposure.
  • Multi-site Warehouse Management responsibility across Yorkshire.
  • Strategic Warehouse Management Planning - including existing site improvements and sourcing new sites.
  • Responsibility for up to 170 full time employees + agency staff.
  • Significant Change Management - including people & processes.
  • WMS implementation.
  • Management of a budget of £12 million P&L.
  • Engagement, Coaching and Mentoring of your team.
  • Operational Projects.


  • Logistics Director, Head of Logistics, Warehouse General Manager or Distribution Centre Manager
  • Multi-Site Warehouse Management experience - ESSENTIAL
  • Multi-contract 3PL experience - DESIRABLE
  • Open Book and Closed Book 3PL experience - DESIRABLE
  • Strong & demonstrable pedigree of significant Change Management.
  • Strong customer/client-centric approach.
  • Overall management responsibility for at least 150 heads or more.
  • WMS implementation experience - DESIRABLE
  • Front-foot & hands-on leadership style.
  • Robust personality - able to challenge the status quo and drive Change.
  • Able to liaise from shop-floor to Board level.
  • Keen to leave a lasting impact and legacy on the wider business.
  • Motivated by a high-paced, forward-thinking role within a dynamic and growth-driven business.
  • Able to commute to the Huddersfield area on a daily basis.


With over 18 years expertise in the Logistics/Supply Chain sector - Indigo Search recruit for management, director & executive roles across the UK.