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Operations Manager


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This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

Our Logistics and Supply Chain division is a crucial part of our business. They ensure our regional business are equipped with the materilas to build homes for our customers. Supplying critical materials for every build, they are responsible for a complex, national distribution network and also manage our impressive warehouse facility in Peterborough.

We are looking for an Operations Manager to effectively manage all Warehouse and Transport Operations at Taylor Wimpey Logistics.  This is a critical position and delivers huge impact both on the customer experience and on bottom line performance.

Health & Safety is Taylor Wimpey’s number one priority, and in this role you will act as the H&S lead for the business working in conjunction with the Regional HSE Advisor and Site Management Team.

What you will do:


  • Responsible for the operation, ensuring best practice is followed to deliver the optimum and most cost efficient solution, ensuring the operation is maximised and service levels met
  • Manage site safety to include, Weekly / Monthly Health & Safety Inspections and subsequent follow up action
  • Compliance with company and local statutory obligations regarding working time legislation, Health & Safety and Quality
  • Ensure effective communication processes are established and maintained for both external/internal customers, with an emphasis on collaboration
  • Recruitment, performance management and development of the relevant teams
  • Managing, reviewing and reporting of KPI’s


What you will have:


  • Previous experience of warehouse and transport operations managing large teams across shifts
  • Proven experience with continuous improvement and Lean Six Sigma
  • Previous experience of change management
  • Strong analytical skills


Individuals seeking employment at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Checks and eligibility to work:


To be successful in this role you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK and hold a full UK drivers licence. 

If you are successful at interview and the Company considers making an offer of employment, you may be asked to give your consent to the following pre-employment check[s] being undertaken by our third-party provider, Experian (or any other appropriate third-party provider that the Company chooses to engage). 

The type of checks made will depend on the role in question but may include any or all the following


  • Criminal records (DBS);
  • Credit reference
  • DVLA


The purpose of such checks will be to assess your suitability for the role.  If it subsequently transpires that you have given incorrect, false or misleading information, your application will not be taken further.


What we will offer you:


Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.

Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more. Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team.

We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do.

We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.

We work hard to attract the best talent for our award-winning business and are proud to feature in the top companies to work for on Glassdoor, voted for by our employees. If you are looking to join a thriving, company going through an exciting period then please get in touch.

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

The benefits we offer
Agile Working
House purchase discounts
Competitive Pension
Employee share ownership
Time off for charity work
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