Material Operations Manager

Job description

Sigmar Recruitment have a fantastic new opportunity for an experienced Material Operations Manager to work with our innovative and market-leading client in Cork. This roles offers exceptional working conditions as well as excellent salary and benefits.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of a high performing team consisting of approximately 14 members of staff across the shipping, dispensing and warehousing departments. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator with a passion for people management and implementing processes and structure to support daily tasks.

Core Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support, lead and manage all team members across warehousing, shipping and dispensing
  • Ensure outgoing shipments are organised efficiently in order to meet deadlines
  • Develop continuous improvement strategies and identify areas of opportunity throughout the warehouse and logistics function
  • Promote use of operational excellence tools and encourage high performance behaviours
  • Act as coach/mentor for your team, providing training as required
  • Facilitate quality investigations ensuring their timely completion
  • Identify resource, systems and process requirements across the warehouse and logistics function
  • Represent Material Operations group at relevant meetings
  • Take a proactive approach to health and safety standards and practices


Candidate Specification:

  • Minimum of 3 years management experience
  • APICS certification preferred (CPIM, CRIM, CSCP)
  • 6+ years experience working within a warehouse setting
  • Strong experience using Oracle ERP
  • Previous experience with cold chain logistics desired but not essential
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Proven ability to collaborate across multiple functions of a business
  • Sound knowledge and experience of Lean and Six Sigma practices
  • High level of proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project)


If this sounds like the role for you, call Rebecca on 021-4847137 or email your CV direct to, TODAY!