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Head of Automated Warehouse Operations

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Job Introduction

Head of Automated Warehouse Operations | Permanent | Competitive

As Head of Automated Warehouse Operations, you'll be a self-starter with the ability to work under pressure with strong influencing and decision making skills.  You’ll have experience in operating an automated warehouse to support manufacturing and despatch operations, have managed teams, working in a 25/7 environment and have an understanding of the key drivers in customer service, manufacturing, transport & warehousing operations and how it is integrated with Warehouse operations. 

Encirc makes, fills, and distributes glass bottles and jars. We are market leaders in glass container design, manufacturing, bottling, and logistics solutions for the UK and Irish food and beverages industries. Our purpose is to deliver and uphold world-leading sustainable innovation, with great people and a great workplace collaborating on a great future. We are currently enhancing the logistics function to support growth, meet changing customer requirements and support the business through a number of investment projects.

As Head of Automated Warehouse Operations you will be a key member of the Logistics Leadership team, managing the Automated Warehouse operations, setting standards to ensure its optimum operation, delivery of excellent service levels against business priorities and effectively managing inventory. You will be able to build robust internal supplier/customer relationships, collaborating to agree priorities, identifying and implementing improvements and overseeing the optimum Automated Warehouse Operations. 

The Key Requirements 

  • Degree level, preferably in Supply Chain, Logistics, operations or business administration
  • Experience of prioritising and balancing inbound and outbound stock movements and controlling warehouse capacity 
  • A working knowledge of supply chain systems & processes within a manufacturing environment (e.g. Order Management Systems, Warehouse Management Systems, Transport Management Systems, Inventory Management Systems and ERP systems especially SAP)
  • Managing in a customs and excise controlled environment
  • A knowledge of product lifecycles together with an understanding of the factors that impact costs
At Encirc, you’ll be part of a bespoke, 360-approach to the beverage supply chain, spanning filling, warehousing, and logistics. Reducing the road miles and carbon footprint of our customers’ products, we are conscious disruptors prioritising sustainability and modern technology.

Encirc produces up to 3 billion glass bottles and containers each year, many of which you’ll find in your homes. In 2021, we created the world’s most sustainable bottles, using 100% recycled glass. Our Automated Warehouse in Elton is one of the largest in Europe, it has the capacity to store 256,000 pallets and is serviced by 24 high reach cranes. This is your chance to join a business that’s striving to have zero emissions by 2030.

The Benefits and Perks

  • Annual salary review
  • An annual leave package, additional days holiday awarded for long service
  • Free onsite gym for all employees
  • Enhance Reward Platform with 100s of discounts at restaurants and retailers
  • Employee Well-being benefits
  • Social Club
  • Pension scheme
  • Employer Funded Health cash plan for claiming back money on routine treatments
  • Health Insurance Options
  • Accident Insurance Options
  • Professional Development Planning with onsite HR team
  • An international organisation with plenty of opportunities

The Next Step

Click apply, submitting an up-to-date CV tailored to this job opportunity.


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