Operations Controller

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Operations Controller

Location:
Nottinghamshire

Salary:
£25,000 - £30,000 DOE

Date Posted:
March 2024

Job Family:
warehousing

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Company Description

Following years of accelerated growth Culina Group is now a £2.2billion+ turnover business, employing over 22,000 staff, with a fleet of more than 5,000 vehicles. Culina Group operates from over 100+ depots across the UK and Ireland, serving more than 1,000 clients over its framework of chilled, ambient, contract packaging solutions and fresh and baked goods.

Company Overview

Great Bear (Part of the Culina Group) provides distribution services to FMCG clients. Customer centric service focus is delivered through a site-level empowered culture.

At Culina we have a winning culture, we believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive… A place where you’re valued, challenged, and inspired!

Shift Pattern: Monday – Friday Rotating 

Salary: Up to £30,000 Per Annum

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Operations Controller to join our Operations team at our Harworth site.  As a Operations Controller you will you will contribute to the success of the site by supporting the day-to-day running of the warehouse, ensuring that all schedules for inbound receipts and outbound loads are run efficiently, liaising with warehouse operatives, Shift Supervisors and Shift Managers to maintain a smooth flow of work throughout the shift.

Job responsibilities of a Operations Controller include:

  • Efficiently managing the outbound schedule to ensure collection and delivery times are met.
  • Issuing instructions to designated staff to maintain a smooth flow of inbound and outbound work.
  • Controlling paperwork for outbound vehicles ensuring 100% accuracy.
  • Being the initial point of contact for all drivers arriving on site.
  • Communicating issues to Shift Manager in a timely manner to minimise disruption to the schedule.
  • Participating as an active member of the operations team, and to offer suggestions for solving problems, improving efficiency, customer and quality focus.
  • Maintaining good communication with transport providers to ensure late collections and delivery failures are avoided.
  • Producing a thorough, detailed handover to the following shift highlighting potential issues, reminders and current state of play.

Qualifications

As a Operations Controller you will possess the following skill, experiences and qualifications:

  • Ability to prioritise work based on scheduling and available resources.
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of attention to detail.
  • Must be a team player who is capable of working on their own initiative.
  • Able to demonstrate an in depth knowledge of on-site systems.
  • Able to work to tight deadlines.
  • Experience and good working knowledge of Autostore and RF kit.
  • PC Literate in Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Should demonstrate the drive and desire to progress.
  • Must be flexible in approach to work and shift patterns in order to cover for absence.
  • Be able to demonstrate a courteous and professional attitude towards customers and third party hauliers.
  • Should have good oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to solve problems.

Additional Information

As part of our drive to make Great Bear a great place to work. We are proud to be an inclusive and diverse organisation where we are committed to employee development and recognising success for hard working performers.

Our dedicated learning and development programmes are open to every employee to give you the opportunity to shape your own future within logistics and continue to work in an environment where team culture thrives.

Our People are the driving force behind our success, which is why we offer a wide range of benefits which include:

  • Annual Leave – Competitive holiday entitlement of 25 days plus Bank Holidays
  • Pension scheme – we want colleagues to enjoy a comfortable retirements so we offer a great contribution of 4% employee and 4% employer
  • Life Assurance –  x 2 your annual salary.
  • Wellness – Via our Employee Assistance Programme we offer immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service that operates 24 hours a days, 365 days a year
  • Eye Care Vouchers – We can provide you with substantial savings with free eye tests and discounts on prescription glasses
  • Reward & Recognition – We recognise that employees have gone the extra mile via Employee of the month and year, special recognition and long service awards.
  • Everyday discounts – via our benefit platform you will have access to over 50 retailer discounts for everyday savings!

If you meet the requirements for the above role and are looking for your next career opportunity please apply now and become a part of our #WinningTeam!

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