ago41 days ago
ASH Recruitment have an exciting opportunity for a section leader (export) based at our clients head quarters in Swindon.
The Parts Export team are responsible for the Export and Distribution of components and sub-assemblies, sourced globally (including Tier 1, 2 and 3 suppliers) worldwide.
You will be supervising the operation of a section (typically 6 associates) and supporting the Group manager in achieving business targets. Responsible for the operational performance and delivery of the section, and also for leading activities relating to new and repeat business, and developing strong relationships with both customers and suppliers. Furthering development of the team by focussing on individual performance and support requirements.
You will be a results-focussed people manager with a demonstrable track record of systematic problem-solving by development and implementation of innovative solutions in a fast paced, high volume environment, and will be experienced in delivering continuous improvement using quality management tools such as TQM, PDCA and 5 Why.
You will ideally have experience within the automotive industry directly or within the manufacturing supply chain or similar.
To lead the section on a daily basis, supervising and developing personnel in order to achieve high standards in Quality, Cost, Delivery, Management, Safety and Environment with clear and continuous improvement plans in place to ensure achievements via TQM methodology.Achieve set targets and objectives for yourself and that of your team.Develop and improve customer service, based on HTE initiative and customer feedback, to offer best possible service to customers while managing associated risks accordingly.Develop ideas and future strategies to improve operating efficiency and business performance.Authorise business transactions, customer quotations, purchase orders and invoices within company deadlines ensuring compliance to relevant company & legal requirements.Act as a representative for HTE to develop the relationship with key departments with a goal to expand and promote our business.
Skills & Experience required
Excellent supervisory and people management skills and experience (team management)Demonstrable track record in continuous improvement & problem-solvingKnowledge and understanding of budget setting and controlFlexibility to travel on company businessFull UK driving license (manual transmission)
Experience within manufacturing or supply chain sectors of the automotive or related industriesWorking knowledge and experience within purchasing/logistics/freight-forwardingExcellent negotiation, communication and decision making skillsExcellent presentation and project management skillsGood analytical and numerical skillsStrong commercial awarenessCIPS or similar qualification would be an advantage in this position
Leadership and Associate Management
Leading the TeamPlanning & OrganisingAssociate Development
Making things happenProfessional IntegrityLearning Agility
Strategic PerspectiveContinuous improvementAnalysis & Problem Solving
Salary: From £36,000 per annum depending on experience plus benefits as outlined below37 hours per week with additional flexibility according to business requirementsDefined Contribution Pension Scheme (with generous contribution from HTE) including life insurance cover25 days annual holiday (plus statutory bank holidays)Potential to accrue additional holiday according to business requirementsChild care voucher schemeNew Car Lease Scheme with preferential terms (after successful completion of probation period)Private Medical Insurance for associate and immediate family (after successful completion of probation period)Premium membership to National Health & Fitness Club (after successful completion of probation period)Personal development
Future potential progression opportunities and/or cross functional development based on demonstrable performance.
If you have the required skills and experience and would like to find out more, please apply now.
This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of ASH Recruitment Ltd.
The services advertised by ASH Recruitment Ltd. are those of an Employment Agency.
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