Hovis UK

Site Operations FLM

Hovis UK
06 Oct 2017
23 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Site Operations FLM

Location:  Based in Glasgow

Type of role: Full Time, Permanent

Reporting to: Site Director

Hovis Limited is a vertically integrated baking and flour milling business currently operated by The Gores Group as part of a stand-alone joint venture. The Company was created in April 2014 to help release new investment to upgrade its operational infrastructure and reinvigorate the Hovis brand, building on its rich heritage. Nish Kankiwala our new CEO brings a wealth of commercial and marketing experience from previous roles with Unilever, Pepsico and Burger King.  He has been an integral part of the business for the past 2 years and has recently taken over as CEO.

A great opportunity has arisen within the Logistics operations at Hovis Glasgow therefore we are looking for a hard working , enthusiastic individual with FMCG / Logistics experience to join our team within a well established company, your role would include managing / developing and leading the team as well as delivering on site KPI's. The individual must be able to demonstrate visible leadership skills and operational excellence.

Desired Skills and Experience


  • Relevant industry experience
  • Systems knowledge of Tachograph, telematics & Vehicle Defects
  • Holder of class I/II license
  • CPC
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and commitment to H&S
  • 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
  • Working knowledge of business systems –SAP/PTL/T&T/Microlise and PM3
  • Ability to create strong and effective cross functional relationships
  • Relevant industry experience
  • Excellent Leadership and people management and coaching skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Be adaptable, flexible and demonstrate a willingness to accept changes in operational requirements at short notice
  • Hovis Leadership Standards course completed


Applicants must have the right to work in the UK

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