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About The Role

Management of process & training to front line Branch staff whilst supporting the Field Operations team & Branch Network.

Supporting the teams hitting operational targets, compliance on shrinkage and resolving key operational issues.

Main Dut                                  Main Duties and Accountabilities

  • Drive PARC improvement through the OSS & regional teams
  • Support Completion of Audits through the OSS team
  • Completion of PARC scoring by providing data
  • 6-week OSS review to review objectives & set new objectives
  • Biweekly reviews with branch regional teams
  • Lead PARC review with the Operations teams & provide clear objectives for shrinkage & compliance improvements.
  • Ensure training on Operational processes are recorded & up to date in the shared folder.
  • Review & contribute to set new policies
  • Maintain & review OSS trackers to maximise OSS time in branch
  • Completion of OSS induction plans
  • Ensure OSS team are skilled to train in all areas including cash banking processes
  • Management of SOP’s, kept up to date & Pitstop updated where required.
  • Drive branches throughout month for process completion to ensure smooth month end completion.
  • Support completion of Branch Stocktake Management programme.
  • Support stock cleanse programme.
  • Maintain a strong link to the Profit Protection Manager & support where OSS’s maybe required to support audit or Stock investigations.
  • Link with Central Operations Manager
  • Provide front line support on projects as appropriate e.g. local branch projects as and when needed – e.g. new branch or branch move.
  • Provide support on any other projects as and when directed by head of operations.

Working hours:

 45 (average) hours Monday to Friday, including alternate Saturday working

 
This role covers the whole of the branch network so extensive travel and nights away can be expected.

About You

As Operations Manager, you will have a great track record of managing a warehouse, ideally gained within a fast-paced environment such as FMCG.

What you'll need to succeed:

 

  • Operational experience in a similar or management role, ideally gained in a multi-site Organisation

    Good knowledge of Branch Processes

    Good organisational skills

    Enthusiastic with the ability to motivate others and lead by example

    Able to work well under own initiative

    Excellent communicator, at all levels

    IT literate & proficient in use of Excel

    Excellent knowledge of Autopart

    Clean valid Driving Licence with the flexibility to travel (overnight stays may be required)


What we'll offer: 
 
Benefits at GSF Car Parts are designed to support all aspects of our team members life throughout their career. Whether that’s their health, wealth or everyday lifestyle, we are here for our team members and their loved ones and there is something for everyone! To name a few of our benefits we offer:
 
  • Opportunity to earn a performance based bonus as part of this role 
  • 33 days annual leave, including bank holidays
  • Free flu vaccine
  • Health & wellbeing tools 
  • Free support from pension experts 
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Discounts from 100’s of household names including Asda, Nike & John Lewis
  • A suite of financial wellbeing products including advances and savings schemes 
  • Paid time off to volunteer
  • Training qualifications and career progression opportunities

About Us

GSF Car Parts is one of the UK’s leading automotive parts distributors, supplying thousands of independent garages throughout the UK and Ireland with parts, tools, garage equipment and specialist training. The group has over 175 branches nationwide and a turnover exceeding £475 million. Built on the heritage and success of a dozen local brand identities acquired over several years, we have traded as one brand since November 2021. Our branch network is bolstered by centralised support and expertise from specialist departments in key areas such as procurement and supply chain, marketing and national accounts. The business also benefits from integrated IT systems, which include our industry leading catalogue system, Allicat, and access to the Group's national garage programme, Servicesure.
 
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