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Below are our current vacancies, for roles based at our National Sortation Centre in Cannock

• Area Manager - Scotland

Due to our growth, we are currently looking to recruit an Area Manager to join our existing Network Support Team. Based in Scotland (ideally in the central belt area) your region will consist of our depots that are located in Scotland and Ireland.

Within this role you will act as a point of contact for the depots in your region, providing support, promoting best practice and ensuring compliance to the APC processes and procedures. You will conduct regular onsite visits, feeding back your findings to both the depot and the centre.

In addition to these duties you will also provide support and management cover (as required) to our Bellshill Sortation Centre and our owned depot in Edinburgh. Duties here will include assisting with operational matters and occasionally managing employment relations issues.

The successful candidate will be people focussed, have a strong commercial mindset and possess strong drive and determination. Experience gained within the parcels industry or a similar sector will be beneficial.

This role will require extensive travel in the region detailed and on occasions you may be asked to provide support to other areas across the UK; flexibility in respect of working hours is therefore essential.

In return we offer a competitive salary, a fully expensed company car, company pension and 33 days holiday (which includes bank/public days).

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please send a current C.V. and covering letter, which should include salary expectations to:

The Human Resources Department
The Alternative Parcels Company Ltd, National Sortation Centre, Blakeney Way, Kingswood Lakeside, Cannock, WS11 8LD

Alternatively, you can apply by email to sarah.bucknall@apc-overnight.com

Closing date for applications is Friday 5th September 2014

APC Overnight is an Equal Opportunities Employer
No recruitment agencies

 

 

• Senior Supervisor – Night Operation

Due to our growth, we are currently looking to recruit a senior Supervisor on our Night Operation. Reporting to the Assistant Night Operation Managers the successful applicant will have previous supervisory/leadership experience working within a busy pressurised warehouse environment.

Duties, responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain effective communication with the management team and other departments
  • Ensure operational schedules and deadlines are continually adhered too and improved
  • Liaise with the operations supervisors and hold regular team briefings
  • Provide in house training on all working policies and procedures
  • Assist with the completion of supervisor and staff performance reviews
  • Promote health & safety awareness and be proactive in maintaining a safe working environment
  • Provide leadership by establishing clear expectations and demonstrating high standards of work priorities
  • Manage and monitor the performance and conduct of staff

The ability to manage and motivate a team and excellent communication skills are essential along with health and safety awareness and good problem solving skills.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please send a current C.V. and covering letter, which should include salary expectations to:

The Human Resources Department
The Alternative Parcels Company Ltd, National Sortation Centre, Blakeney Way, Kingswood Lakeside, Cannock, WS11 8LD

Alternatively you can email to sarah.bucknall@apc-overnight.com

Closing date for applications is 29th August 2014

APC Overnight is an Equal Opportunities Employer
No recruitment agencies

 

 

• Class One Driver - Edinburgh Based

An opportunity has arisen within our Edinburgh depot for a Class one driver. The main objective of the role is to drive a double manned HGV to and from our National Sortation Centre in the West Midlands in a timely and professional manner. You will be expected to carry out daily checks on your vehicle and any other general driver/warehouse duties as the position requires.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills, as well as ability to plan your time well. A clean driving licence is essential (class 1) as well as a full CPC qualification being required. You will also need a digital tacho card and for insurance purposes the successful applicant must be over the age of 25.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy please send a current C.V. and covering letter (which should include salary expectations) to:

The Human Resources Department
The Alternative Parcels Company Ltd, National Sortation Centre, Kingswood Lakeside, Cannock, WS11 8LD
(01922 702 535)

Alternatively you can email to sarah.bucknall@apc-overnight.com

Closing date for applications - 29th August 2014

APC Overnight is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Strictly No Agencies

 

 

• Systems/Data Integration Architect

Due to the company's growth and strategic repositioning of IT we are looking recruit a Systems/Data Integration Architect. Working closely with the appropriate business areas this role will: ensure that the IT function supports the ongoing changing operational needs of the business, support the integration of legacy and new systems, and take a lead role in large scale business systems integration projects. Specific duties will include: production of quality integration frameworks conforming to APC Overnight standards and the maintenance of APC Overnight data model and data governors, including data availability, confidentiality, security and integrity. You will also assist in the production of plans for project delivery including leading small projects when required.

The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge and experience of IT systems and data architecture in a complex business environment, excellent communication skills and the ability to work on their own initiative. Technical skills required include: experience of .NET framework 2.0/3.5, commercial .NET experience preferably in a Windows development environment as well as data/systems management frameworks.

A degree level qualification is essential.

Due to the nature of our business some flexibility will be required with regards to working hours as major user activity takes place overnight.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please send a current C.V. and covering letter, which should include remuneration expectations to:

The Human Resources Department
The Alternative Parcels Company Ltd, National Sortation Centre, Blakeney Way, Kingswood Lakeside, Cannock, WS11 8LD

Alternatively you can email to sarah.bucknall@apc-overnight.com

APC Overnight is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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• IT Administrator/PMO

We are currently looking to recruit an IT Administration/PMO to provide administrative and project management support to the Head of Business Systems and Head of IT. Duties will include: management of supplier relationships (including contracts and invoices), development and maintenance of the department's documentation, assisting in the co-ordination of projects (including updating and maintaining project registers) and supporting the technical team in the production of performance reports and transcribe hand-written diagrams.

The successful candidate will have: previous experience of working within an IT based administrative similar role, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to prioritise projects and work in a high pressure environment.

As our business operates over a 24 hour period and major user activity takes place overnight, flexibility is essential with regards to working hours.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please send a current C.V. and covering letter, which should include remuneration expectations to:

The Human Resources Department
The Alternative Parcels Company Ltd, National Sortation Centre, Blakeney Way, Kingswood Lakeside, Cannock, WS11 8LD

Alternatively you can email to sarah.bucknall@apc-overnight.com

APC Overnight is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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