We are looking for a Manager to lead our fast paced operation which delivers tens of thousands of products to hundreds of countries worldwide, every day. In this key role, you will come in to help exceed productivity goals and deliver against customer promises.Ensuring that everything continues to run like clockwork. You will seek transportation, couriers, freight forwarders, and warehouse partner companies who can deliver our safety products to our customers internationally
This is an area with a huge impact both on how the business delivers the customer experience and on bottom line performance. With high levels of fluctuation across people requirements the site can range from 200-1000 people very quickly.You will be expected to design and implement process improvements aimed at streamlining activities while driving up performance and quality.You will be give a real opportunity to shape your area with ideas that could go on to be rolled out across the business. Whatever you're focused on, it will all be aimed at exceeding productivity goals at the same time as ensuring service excellence.
You'll have an impressive track record in a high-volume, fast-paced environments, manufacturing/processing expertise would be desirable.You'll have a thorough grasp of Lean techniques and Six Sigma tools. Chances are you'll be a black belt. You'll also be the kind of person who thrives on change, capable of operating with flexibility and focus. And that will include the flexibility to relocate if necessary. Academically, you're likely to be qualified at MBA level or at least hold a good degree in a relevant subject.
Management and leadership of either operatives or drivers
- KPI planning and control relating to either warehousing or transport
- Contribution to depot continuous improvement initiatives
- Set, monitor and review warehouse KPI's (e.g.. accuracy and productivity, service levels and inventory control).
- Ensure all customer service level agreements are met and report any issues directly to the Operations Manager
Successful candidates will be used to working in Haulage or fast paced environments and will have excellent leadership skills. You will be a good communicator with a strong desire to influence, change and improve. Your previous background is likely to include some unionised people management exposure and demonstration of change management skills