Senior Operations Manager - Automotive Logistics (EXPIRED)


Transport & Logistics

70297 Annual


Contract type: Full time, 9 month Fixed Term ContractLocation: DE12 - Appleby MagnaHours: 40 hours per weekSalary: Up to £70,297 pa plus car allowance, 33 days holiday, pension, bonus, family healthcare, life assurance, employee assistance programme, wellbeing support, and flexible benefits scheme. About the RoleRelationships mean everything to us, and this one is particularly special. You'll have an important part to play in automotive success that spans nearly 50 years. Unipart Logistics (UL) has secured a contract to run the new, custom-built Jaguar Land Rover Global Parts Logistics Centre at Appleby Magna in Leicestershire. The operation will be housed at Jaguar Land Rover's new Mercia campus, one of the largest UK warehouse developments for a single customer. With a multimillion-pound major facility investment program already underway, we would like you to join us and be part of the largest automotive logistics project in the UK.As a Senior Operations Manager, responsible for multi unit management, you will ensure that operational performance meets business targets and clients' expectations in all respects and that a robust plan is in place to deliver improvement based on the principals of the Unipart Way. You will become and ambassador and champion for the Unipart Way and an authority in the underlying philosophy, principals, and processes.As part of your key responsibilities you'll:
  • Ensure that operational performance meets business targets and clients' expectations in all respects and that a robust plan is in place to drive operational improvements and cost down initiatives based on the principals of the Unipart Way
  • Focus on Operational Processes, Procedures, and Project Delivery
  • Be accountable for setting operational objectives in accordance with business plans and targets
  • Ensure operational improvement plans are in place focused on the principals of the Unipart Way
  • Be responsible for compliance with health and safety regulations and environmental and quality standards
  • Be responsible for the care and security of products across the warehouse. Monitoring and Measuring
  • Have overall accountability for operational performance to Service Level Agreements and Key Performance Indicators
  • Monitor performance through operational reviews and audits
  • Have overall accountability for compliance with legal and ethical people management practice
  • Be responsible for resource management and ensuring that resource skills and levels are consistent with medium and long term business plans
  • Ensure effective two way communication processes with teams and managers
  • Respond to escalations and deal with them effectively
  • Ultimately be responsible for employee relations success
About YouWe'd love you to have the following skills and experience, but please apply if you think you'd be able to perform well in this role!
  • Worked in automotive logistics or FMCG environments
  • Self-motivated individual with an analytical mind and an eye for detail
  • Strong planning, organisational and time management skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer focused
  • Strong problem solving skills, with a continuous improvement mind-set
  • Strong administrative and IT skills
  • Experience of managing busy/complex operational teams
  • Strong team management skills
  • Track record of leading and delivering quality through process adherence
Our recruitment and selection process has been developed to ensure that it is consistent, fair and provides equality of opportunity - all selection decisions are based solely on technical and behavioural competencies. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, colour, or nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, disability, religion or belief, age or any other current or future protected characteristic as defined in the current Equality Act of England and Wales. As an organisation we also promote an environment which encourages diversity of characteristics and thought, where you feel included, safe and confident to be the best version of yourself and do your best work every day.You may have experience in the following roles: Operations Manager, Logistics Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Warehouse Manager, Distribution Manager, Production Manager, Automotive Logistics Specialist, Fulfilment Manager, Transportation Manager, Fleet Manager, Inventory Control Manager, Manufacturing Operations Manager, Continuous Improvement Manager, etc. REF-


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