Our Clothing & Home Supply Chain & Logistics Teams are right at the heart of our ability to deliver the products our customers want through a service they love. As shopping habits continue to change, it has enabled our transformation into a truly multi-channel retailer. Milestones include the development of our own platform to give us greater control; the creation of an E-Commerce distribution centre; international websites and in-store technologies to improve the customer experience. We’re transforming at M&S and this role is a great opportunity to make a significant contribution to our success!
We now have a fantastic opportunity to join us in the role of Warehouse Operations Assistant Manager. This role will be required to support the management of the 3rd party warehouse operations at specified sites, ensuring that service, cost and safety targets are delivered within budget whilst also ensuring that continuous improvement opportunities are identified and delivered to improve service, cost and safety.
Although this role will be based in the North, there may be a requirement to travel across various sites within the M&S network.
Key responsibilities, amongst others, will include to: -
To succeed in this role, you will have robust experience gained within a Warehousing operations environment, if you have Transport Operations experience as well then that would be great!
A sound understanding of 3PL / In house Logistics Operations plus basic contract management in open and closed book environments would be ideal as would experience of effectively managing budgets. Lean / 6 sigma and project management skills would also be preferable but not essential.
You will have great communication skills with the ability to organise and prioritise across multiple disciplines and will be comfortable liaising with stakeholders at all levels.
This is an excellent opportunity to join our business at an exciting time of transformation and change and in exchange for your experience we will reward you with a competitive salary and market leading benefits package.