Nuestras metas - Tu camino

About Operations
The Preston Site is a lower tier COMAH site and as such operates with the highest focus on health and safety ensuring all our teams work in accordance with the site expectations.

We operate two production facilities specialising in chemical manufacturing and Polyurethanes working 24/7 5 days a week.

The site is supported by a materials management team working with suppliers to ensure we maximise our efficiencies and supply chain of which your role will be instrumental in delivering the highest quality and service.

Purpose of the Role
To support our inbound and outbound warehousing activities through our experienced warehouse team. You will be an integral part of the leadership team on the site, and you will be expected to work with all functions with a high level of engagement and enthusiasm.

You will be supported to achieve your operational targets and will be expected to support and lead your direct reports.

The Opportunity:
To work alongside a dedicated operations team in achieving their overall objectives to deliver Safety First, Production Efficiency and Excellent Customer Experience.

The Rewards:
You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, and a sweep of great benefits. We pride ourselves on our total reward package:
• Holiday 25 days rising to 28 days with service, plus bank holidays
• Working a 7-4 / 10-7 shift pattern to support the operational needs of the site
• A company pension contribution of up to 10%
• Private healthcare for you, with option to add family
• Group life cover at 6x your annual salary
• Global Income Protection (PHI)
• Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
• Staff discount platform & Cycle to Work scheme
• Dedicated Service Awards for reaching key milestones
• Selected discounted Sika products

The Support:
The site has a strong focus on leadership commitment by supporting our team members to excel, you will be working as part of a collaborative and openminded team who are striving to provide a supportive and action driven culture underpinned by our commitment to safety first.

The Skills:
You will be actively encouraged to develop your knowledge in your area by working closely with the onsite team to understand the expectations. Coupled with peer support and professional development we would be looking to support additional studies in warehousing and logistics qualifications.

A significant commitment to professional and personal development from day one, including a comprehensive local, product knowledge and leadership development initiatives complimented by a global Sika Business School offering.

The Future:
Potential Career Routes: Materials Management, Production Management
The opportunity to progress within a global company across a variety of business areas.

Tu experiencia - Nuestras fortalezas

  • Commitment to delivering the highest levels of focus on Health and Safety (NEBOSH or IOSH qualification desirable)
  • Evidence of Strong Leadership Awareness and Experience of managing teams
  •  A confident and Driven Leader you will work with your team to achieve your departmental objectives through time bound action plans / resource planning
  • Developing and Managing Warehouse Systems ideally in a Chemical Environment
  • Able to demonstrate a focussed approach to action close out and successful CI Projects
  • Ability to working as part of team or individually to drive the sites objectives

Sobre Sika

Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for waterproofing, bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting in the building sector and motor vehicle industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 101 countries around the world and manufactures in over 300 factories. Its more than 27,000 employees generated annual sales of CHF 9.3 billion in 2021.