Logistics Team Leader in Scarborough

Location: Scarborough
Salary: Hidden
Recruiter: Alexander Dennis
Job Hours: Full-time

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Logistics Team Leader - Site Based, Scarborough North Yorkshire.

The Company

  • Come join Alexander Dennis. We are transforming public transport globally by designing, manufacturing, and servicing the cleanest and greenest buses and coaches for our customers.
  • In a nutshell, we build buses and coaches. In fact, more than half of the buses you see on the roads in the UK are built by Alexander Dennis. We have a huge responsibility to keep the world moving.
  • We are saving the planet. Our purpose is to support Governments globally with their push to reduce pollution and improve air quality by building greener, more eco-friendly buses.
  • We love our customers. So much so, almost every bus we build is bespoke – what the customer wants, we will do our best to deliver.
  • We have a fantastic Canadian parent company called NFI. They welcomed us into the family in 2019, and we haven’t looked back ever since.
  • We are building back and growing again, winning new orders in Germany and Ireland which will be manufactured right here in the UK.
  • Our global footprint is pretty impressive. We have a presence in some super cool places across the world from Hong Kong to Auckland to Toronto.
  • Our people are our biggest asset, making us the hugely successful company we are. We are transforming how we work, offering team members more flexibility around how they live and work.
  • What does that mean for you?

  • Generous salary package – we reward our people at the level they deserve.
  • A 4-day working week with the opportunity for overtime. Giving you more time at the weekend to do the things you love; with the people you love.
  • A 37-hour working week, with flexible working options, giving you that much needed work/life balance.
  • Annual leave entitlement which increases with tenure.
  • Pension scheme to help you save for the future.
  • Be coached and mentored by some incredibly intelligent people to drive your career forward.
  • The opportunity to work for a company doing amazing things for our environment.
  • We don’t employ people and tell them what to do. You will have the opportunity to change and improve the way we do things which is always good for your personal development.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme which offers practical, impartial support on issues impacting your life.
  • Cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership, and regular meditation sessions as your health and wellbeing is important to us.
  • Interested and want to find out more? Check out our YouTube channel or LinkedIn!

    Your Dream Role

  • A key member of the ADL Supply Chain function to lead and manage Logistics team members and to control the supply of inbound/outbound materials. To ensure all parts, components & materials are supplied to the Production line in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Main Responsibilities

  • To embed proactive and constructive relationships across relevant stakeholders.
  • To establish and implement effective and appropriate materials supply strategies, policies and procedures (to include analysis and management of schedules, stock and deliveries in & out).
  • To lead, develop & mentor Logistics Team Members & Apprentices and ensure available resources are efficiently and effectively utilised.
  • Manage team within operational financial budget.
  • To ensure the relevant processes are known, understood, efficient, utilized and reviewed.
  • To champion 5S standards and ensure housekeeping is maintained within all areas of control
  • To maintain Health & Safety requirements and manage Level 2 H&S processes within area of control.
  • To ensure materials gets to build lines / outsourced partners in the most efficient way possible to include urgent deliveries.
  • Managing inbound stock shortages and documentation, ensuring all relevant parties are informed in a timely manner.
  • To develop the skills matrix and training plans to provide flexibility within the team to cover periods of absence.
  • Develop warehouse/ lineside racking & floor plans to ensure maximum efficiency and capacity to control material flow.
  • Develop plan of the areas of control to determine effective process flow.
  • To provide weekly / monthly KPI’s to demonstrate process control and compliance.
  • Work with the Stock Controller to identify and remove obsolete / slow moving parts.
  • Provide any cover with regards to Warehouse & Logistics Manager and or other Logistics Team Leader roles as & when required.
  • Identify, drive and implement cost saving opportunities.
  • To endorse and promote ADL core Vision & Values
  • What you will bring:

  • To be successful, you will have previous experience in a similar warehouse / logistics leadership role as defined in this advert.
  • You will need to have good negotiation and persuasion skills and the ability to convince others and influence outcome.
  • This is a site-based role therefore you will be required to work from the Scarborough site in North Yorkshire. UK.
  • You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability lead both direct and in-direct teams, as well as taking a hands-on approach to all areas of accountability.
  • As a leader, you will be comfortable leading by example and motivating team members to strive to their full potential.
  • With a working knowledge of problem-solving methodologies and a passion for continuous improvement, you will influence and modify behaviours, driving forward a culture of total quality.
  • You will be self-motivated, with excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise and re-prioritise in line with changing business needs.
  • You will be highly IT literate, being a competent user of Microsoft Office, as well as business intelligence/ERP systems.
  • If you have a Lean, Six Sigma, PRINCE 11 or ILM Supervisory qualifications as well, then even better!
  • You will have the ability to implement and project manage process improvements through to completion.
  • Be capable of networking and building strong relationships both internally and externally at all levels.
  • Ability to plan strategic activities, meet assigned schedules and achieve planned targets and
  • Next Steps:

    If this sounds like you, and you’re interested in coming ‘aboard’, then we would love to hear from you. Alongside uploading your CV, please share a short covering letter detailing why you’re interested and why we should hire you!

    *Recommend a Friend is applicable for this role.

    If you are an internal applicant, you have a responsibility to inform your current line/department manager and local human resources representative before applying for the role.

    We care deeply about being inclusive and we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

    Due to the volume of vacancies and applications, we would prefer that you submit your application online. If however, you require an alternative method of applying, please give us call on +44 1324 621 672 or send an email to


    About Alexander Dennis

    We’re the world’s largest manufacturer of double-deck and lightweight buses.
    We’re leading the transition to zero-emission mobility.
    We’re investing in our people and our communities.
    We’re passionate about doing things right.
    We’re Alexander Dennis.

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