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Systems and Planning First Line Manager

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  • Stowmarket, Suffolk, England
  • Permanent,
  • Warehouse management,
  • 6608
  • 26/01/2024
Job description

Systems and Planning First Line Manager

Gap personnel are proud to be working in partnership with The Range to support the recruitment at their brand-new Distribution Centre, the largest warehouse built in over 5 years in Stowmarket, Suffolk.

This is a permanent position and offers the successful candidate an exciting opportunity to join a fantastic organisation in a progressive environment.

Shift Pattern:  Rotating AM/PM 05:00-13:30 & 13:00-21:30 (4 on 2 off)

4 days on 2 days off schedule being only 244 working days per year (260 on a normal 5-day week)

Annual Salary: Competitive 

 

What makes working for this leading brand different? Well, that's easy:

1 - They are a Sunday Times Top Track 100 company and one of the UK's fastest growing privately owned companies.

2 - The Range has grown enormously since it's inception in 1989, and now has over 200 stores nationwide. People are at the heart of their retail concept, and they want to invest in their staff and make the future extraordinary.

3 - As a result of their success and ongoing expansion plans, they are opening their brand-new distribution centre in Stowmarket and this investment will create great opportunities with excellent onsite facilities and employee benefits.

 

What does the role entail?

      Analyse and plan labour resource requirements both short and long term for optimum performance

KPI production daily, weekly and ad-hoc for management and colleague level consumption

Assist with designing and maintaining excel spread sheets and databases facilitating understanding and efficiencies

Focal point for IT technical guidance, support and asset control

Produce daily operational plan for pick through dispatch

Optimize trailer loading providing load plans through driver paperwork and good communication with the dispatch team

Process improvement plan and continuous improvement across the shift

Support site team with IT technical and training needs

In depth knowledge of the whole end to end process within the DC - support the wider teams in their day-to-day role and any problems that may arise across the shift

 

What skills & experience do we seek?

    Warehouse experience advantageous but not essential
      Comply with all Legal & Company Health & Safety regulations with full support of H&S Manager

Good office etiquette and behaviours. Being a role model of these behaviours within the office and across the team

 

What's in it for you?

      Excellent salary based on experience and qualifications.

31 days annual holiday including bank holidays. (calculated on 244 working days / 2,196 hours worked)

Canteen heavily subsidised

Gym on site free to employees

Parking on site free. Electrical charge units available

Bike parking secure and undercover along with cycle to work funding scheme.

Staff discount in The Range stores plus other shops & stores

 

The process:

Initial telephone/skype interviews will be conducted by a member of the gap personnel team. Following this, successful candidates will be put forward for an interview with The Range and those selected, offered a start date based on availability.

 

Closing date is 6th May 2024

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to therangeapp@gap-personnel.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

 

If this role is permanent, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment business. Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job

Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy