Hovis UK

Logistics First Line Manager

Hovis UK
Dagenham, London (Greater)
29 Sep 2017
16 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Logistics First Line Manager

Location:  Based in Dagenham

Type of role: Full Time, Permanent - Shift work

Reporting to: Site Operations Manager

A great opportunity has arisen at Hovis we're looking for a Logistics First Line Manager at our site in Dagenham to manage, develop and lead the team in the delivery of an operationally excellent logistics operation in line with Hovis supply chain business requirements.   


  • To manage, develop and lead their team.
  • To develop an efficient logistics 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 team’s delivery of quality, value, safety, hygiene, environment and customer service.
  • Ensure total compliance to all standard procedures and systems.

Desired Skills and Experience


  • Entry level business requirement at NVQ or equivalent level (exceptional Hovis or Industry Supply Chain experience will be considered in lieu of qualifications).
  • Knowledge and understanding of systems (with experience of PM3, T&T, PTL).
  • Knowledge of Logistics Manufacturing environment including HACCAP, Food Safety and Health & Safety legislative requirements.
  • IOSH
  • Class I / II licence


  • Logistics and Warehouse operations.
  • Supervision or Management within a FMCG customer facing environment.
  • Successful improvements in KPI and Operational performance.
  • Experience of Tachographs, Telematics & Vehicle Defects.
  • Managing with financial constraints.
  • Working within a Trade Union environment.
  • Training & Development.
  • Team Dynamics.
  • Performance Management.
  • Managing manpower levels and operational KPI’s.
  • Driving costs and achieving budget.


Applicants must have the right to work in the UK

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