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Head of Automated Warehouse Technical

Job Introduction

Head of Automated Warehouse Technical | Permanent | Competitive

As Head of Automated Warehouse Technical, you'll be experienced in developing and delivering engineering strategies and budgets, leveraging proven technologies. You will have knowledge of the risk consideration for operating an automated warehouse and experience in providing mitigations.  

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 Technical, you will be a key member of the Logistics Leadership team, managing the Automated Warehouse Engineering and Systems teams to ensure the automated warehouse is operationally available at all agreed times and the operating systems are optimised. You will lead a proactive maintenance strategy and the effective use of capital investment to take advantage of technological and system developments.

The Key Requirements 

  • Degree level, preferably in Engineering or Automation
  • Experience in maintaining an automated warehouse to support manufacturing and despatch operations
  • Experienced in managing teams, working in a 24/7 environment
  • Proven skills in developing and leading projects from initiation through to completion overseeing timely delivery within budget
  • Asset lifecycles and asset management, including preventative maintenance planning and execution
  • Compliance
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

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