Despatch FLM - Bradford

Recruiter
Hovis
Location
BD3 7DX, Bradford
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
08 Jan 2019
Closes
05 Feb 2019
Ref
HV/08013
Contract Type
Full Time

Hovis is one the UK’s leading food brands. In fact, it’s worth over £400m in retail sales. In a very competitive crowd, we’ve continued to demonstrate category leading product innovation & quality. Our brand heritage and most recent performance is testament to this. Unsurprisingly, we have bold ambitions for our business & brand . We’re now searching for a proactive and committed Despatch FLM ready to play a key role in the next chapter of our journey.  

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To manage, develop and lead the team
  • To develop an efficient operation in line with the site plan and key business performance indicators
  • Comply with company and legal standards (safety, hygiene and environment)
  • Lead and develop continuous improvement activity in the teams delivery of quality, value, safety, hygiene, environment and customer service
  • Ensure total compliance to all standard procedures and systems

People

  • Line manage a team of shift and/or days based operatives (organise, motivate, communicate, set objectives, review performance etc)
  • Demonstrate visible leadership for the team
  • Develop the team to ensure a culture of continuous improvement becomes commonplace
  • Encourage teamwork and a supporting environment in order to improve business performance
  • Delivery of a training plan to budget to meet both individual and business needs
  • Maintain team headcount standards, input to succession plans and participate in recruitment if vacancies arise

Functional/Operational Excellence

  • Always comply with all applicable corporate and legal standards (personal safety, transport safety, food safety, quality, hygiene and environment)
  • Ensure the team delivers product quality in line with product improvement strategy
  • Measure and deliver the KPI’s to achieve the business plan (financial, quality, customer service)
  • Ensure continuous improvement to year on year improvements versus plans and targets
  • Ensure accurate performance reporting for all measures required (site targets, KPI’s, team performance etc)
  • Good working knowledge of Hovis HR Policies and processes (performance, conduct, disciplinary, grievance, attendance etc)

Team

  • Be an active member of the site management team
  • Ability to cover for the Logistics Operations Manager in their absence
  • To contribute to the development and implementation of site plans
  • Work with other FLM’s on site to ensure shared responsibility for delivering all KPI’s and targets
  • Conduct regular briefings and communication sessions with the team

KNOWLEDGE & SPECIFIC JOB SKILLS

Essential

  • Working knowledge of business systems –SAP/PTL/T&T/Isotrack and PM3
  • Ability to create strong and effective cross functional relationships
  • Relevant industry experience
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and commitment to H&S
  • Excellent Leadership and people management and coaching skills
  • Ability to demonstrate values based behaviours and lead the cultural task of front line employee empowerment
  • Committed to continuously improving personal and team performance
  • IT literate
  • Good numeracy and literacy
  • Experience of working in a Trade Union environment
  • Good communication skills at all levels

Location: Based in Bradford
Type of role: Full Time, Permanent
Reporting to: Logistics Operations Manager

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

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