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Head of Engineering - National

Head of Engineering - National

Posted 5 April by Yodel Delivery Network Limited Featured Ended

Headof Engineering

Engineeringis a key component of the Yodel Distribution Network – in fact the businesscould not operate without it! In this newly created role you’ll own both thecurrent and future engineering solutions within the business, bringing theskills and experiences to bear on the maintenance, continuous improvement andstrategic agenda. You’ll also take full ownership of both the Sortation andService Centre engineering function, both in-house and with 3rd party serviceproviders.

At the heartof Yodel delivery business, we have 3 National Sort and Transport Hubs based inHatfield, Wednesbury and Shaw and 47 Service Centres receiving around 145million parcels a year on behalf of around 1000 clients. Yodel has a relationship with 85% of the UK’stop 250 retailers and we’re B2B and B2C service provider covering everypostcode in the UK. We have approximately 11% of the UK B2C parcels market andannual revenues of £425 million.

AboutThe Role:

You’ll beleading a team of experienced and skilled Engineers to maintain and improveengineering capability within the Network, plus all elements of Engineeringspend and budgeting. Reporting into theDirector of Operational Planning you’ll have the opportunity to create the EngineeringStrategy for Yodel aligning it to the Business and Operational Plans. Workingwith the Operational and Lean Teams to improve the efficiency of volume flowswithin the Network and taking ownership of the Short, Medium and Long-Termcapacity and capital plan for the engineering function.

To put itsimply you’ll provide expert advice to Yodel Leadership teams in matters ofEngineering!


You’ll haveproven experience of managing multi-site engineering teams, ideally gained in asortation environment. Your experience will include them management anddelivery of both revenue and capital expenditure, delivery of large scaleengineering change programmes and management of both in-house and third partyengineering teams and service providers.

Of course,you’ll be a confident communicator and can develop excellent stakeholderrelations with the ability to influence and negotiate at all levels. We’re notlooking for an Accountant but you’ll be analytical and numerate and ideallyprofessionally qualified in Engineering Practices. Membership to a Professional Institute wouldbe a bonus!

So,what you waiting for apply today for this great new opportunity!

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