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Control Room Team Manager

Salary: £30,000 + Excellent Benefits PackageStart date: ASAPLocation: OldhamContract type: Permanent

Job description

Location: Oldham  

Salary: £30,000

Hours: Shifts (Days & Nights)

We are currently recruiting for a control room team manager on behalf of one of the most dynamic and successful businesses in the UK.

We are looking for a forward thinking control room professional that has an understanding of high volume warehousing.

The ideal candidate for this challenging role will have experience of managing automation and systems software, including the flow and control of orders (inbound and outbound) within the distribution centre.

The company are offering a competitive starting salary and benefits package along with excellent opportunities for personal development and career progression. Choosing a role within this organisation will put you at the heart of their supply chain. You will be part of a team keeping the operations running smoothly and working with some of the latest cutting-edge technology within a state-of-the-art distribution centre.

Role Purpose

To assist the Control Room Shift Manager to ensure that Control Room teams carry out consistent operating practices across the 24hr/7day pattern and to deputise in the absence of the Control Room Manager when necessary.

Key Responsibilities

To ensure all key performance indicators are monitored and achieved through effective management of direct reports.  

To contribute to and support the day to day operational strategy through effective communication and the proactive approach to management of automation.

To have accountability and responsibility for the performance of the department(s) and achievement of all KPI’s.

To ensure that all Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) are met.

To partner with peers and other key contacts throughout Distribution, Head Office and Stores.

To identify opportunities and initiatives for continuous improvements in ways of working, quality, consistency and effectiveness.

To provide management colleagues and 3rd party suppliers with statistical reports, analysis and recommendations to help to drive continuous improvement. 

To attend management and project meetings in the absence of the Control Room Manager to provide advice and guidance in relation to Control Room activities and systems and the impact of these on proposed operational plans.

Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience

PC literate, with the ability & willingness to learn & become expert in new systems

Ability to problem solve & create process improvements

Significant amount of Control Room exposure

Excellent communications skills, both written & verbal

The ability to influence and challenge at all levels

Experience of a high-volume warehouse or production environment

The ability to manage a team

Experience in operating ERP systems


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