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Despatch FLM - Bradford

Employer
Hovis
Location
BD3 7DX, Bradford
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
7 Mar 2019

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Category
Operational Management
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

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.

Company

Hovis Limited is a baking and flour milling business jointly owned by The Gores Group (51%) and Premier Foods plc (49%). Headquartered in High Wycombe we employ around 3,200 people at 8 bakeries, 4 flour mills, 1 wheat malting, 1 ingredients mixing facility and 3 regional distribution centres across the UK. 

While a relatively new company we are proud to be the guardians of over 130 years of baking and milling experience that make up the iconic and much loved Hovis brand. We produce bread, flour and bakery products created with Hovis goodness at the heart of each with the delivery of around 1.3million loaves, every day of the week throughout the UK and Ireland.

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