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Project Manager - WCS/WMS Automation

  • Location

    Atherstone, Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Engineering and Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £54285.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Connor Jones

  • Contact email:

    connorjones@workwithglee.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH23314_1617290290

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Connor Jones

Our client, one of the UKs leading supermarkets is looking for a Project Manager to manage projects within their automated warehouses. Candidates should have experience with integrating and/ or operating Manhattan WMS into automated warehouses and the WCS that operate within the warehouse. You should have knowledge of working with IT teams to deliver various software transformation programs.

Role scope:

Ensure the successful integration between automation WCS and the Manhattan WMS, working closely with the wider company, IT departments & 3rd party suppliers, to ensure the successful delivery of automated warehousing projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads, manages, develops, and trains their project staff.
  • Develops and maintains constructive working relationships with external partners. Manages the client's partners within contract guidelines, ensuring performance is monitored and recorded to aid in continuous improvement.
  • Work with stakeholders to define project direction, budget, and deliverables and to establish consensus and clear alignment at all levels.
  • Identifies, investigates, and proposes cost saving opportunities within the supply chain and develops operational plans for implementation, while ensuring due diligence and stakeholder engagement.
  • Works closely with other Logistics Managers to ensure consistency, alignment, and efficiency where departments overlap and to continuously improve service and cost.
  • Ensures adherence to all legal requirements in his/her area of responsibility.

Qualifications and experience required:

  • 1 degree qualified, equivalent, or above
  • Experience in the integration of warehouse management systems with warehouse control systems
  • Supply chain, warehouse automation (Manhattan) and IT experience
  • Leadership, team management, strong communicator, management of 3PL, cost savings and budget management
  • Industry experience within a management capacity
  • Experience in the integration of warehouse management systems
  • Experience in automated warehouse operations
  • Experience managing both internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
  • Some logistics qualifications would be advantageous.

The annual salary for this position is £54,285 rising to £79,041 within 5 years.

If you are interested in finding more out about this exciting opportunity, please apply now with your most recent and up-to-date CV, or email to arrange a confidential discussion.

*Please note you must hold the right to work in the UK to apply for this position.

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