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Aldi Jobs 2023 – IT Senior Manager

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As an expert in your area, you will responsible for presenting solutions and approaches as well as managing any changes to the existing business processes. You will be able to think strategically, always considering the overall goals of the department and the wider business.

Our National IT teams support Aldi by delivering our system and infrastructure needs. As a Senior Manager, you will command a large team, motivating them to drive forward a number of complex projects and offer technical support. You will build strong relationships with our International IT team, and liaise with them to ensure we’re in line with the bigger picture, while making a case to incorporate business needs.

We do things our own way at Aldi. But whatever we’re doing, we must be getting it right. With a wave of impressive sales figures behind us, we’re opening new stores at lightning speed. As our customers grow and change with technical advances, our own people and business need to as well.

We are looking for a Manager level employee with experience in the Automated Warehouse workplace. Experience with integrating and / or operating Manhattan Warehouse Management Systems into Automated Warehouses and the Warehouse Control Systems that operate the automated equipment is preferable and significant project management capabilities are also key. Candidates will be located in Atherstone, however flexibility to travel is required. Knowledge and experience of working with IT teams to deliver successful software transformations is strongly desired.

The candidate will be trusted, encouraged and motivated to create a long term strategy for automated Warehouses, ensuring successful integration between the Automation WCS and the Manhattan WMS. It will be demanding, challenging and fast-paced. But if candidates are ready to apply themselves and keep improving, it will be hugely rewarding, too.

You will be responsible for leading a strong internal team and ensure constructive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders of all levels. The role will involve working closely with the business, the IT department and our 3rd party suppliers, ensuring projects are delivered on time in a controlled manner.

It is envisaged that the successful candidate will have strong previous experience in a similar role and must have experience of leading teams of technical and business project managers.

If you’re looking for a career with a business that means more to it’s colleagues, join #TeamAldi today!

Your New Role

  • Leads, manages, develops and trains their Logistics Assistants and Logistics Administrators.
  • Develops and maintains constructive working relationships with external partners. Manages Aldi’s partners within contract guidelines, ensuring performance is monitored and recorded to aid in continuous improvement.
  • Work with stakeholders to define project direction, budget and deliverables and to establish consensus and clear alignment at all levels.
  • Identifies, investigates and proposes cost saving opportunities within the supply chain and develops operational plans for implementation, while ensuring due diligence and stakeholder engagement.
  • Works closely with other Logistics Managers to ensure consistency, alignment and efficiency where departments overlap and to continuously improve service and cost.
  • Ensures adherence to all legal requirements in his/her area of responsibility.

About You

  • Supply Chain, Warehouse Automation (ideally Manhattan) and IT experience
  • Industry experience in a Management role
  • Previous project management experience
  • Automated Warehouse operations
  • Integration of Warehouse Management systems with Warehouse Control Systems
  • A strong communicator across all levels of the business, including stakeholder management
  • Management of 3PL
  • Identifies, investigates and proposes cost saving opportunities within the supply chain


What You’ll Get in Return:

  • Starting salary from £84,890 to £105,965 (negotiable depending on experience)
  • Working Hours 08:00 – 17:00 (Mon to Fri) – with the opportunity for remote working 2 days per week.
  • 5 week’s annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Access to a free, 24/7, confidential virtual GP service for all Aldi Colleagues and their children (under the age of 16)
  • In-Office Flexi time
  • Full training provided
  • Pension scheme
  • Private employee medical insurance after 6 months
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Company maternity and adoption leave
  • Company paternity leave after 2 years
  • Long service awards
  • A variety of Aldi Perks including bike to work scheme, discounted gym passes, accommodation, travel, cinema and family day out tickets.

If you’re looking for a career that gives you more, apply today!



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