As an expert in your area, you will responsible for presenting solutions and approaches as well as managing any changes to the existing business processes. You will be able to think strategically, always considering the overall goals of the department and the wider business. Our National IT teams support Aldi by delivering our system and infrastructure needs. As a Senior Manager, you will command a large team, motivating them to drive forward a number of complex projects and offer technical support. You will build strong relationships with our International IT team, and liaise with them to ensure we're in line with the bigger picture, while making a case to incorporate business needs. We do things our own way at Aldi. But whatever we're doing, we must be getting it right. With a wave of impressive sales figures behind us, we're opening new stores at lightning speed. As our customers grow and change with technical advances, our own people and business need to as well.
Position National IT Senior Manager Start Date As soon as possible Job Number 01244 End Date - Role Specification Supply Chain Projects Manager - WMS Integration Closing Date -
We are looking for a Senior Manager level employee with experience in the Automated Warehouse workplace. Experience with integrating and / or operating Manhattan Warehouse Management Systems into Automated Warehouses and the Warehouse Control Systems that operate the automated equipment is essential and significant project management capabilities are also key. Candidates will be located in Atherstone, however flexibility to travel is required. Knowledge and experience of leading IT teams to deliver successful software transformations is strongly desired.
The candidate will be trusted, encouraged and motivated to create a long term strategy for automated Warehouses, ensuring successful integration between the Automation WCS and the Manhattan WMS. It will be demanding, challenging and fast-paced. But if candidates are ready to apply themselves and keep improving, it will be hugely rewarding, too.
You will be responsible for leading a strong internal team and ensure constructive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders of all levels. The role will involve working closely with the business teams and our 3rd party suppliers, the IT department and our 3rd party suppliers, ensuring projects are delivered on time in a controlled manner.
It is envisaged that the successful candidate will have strong previous experience in a similar role and must have experience of leading teams of technical and business project managers.
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Your New Role
Leads, manages, develops and trains their team of project leads and subject matter experts.
Develops and maintains constructive working relationships with external partners. Manages Aldi'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 IT and 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.
Supply Chain, Warehouse Automation (ideally Manhattan) and IT experience
Industry experience in a Management role
Previous project management experience
Automated Warehouse operations
Integration of Warehouse Management systems with Warehouse Control Systems
A strong communicator across all levels of the business, including stakeholder management
Management / experience of working with 3PLs
Identifies, investigates and proposes cost saving opportunities within the supply chain
What You'll Get in Return:
Starting salary from £89,135 to £111,265 (negotiable depending on experience)
Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm, with the opportunity of 3 days a week remote working.
5 weeks' annual leave plus Bank Holidays
In-Office flexi time
Full training provided
Private employee medical insurance after 6 months
Company sick pay scheme
Company maternity and adoption leave
Company paternity leave after 2 years
Long service rewards.
Access to MyBenefits, where you can find a wide range of benefits, including our bike to work scheme, shopping and cinema discounts, health cash plan, a FREE will, travel and discounted gym memberships, as well as a host of benefits to support your financial and wellbeing needs.
Access to a free, 24/7, confidential virtual GP service for all Aldi Colleagues and their children (under the age of 16)
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