Website Marks and Spencer
About the job
M&S is going through an exciting period of evolvement and change and we now have a fantastic opportunity for a Supply Chain Operations Manager to join the team based at our Castle Donington Distribution Centre. At 900,000 square feet and split into 3 chambers with a mix of automated and manual operations delivering around two million single items a week during peak, Castle Donington provides invaluable support to both our online and retail operations We’ve invested millions – But it’s still our people that make the real difference!
We are now looking for an inspirational leader to join our team! The role of the Supply Chain Operations Manager is critical to our success and you will be responsible for the delivering the strategic Site Yard Management Plan ensuring continued efficiency and repeatability across the Inbound and Outbound processes. You’ll be driving and leading an effective team to ensure continued flow of stock from Central planning, Network through CD to customer. You will be given the autonomy to lead, coach, drive and develop a 24/7 team to drive this strategy.
Core responsibilities of the role will include to champion cultural change, identify talent, meet site targets, and maximise the performance of shifts all whilst taking ownership and accountability for continuous improvement, target setting, communication and management of delivery against the site operational plan. A real integral part of our operation!
To succeed in this role you will thrive on leading and developing a team, you will have proven logistics leadership experience within a similar role ideally gained in a fast-moving automated 24/7 environment. You will be comfortable in analysing and challenging ways of working, using methodical and data-driven methods.
You will have strong written and verbal communication skills, be comfortable communicating with both technical and business stakeholders at a senior level and have proven experience of working both collaboratively and autonomously.
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 an attractive salary and market leading benefits package.
We are an inclusive employer and are committed to an active Equal Opportunities Policy which starts with our recruitment and selection process.
If you consider yourself to have a disability or learning difficulty which means you are unable to complete the application process online, please get in touch either by phone on 0345 300 3725 or by email [email protected] so we can make alternative arrangements for you.