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DC Flow Room Technician

Bardon Mill
VF Corporation

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We’re looking for a DC Flow Room Technician to be part of our brand new VF Distribution Centre in Coalville.

You may ask “Just who is VF?”. Well, we are the global company behind some of the world’s leading lifestyle brands. Household names such as Vans, Timberland, The North Face, Napapijri, Eastpak and Kipling.

As one of the largest apparel providers in the world, we are passionate about finding great people to join our extended family.

We believe that our leaders have a great opportunity to develop their full potential with us. That’s because we offer the support of a global organisation and provide the freedom for innovative solutions, drive change and ensure progress never stops.

What will the DC Flow Room Technician be responsible for?

  • Ensure departmental compliance to all site health and Safety, security and environmental policies

  • Contribute to site Purpose commitments through actively supporting Environmental and Wellbeing initiatives on Site

  • Execute event strategy to optimise system performance, contributing to cost efficiencies in labour & maintain customer failure rate below tolerance for Late Despatch and Nil Picks

  • Optimise storage and conveyor utilisation at every process stage to minimise storage requirement and transport movements

  • Monitor reporting tools to ensure performance meets the required standards. Identify and implement countermeasures where required, escalate when necessary

  • Working with the Planning Analysts & System Specialist to deliver future change improvements

  • Monitoring system performance and ensuring that availability is maximised throughout

  • Lead by example in embedding a culture of outstanding communication and achievement, taking opportunities to engage with other teams across all shifts

Your qualifications & profile

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and /or abilities required for the individual to be successful in this position.

  • Proven technician experience working in a fast-paced environment providing a high standard of leadership

  • Working as part of a team of skilled technicians in a Flow Room environment with strong peer to peer management, experienced in relationships for both internal and external teams

  • Good analytical background, able to demonstrate decision led leadership.

  • Detailed understanding of the functionality and operation of warehouse control systems (WCS) and Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) for automated distribution centres

  • Experience of working in a large-scale automated distribution facility, preferably with experience of working with multiple MHE solution providers

  • The ability to communicate clearly in both verbal and written formats. Presents information and proposals in a professional, structured and persuasive way, eliminating ambiguity.

  • Committed to the achievement and maintenance of quality and best practice.

What’s in it for you?

We offer a competitive salary, benefits & pension scheme as well as a 50% staff discount on all our brands. However, it’s not just our products that set us apart from others. Ultimately, our people make us who we are and for that reason, we believe they deserved to be nurtured.

That’s why, on top of the usual benefits, we offer so much more:

Career ownership, enabling you to build your knowledge and experience across different brands and even different countries.

A supportive feedback-based culture where respect and integrity guide us in what we do.

An inclusive environment where people of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles and nationalities love working together.

Fantastic health and wellbeing initiatives; we are also a “Time to Change” employer, committing to ending mental health discrimination in the workplace.

At VF, we don’t just make the world’s best apparel and footwear, we power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet.

So, if you like what you have read and would like to be considered for this DC Flow Room Technician role, we would love to hear from you.

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