Deputy Warehouse Operations Manager – Global Leader Ref: 15309

Circa 48500 DOE, plus 7% bonus Plus Excellent Company Benefits

Ready to advance your career with a global leader that understands that success results from the incredible hardworking, dedicated, and diverse people like you we are proud to call our colleagues?

If you want to advance your career with a $9 billion leader that can provide you with stability and exciting challenges, whilst supporting your personal growth and career ambitions, we’d love to hear from you.

Role Info:

Deputy Site Operations Manager – Global Chemicals Market Leader
Circa 48500 DOE, plus 7% bonus
Plus Excellent Company Benefits
Permanent – Full Time – Hours of work …. 37.5 hrs week with the flexibility to change working hours to support the business needs.
Company: Global Distributor of chemicals & ingredients used in everyday products

We're on the lookout for an excellent communicator to join the team as a Deputy Operations Manager at our chemical distribution site and take the lead across our warehousing and administration functions. The site is 24/5, fast paced and distributes 3000 tons a month into the South of the country.

As well as delivering the daily objectives, we are keen to streamline processing and would be looking for this role to deliver a full review and simplification of present processes.

You will have the ability to influence, inspire and motivate others to reach higher standards and performance. Experience of SAP would be an advantage, as would previous experience with RF/barcoding. Qualifications/experience of lean processing/continuous improvement models is a necessity.

What we can offer you:

You’ll receive a highly competitive remuneration package including an annual performance related bonus. You’ll get exclusive access to a huge range of discounts and benefits through our U-Benefits site as well as massive discounts on a fantastic range of products sold by Univar Speciality Consumables.

You’ll get 33 days annual leave per year and can buy or sell days too. We’ll give you access to a generous pension scheme which can be enhanced to well above the legal minimum and peace of mind with death in service benefits. To help support your physical and mental wellbeing you can join our cycle to work scheme, discounted private healthcare plan and will have access to 24/7 counselling and wellbeing support through our Employee Assistance Programme.

What you’ll deliver day-to-day:

+ Line Management responsibility for Warehouse Team Leaders and Administration Manager with a reporting line of 20 colleagues.
+ Leading the team through the daily objectives, ensuring resources are in line with daily volumes, key tasks are assigned and milestones throughout the day are achieved through the team.
+ Reviewing processing, identifying bottlenecks/re-work, leading the team through a series of process reviews, and delivering the change required.
+ Ensuring best in class stock management principles are in place and adhered to and that the 2 million pounds of inventory is well managed. The site has 3,000 plus pallet spaces and a review of storage/layout is underway and support for this would fall into key responsibilities.
+ Reporting into the Site Operations Manager you will be responsible for updating against daily objectives and presenting process improvements as well as deputizing during periods of holiday and absence.
+ Developing a working relationship with the Regional Transport Manager to ensure that warehousing and administration processes dovetail into transportation processes.
+ Ensuring that our core guiding principle of ‘Serious about Safety’ is translated at the coalface and delivered in everything we do.

About You:

+ You are a UK resident and currently living in the UK.
+ You have the right to work in the UK – an offer of employment is subject to satisfactory proof of this.
+ You are customer focused.
+ You have excellent numerical, analytical and computer skills.
+ You have the ability to work under pressure, delegate tasks and get the very best from the team.
+ Experience of SAP would be an advantage, as would previous experience with RF/barcoding.
+ Qualifications/experience of lean processing/continuous improvement models is essential..

Who we are:

With revenues in excess of $9 billion, Univar Solutions is one of the largest chemical distribution businesses in the world. Our portfolio spans almost every industry, ranging from food ingredients and automotive to pharmaceutical, cosmetic and manufacturing industries. We deliver industry-leading products, services and technical support to help our customers find the right solution to their problems.

We are committed to fair employment practices for all our employees, regardless of race, nationality, religion or belief, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, maternity status or any other status protected by law.

Our Values:

+ Serious about safety
+ We do what we say
+ Where people matter
+ Valuable to others
+ Together we win

Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Team who will review your application within 1-2 business days.

You may have worked in the following capacities: Deputy Operations Manager, Operations Manager, Warehouse Manager, Warehousing.

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