Head Office, 17-27 Queen's Square
17-27 Queen's Square
North Yorkshire

Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 31st May 2023

We are seeking applicants for the role of Head of Steel Operations within our Groveport business. This is a new role responsible for ensuring that the steel operation transcends from a steel stock holding facility into a leading-edge steel logistics centre.

Location: Groveport, Scunthorpe
Working Arrangements: Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week

The five main things our new Head of Steel Operations will be working on are:

  • Providing effective leadership to the steel operations team, with a focus on embedding and developing the new management structure and fostering a safety-first culture.
  • Using change management techniques to become a leading-edge steel logistics centre.
  • Complete effective budgetary control linked to the strategic planning for the department.
  • Lead and support the steel operation team to allow for efficient and flexible responses to customer demands.
  • Identify and develop new business opportunities.

We are seeking someone who:

  • Has experience of leading, developing and supporting people and knowledge of HR processes.
  • Has demonstrable ability to develop and maintain financial plans and budgets.
  • Has excellent working knowledge of single/multi-user warehousing operation, business development, transport, and supply chain dynamics.
  • Has experience of change management processes and is qualified in (or willing to qualify in) six sigma.
  • Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to establish credibility at Executive level.

We offer 25 days holiday, paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave, life insurance, private medical insurance, a generous sick pay scheme and a cycle to work scheme.

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply in writing, outlining relevant skills & experience, to hr.recruitment@pdports.co.uk and use job reference HSO-1277.

If you would like to find out more about the role informally, please get in contact for a chat with Nigel Ward, General Manager Groveport.  You can also find out more about who we are and what we do on our website, LinkedIn and Instagram pages.


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PD Ports awarded Gold Status from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for its commitment to health and safety excellence for the third consecutive year.

PD Ports - RoSPA Award Winner 2023