Job Details

  • Reference No.LMF/1431
  • DepartmentOperations
  • Hours per Week40
  • LocationWakefield
  • Grade12
  • Reporting toGeneral Manager
  • Closing Date24/07/2017 12:00 am
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Head of operations – Wakefield

This is an exciting time to be part of Bidfood as we strive to achieve our 2020 Company vision. We are seeking an established and successful head of operations to support the on-going operation of the Wakefield depot and support the achievement of this vision.

This vital role will manage and develop the operations team, and enhance the critical relationships/processes affecting the sales team and region, to facilitate profitable service to customers and depot budget achievements.

You’ll be capable of leading and engaging transport and warehouse teams, inspiring them to reach their full potential while integrating their operations with the sales teams to ensure optimum customer satisfaction, retention and repeat business.

You will uphold good management practices and ensure these are developed in all those around you, including central support functions. This will include holding responsibility for all health and safety, audit and legal requirements ensuring the depot is fully compliant.

Your success will be measured in commercial terms through profitability, cost control, service delivery and retention, but also in the people and team performance levels and the way they all contribute to the overall operation and success of the depot.

You must have previous experience in a similar, fast-paced environment, where you have managed and developed teams successfully. You will be an expert influencer and motivator; skilled at harnessing and developing the collective skills in those around you.


Pension, 25 days holiday pa, healthcare cash plan, childcare vouchers, personal accident scheme, employee discounts.


To apply, please forward your CV, including the reference LMF/1431 to Martin Cook, Bidfood, Express Way, Wakefield Europort, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF6 2TZ /

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