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Control Room / Flow Room Technician
Hey, we’re The Very Group. Home of Very.co.uk, Littlewoods.com, and a team of 4,500 super-talented people. I am currently recruiting for a number of Flow Room Technicians for our brand new Skygate site in the East Midlands.
We’ve been reinventing shopping experiences for over a century. Technology has played a huge part in that, helping us transition from catalogues’ to pureplay online retail, but we’re not the finished article.
As the UK's largest integrated retail and financial services provider, we have a pretty unique position across three huge industries (retail, technology and credit) and our ambition is bold, to build the number one shopping destination for shoppers who value credit anywhere online. But we believe with our passion and track record for reinvention, we can improve how the world pays and shops for the things they love. Think you can help us? Read on...
Partnering with the on-site operations team, this role will be responsible to ensure smooth system and product flow to exceed operational KPI across designated areas, working closely with warehouse operatives, flow room colleagues, functional department managers, operations managers and the engineering team
This will be a key role in the establishment of our new fulfilment centre, both in terms of ensuring we have the right processes in place through effective testing to go live in 2020, and the right methods in place for long term success.
- Monitoring system performance and ensuring that availability is maximised throughout
- Management of system parameters to ensure optimal flow of product throughout the systems
- System availability and efficiency- achievement of KPIs, minimising downtime, managing work flow, requesting preventative maintenance and repairs in conjunction with the Engineering team
- Minimise stock inaccuracy at all stages of the process through effective process management and adherence seeking out errors and process gaps
- Efficient and accurate reporting of faults and unexpected behaviours to resolver groups
- Drive process adherence to ensure quality metrics are delivered at all stage of the process
- Optimise storage and conveyor utilisation
- Participate in regular reviews of the flow room processes, the maintenance and review of SOPs and Risk Assessments
Our new team of Flow Room Technicians will share the buzz we have around setting up our new site successfully. The site is set up using the latest automation technology and our Flow Room Technicians will be pivotal in the testing and set up of the control room, showing a natural curiosity and passion for fulfilment.
The post holder will be a cultural ambassador for the fulfilment centre and key to developing ways of working and the colleague proposition, supporting engagement at all levels.
We would love to hear from technicians or people of an analytical nature, who have proven experience of working in a control room team environment in an automated fulfilment centre or have the ability to quickly learn a new complex system. It would be advantageous if you have had experience of the build, testing and start-up of an automated fulfilment centre as well as having detailed understanding of the functionality and operation of warehouse control systems for an automated fulfilment centre
If you don't have the desired control room experience, but have some experience within an automated fulfilment centre, please do not hesitate to apply. We know that the right person will view this as a great opportunity that will come with its own rewards. You will be supported and trained in using the system by some of the industries most talented fulfilment specialists and as we continue to grow, we want our talent to grow with us.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about warehouse automation looking for their next career move. If you're interested to find out more please contact Kieran Grundy in the talent acquisition team at The Very Group or apply online.
Please note that the talent acquisition team are managing this vacancy directly, and if successful in securing this role, you may be required to undertake a credit, CIFAS and CRB check.
If you’re a current employee of The Very Group, please apply via Talent Online as an internal applicant.
We're an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Competitive salary and benefits package.