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Front Line Manager

Location: Nelson, North West

Pay: £36400 per annum

Sector: Warehouse and Distribution

Job Type: Permanent

Date Added: 09-10-2018

Expiry Date: 30-11-2018

The gap personnel group are acting as an Employment Agency.

ROLE TITLE: Front Line Manager BENEFITS: Contributory Pension Plan, Staff shop vouchers, 25 holidays plus statutory holidays, Free car parking. Performance related Bonus Scheme (5% Annual Salary), private health care, group income protection HOURS: 42 per week (Continental Shift Pattern) DEPARTMENT: Logistics LOCATION: Nelson REPORTING TO: Site Warehouse Manager KEY PURPOSE OF THE ROLE: ? To effectively lead a warehouse shift team of employees, empowering them to be self motivated, develop and drive Key performance targets, provide feedback on a regular basis to the Warehouse Manager and communicate to the work force the team and company objectives. ? To achieve optimal service levels for all internal and external customers, ensuring consistent approach to standards and behaviours across the shift teams. PERFORMANCE CRITERIA:- ? Develop and manage the Shift team by managing performance and behaviours to achieve the defined standards. ? Ensure compliance to all Company Health and Safety and GMP standards at all times, always working in a health and safety conscious manner and aware of any issues that may arise from your own actions. ? To supervise and manage agreed budgets and capital expenditure specific to your area of control. ? Ensure regular audits of area and equipment are maintained. ? Collaboratively work with the Shift Management team to ensure consistent standards are applied and all service expectations and department KPI’s are achieved (internal and external). ? To ensure accurate control of all finished goods, raw materials and packaging, ensuring total traceability of product via the warehouse management system ? To ensure the accurate and efficient management of all warehouse functions, particularly receipt, storage and despatch of all finished goods. ? To manage and develop a shift team to a level that accommodates optimum completion of all required tasks KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:- ? Understanding and awareness of Warehousing, stock control processes and related equipment. ? Ability to analyse, understand and communicate data. ? Ability to understand the principles and processes of effective communication/presentation and when/how to apply them in all aspects of the role. ? Results Focus. The proven ability to develop and motivate direct reports ensuring, by managing through people processes and policies, maximum performance output is achieved. COMPETENCES, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS :- ? Experience of leading and managing people within a FMCG environment. Preferably educated to ILM level 3 or equivalent in Logistics Field. ? Project Management Skills ? Good Organisational Skills. Be able to manage resource, equipment and related costs to meet service requirements ? Lean Qualifications to include root Cause Analysis Skills ? Strong interpersonal and communication skills. ? Effective Leadership skills. Ability to inspire, motivate, direct and guide others. To be decisive, pro-active and assertive. ? Proven ability to define and manage to clear process standards. ? Systems: Have good Operational Knowledge of the Business Systems. IT literate – Word, Excel and PowerPoint No: OPFLM/N ISSUE DATE: 01/03/2015 Rev No: 1 2 of 2 ? To be able to resolve conflict and build effective relationships with internal/external customers/suppliers KEY REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: ? Internal: Reports to Site Warehouse Manager. Strong inter-department relationships with Operations Manager, Production Shift Managers, Quality Team, Customer service Team, Great Bear logistics ? External: Ability to manage supplier performance and liaise with Customers/Auditors when necessary. Health and Safety All employees must abide by the company’s Health and Safety policy and comply with the responsibilities for their job as detailed within the policy. All employees must take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and anyone else that may be affected by their acts or omissions and co- operate with their employer or anyone else in the performance of their statutory duties. All employees shall not intentionally or recklessly interfere with or misuse anything provided in the interests of health, safety or welfare. Environmental All employees will be asked to help the company in respect to it’s environmental objectives and targets, they must be mindful of company’s environmental policy, environmental permit that the site operates under and the sites’ environmental management system that details how each site conducts its operating practices and the roles and responsibilities through the organisation to ensure the environmental policy is sustained. Food Safety, Legality and Quality of products All employees must follow and abide by the company’s policies and operating practices regarding food safety, quality and legality as detailed within the individual sites HACCP/SPEQ plan. All employees should adhere to the Company GMP policy at all times. It is the employee’s responsibility to alert their Supervisor of any issues that could affect the product in relation to food safety, quality & legality.

The gap personnel group 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.

For more information on this vacancy, please contact Michala James on 01254 915000.

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