Next UK Jobs – System Controller

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Job Description

£12.50 starting salary, plus bonus and comprehensive benefits

Location: Elmsall Drive

12 hour shifts including days, nights and weekends

Permanent Opportunities

About the role:

Working in a fast paced, ever changing Distribution Warehouse, our System Controllers will work alongside a team of engineers, maintaining state of the art systems to ensure a smooth operation and material flow through the Warehouse.

You will be required to;

  • Ensure the smooth material flow of all the systems in the warehouse.
  • Demonstrate a good technical knowledge and understanding of the warehouse systems and uses the knowledge to determine appropriate actions and solutions.
  • Ensure clear communications liaising with third party hotlines to ensure appropriate escalation of system faults for rapid response to solve and resolve system problems.
  • Encourages productivity by monitoring all systems and communicating promptly and clearly with the Maintenance Assistant and Engineers via radio about any material flow problems or issues.
  • Follow Health & Safety requirements at all times

About you:

You will:

  • Have the ability to prioritise and manage own workload, with excellent problem solving skills
  • Be a real team player with a proven ability to take ownership for tasks and situations
  • Have a proven ability to communicate effectively at all levels and work flexibly

Skills required:

  • Experience in a similar industry would be advantageous with knowledge of SCADA systems
  • Willingness to follow instructions
  • Computer literate

About Us

You know Next, but did you know we’re a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 35,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We’re the UK’s 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we’re the market leader. At the last count we have over 500 stores, plus the Next Online and it’s now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we’ve gone global!


  • 25% off a huge selection of Next, Lipsy & Victoria’s Secret products
  • Company performance based bonus
  • Sharesave scheme
  • 10% off most partner brands & up to 15% off Branded Beauty
  • Early VIP access to sale stock
  • Access a 24/7 digital GP and other free health and wellbeing services

Our aim is to support all applicants during the application process and to provide reasonable adjustments when necessary and requested. If you would like to request support with your application due to any health condition, feel free to get in touch with us by calling us on 0116 284 6858 and leave a voicemail.

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