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Automation Projects Team Leader

  • Location

    Coalville

  • Job Function:

    Logistics

  • Sector:

    Distribution & Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nathan Abbey

  • Contact email:

    nathan.abbey@ea-first.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH1825_1702027266

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    13 February 2024

  • Consultant:

    Nathan Abbey

Our client, a leading logistics and warehousing company based in Coalville, is looking for a Automation Projects Team Leader to join their team. The ideal candidate will have strong technical skills, an innovative approach, and experience working in a automated warehouse operation.

Our client, a leading logistics and warehousing company based in Coalville, is looking for a Automation Projects Team Leader to join their team. The ideal candidate will have strong technical skills, an innovative approach, and experience working in a automated warehouse operation.

The key responsibilities of the Automation Projects Team Leader are as follows.

  • Contribute to and assume accountability for the successful execution of automation projects within the National Supply Chain Management Department, maintaining adherence to project governance.
  • Analyse packaging requirements and interpret data to evaluate the current packaging status, collaborating with relevant stakeholders to assess readiness for automation.
  • Organise and execute supplier communication plans as necessary.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to ensure timely and accurate information is shared with key stakeholders.
  • Take responsibility for end-to-end project completion, streamlining processes and operations to enhance efficiency.
  • Manage multiple logistics projects and tasks related to automation, including interaction with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Oversee the processing and tracking of project action items and milestones.
  • Proactively suggest process improvements to enhance efficiency.
  • Ensure the confidentiality of correspondence when required.
  • Efficiently manage the flow of correspondence and information, both incoming and outgoing, with internal and external parties.
  • Maintain a clear understanding of current actions and take appropriate measures as needed.
  • Provide support for the implementation of departmental strategy as necessary.
  • Demonstrate an advanced proficiency in MS Tools, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and MS Project.
  • Contribute positively and constructively to the Future Logistics Network Team.

The successful candidate with have the following experience, skills and qualifications for the role.

  • Confidence and the capacity to communicate effectively with colleagues at all organisational level.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, coupled with the aptitude to establish productive relationships with colleagues across all business tiers
  • Prior experience in Logistics, Supply Chain, and Projects.
  • Familiarity with Material Handling equipment projects.
  • Competence in Project Management.
  • Proficiency in Stakeholder Management.
  • Proficiency in Risk and Issue Management.
  • Adeptness in Project Planning.
  • Track record of delivering substantial cross-functional projects.
  • Competency in managing and coordinating inter-project dependencies to execute a program of change.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word.
  • Exceptional time management abilities, coupled with the capability to maintain organisation in a fast-paced environment.
  • Skill in accurately analysing and interpreting data.
  • Experience in automated warehousing, with a broader understanding of Project Management and Logistics (Desirable).
  • Exposure to Agile, Scrum, or Waterfall methodologies (Desirable)

£34,000 - £40,000

Hybrid Working

Company Pension

Employee Discount

Excellent training and development opportunities

Additional Benefits

EA First Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent vacancy.