Date posted: 10/07/2017

Job Details

  • Reference No.HT/413
  • DepartmentOperations
  • Hours per Week40
  • LocationWakefield
  • Grade12
  • Reporting toGeneral Manager
  • Closing Date04/11/2019 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.

The chances are you’ll have eaten our food, so why not share our success and come and work for us?

We’re a leading wholesale food distributor covering the whole of the UK, the preferred supplier for over 60,000 customers and our business is still growing.

This role is based out of our Wakefield depot.  At our depot we make over 3,000 deliveries to our customers each week, we have a number of teams who work together to deliver service excellence to our customers every day.

We are excited to be recruiting for a Head of Operations to join our team. We are searching for a dynamic and passionate individual to bring fresh leadership concepts to our team. As well as being an outstanding leader of people, we are looking for someone with commercial acumen coupled with a customer centric ethos to drive forward operational efficiencies to deliver service excellence to our customers.

This is a fantastic time to be joining the team, to embed a culture that enthuses our values of Care, Share and Dare. We need someone who can think outside the box and strives to make the ordinary, extraordinary!

If this sparks your interest, we’d like to hear from you.

  • Previous experience in an senior level role managing Warehouse and Transport functions.
  • Experience of joint partnerships with a Sales leadership team.
  • 3 years + at Operations level.

Proven experience of developing people and or high performing teams.


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


To apply, please complete an application form which can be collected at any Bidfood depot, or send your CV with a covering letter quoting ref: HT/413 to: Lisa Lamble, Senior HR Business Partner to the email address:

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