Operations Team Leader

Coleshill, Birmingham

Job Details


UK Hams Hall Nestle Purina - 11175

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


24803 + shift allowance

Closing Date

27/09/2019 16:30

Role Overview

An opportunity has arisen for experienced Operations Team Leaders to join the First Line Management Team at Hams Hall. The Operations Team Leader is responsible for leading a large team in all areas of the operation to successfully achieve targets and KPI’s and overall customer satisfaction.

The Role

  • Reporting to the Operations Shift Manager
  • Responsible for the day to day control of a large dynamic automated warehouse operation ensuring that  all Safe Systems of work and work instructions are adhered to.
  • Responsible for the management, development and motivation of a team of team members & temporary labour to cope with demanding customer volumes.
  • Responsible for the surpassing of all Key Performance Indicators and delivering a high level of customer service and ensuring targets are met.
  • Responsible for the continual improvement of process/methods of the sites operating practices
  • To liaise closely with all teams on site to ensure operational plans meet customer service.

The Person

  • To be able to demonstrate the ability to fully utilise and co-ordinate manpower needs.
  • Must be able to demonstrate excellent leadership and team building skills.
  • Must be an effective communicator and able to develop good working relationships with all levels of personnel across all teams.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a proactive approach to raise service levels and ensure clarity of goals
  • Must be prepared to work shifts across 24hrs/7days although currently operating 24hrs/6.5 days.
  • Applicants should have experience of leading and developing a team of people, with a proven track record for delivery consistently high operational performance. Experience of shared user sites would be an advantage.

We really value our people and offer a friendly working environment, a focus on developing your skills and a competitive salary. Benefits include access to a company pension scheme with employer contributions and other optional schemes you may wish to join. These are just some of the reasons which make Wincanton a great place to work!

If you feel that you have what it takes to support Wincanton in delivering the best service, we would love to hear from you.

About Us:

Wincanton is a leading third party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. As the largest British logistics company we work in industry sectors as diverse as milk, defence, energy, retail, consumer goods and construction, supporting every stage of development and adding value through our supply chain expertise and innovative approach to logistics challenges. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do and our mission is “to make our customers business’s better, every day.”

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we provide significant opportunities for career progress, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.

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Your place in our world

Shift Manager
Operations Team Leader