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Operations Supervisor

Job Title: Operations Supervisor
Job ID/Reference:
Saxham G60
Skills Level: SL4
Salary: £10.38-£12.74

About the role: Leading the Saxham warehouse operation to deliver the operational service required by Century and our customers. This role encompasses both the Dorel Juvenile and Saxham Multiuser, and this is a key role as we look to further merge our Saxham operations.


  • Numerate and literate with a good level of education to GCSE standard or equivalent
  • ILM Level 2 in Leadership and Management (or equivalent) or currently/willing to study for this
  • Experienced in Warehouse Management Systems
  • Warehouse operations experience.
  • Significant people management experience having previously worked at a supervisor level either within Century or in a previous role outside of the company
  • Full clean driving licence.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Qualifications to operate PPT.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Work with the customers in order to understand their requirements and expectations and acting as the senior Century staff on the shop floor.
  • Understand our customers’ issues and help drive business improvements.
  • Assist the managers and other supervisors in their roles.
  • To ensure that all staff on site operate within all current legislation.
  • Produce regular reports and statistics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Work with General/Operations Manager on all operational matters
  • Support the objective of Safety in operations by ensuring H&S management best practice is applied, and investigations and corrective actions are applied rigorously.
  • Ensure staff act and conduct themselves in a safe manner in accordance with H&S guidelines.
  • Ensure site housekeeping is carried out regularly.
  • Ensure MHE is checked daily before use.
  • Support the team to ensure that stock records are kept accurate and up to date.
  • Ensure operational activities (intake, put away, pick, pack, label, despatch) are conducted in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Monitor and manage staff productivity and accuracy and take action as required
  • Help ensure that we have an informed team and support development of a continuous improvement culture.
  • Develop relationships throughout the business in order to create a larger team that will assist one another and thus exist as part of the operation as a whole, not isolated and focused on our own domain.
  • Optimise the utilisation of all assets across the operations
  • Identify areas of risk to the business and help develop appropriate contingency plans to reduce the risk to an acceptable level.
  • Support the Management Team in their regular meetings and reports to the customer
  • Learn specific product requirements and ensure we fulfil these across the operation
  • Be able to develop relationships with supplier representatives to aid operational efficiencies.
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