- Analysis skills
- Microsoft Office
BOURNEMOUTH SITE OVERVIEW
Coty has an iconic portfolio of more than 77 brands across fragrances, color cosmetics, hair care, body care and skin care. Coty Bournemouth Distribution Centre (DC) distributes many of these products, including Rimmel, Max Factor and Sally Hansen. The site is a strategic DC shipping product to UK & Ireland, Europe and globally. It is one of Coty’s largest DC’s with over 200 employees and a footprint of 22,000m2, and ships in excess of 280 million units of beauty products per year.
The Process Engineer is responsible for identifying and leading process improvements in the local logistics supply chain operation to deliver continuous improvement in Safety, Quality, Internal Controls, Service and Cost.
In reality, this means working on, participating and leading a variety of projects at the same time to achieve identified targets in terms of cost savings, efficiency improvements etc. It’s very much a team based role with opportunities to progress through the organisation. The role is based at our Bournemouth site which is a global distribution centre. Therefore, there is the opportunity to work across Logistics, Transport, Warehouse, Operations and Customisation as well as Customer Services which provides a fantastic opportunity to learn all elements of our business.
Within time (for graduate roles) we expect that you will take on a leadership role and manage teams encompassing performance management, training, development and coaching and much more!
Communication, teamwork and leadership are all vital elements of the people we look to hire. You will be working with all levels of people from Warehouse Technicians to Senior Management. You must be able to manage your time, manage multiple projects, have at least intermediate MS Office skills and bring enthusiasm and passion to the role!
The role reports to our Operations Leader/Process Engineering Leader and you will be part of a team of fun and focused Process Engineers, each of which has responsibility for supporting specific operational areas and site systems.
Foundations - Safety, Quality & Internal Controls
Responsible for Safety in your area – work with operations technicians to identify safety risks and lead delivering improvements, lead investigation for any safety incidents in your area, own development of safety procedures and training, responsible for change management in your area
Ensure quality standards are met in the areas
Ensure safety, quality and internal controls training is on track for your teams
Actively take part in the Safety, Quality and Internal Controls programs
Cost - Process Improvement & Productivity
Identify and own all projects in the 3 year plan for your area and run regular loss analysis in your areas to meet cost saving targets
Identify and own all cost reduction, simplification, new business and system projects in your area
Build capability in the areas by improving training standards through becoming a technical master in your area and developing this expertise with technicians
Improve and maintain standards in the areas
Understand process work in your area and capability to actively support the Operations by Flowing to the required areas when needed
Run To Target (RTT)
Develop the RTT strategy (Daily Operations Processes) for your area – develop/own the work processes and deploy across the operations team
Actively participate in the Operations Daily Direction Setting meeting (DDS) and support DDS members when needed to put in place systemic fixes for losses in your area – lead driving DDS algorithm to deliver continuous improvement in RTT work process
Own in-process measures for the areas and drive improvements related to the measures
Responsible for addressing service failures due to processes and systems in your area of responsibility, and making service reliability improvements.
Own the Area RTT Process – data capture, analysis and recommendations to optimise results
Cover for relevant team members as/when needed
Organisation: Employee Engagement
Lead relevant Team members ensuring the team has quality goals and 1-to-1s and that they are done in a timely manner
Drive Atmosphere (working environment) improvements in area - improve standards to create an environment where everyone can perform at their peak
Take on site functional responsibility and leadership for several work processes/areas e.g. Change Management, Internal Controls, Security, etc.
THE COTY IDEAL FIT – KEY SKILLS
Influential Leadership – The Process Engineer role may have 1-2 direct reports who will be business experts in their area. You will have responsibility for an operational area of the DC and will be responsible to lead, through influential leadership, the shift operations teams to understand and identify key opportunities for improvements in Safety, Quality, Internal Controls, Service and Cost for your area. You will also be working with multiple departments to identify new areas of opportunity to improve productivity, costs or work processes and need to engage their support in delivering your projects.
Problem Solving and Analytical skills – A Process Engineer needs to have strong data gathering and analysis skills to identify opportunities to improve Safety, Quality, Internal Controls, Service or Cost and recommend solutions supported by sound data analysis.
Setting Direction and manage multiple priorities - You will work with your manager until you are ready to set your own direction and 12 month plan through identifying the biggest opportunities to focus on and then engage the wider organisation/stakeholders to deliver against this plan. This will often require multiple projects at the same time that you will need to be able to prioritise your time to focus on the biggest opportunities and deliver targets for your area.
Project Leadership - The process engineer is expected to deliver complete solutions. It’s not just having bright ideas; it’s leading them to full implementation, following through on all aspects of the improvement project.
Embraces Change - The Process Engineer will need to be an advocate for change in a market and company where our systems are constantly developing and targets changing. It is necessary to show adaptability and responsiveness to the business and be proactive in executing necessary actions to accommodate meaningful changes when required and be flexible to pick up responsibilities out of your direct area of responsibility as the business requires.
Grows Capability - This person must be seeking to develop their own capabilities through becoming a business expert for their area - you will need to develop in depth mastery in the systems and processes in your area and be capable to perform these tasks. You will need to be able to both tweak/fine tune and holistically innovate whole processes and work with the operators on the floor, site leadership, internal and external partners in order to achieve this. This expertise should then be used to build capability of the individuals within the operations team to deliver continuous improvements in results through improved capabilities.
Background – The Graduate Process Engineer will be degree qualified in an Engineering or very closely related subject and must be able to work shifts as/when required to support the business need (currently we operate a 3 shift cycle) and be prepared to spend around 80% of the time in the operations area, as well as being able to travel to other sites as/when required (less than 10% of time). To note – it is on the odd occasion that shifts are worked in this role.
For placements and interns the above applied, however applicants should be studying for a degree in an Engineering or very closely related subject.
Our purpose is to celebrate and liberate the diversity of beauty. We challenge convention through invention, expanding our horizons to enrich your reality with possibility. We build brands to inspire and enable our consumers to experience the confidence and joy of expressing their beauty, their way.
We are Coty – and our people make us who we are.
It’s important that we find individuals who are a great fit for our business, not just for us but for you too. We want people to thrive here and, if you are the right culture fit with us and we with you, you’ll be able to shine and achieve beyond your own expectations.
For us, beauty is and beauty does. We are very focused because we all want the same thing: to help our consumers celebrate and liberate the diversity of their beauty – and that takes creativity, excellence and radical thinking – we are here to disrupt the beauty industry on behalf of consumers and you need to want to join that mission to succeed here.
We have an energetic intensity about us. We’re quite relentless in our determination to deliver, always accountable for our actions and tenacious. We will not be beaten by obstacles.
Responding quickly with agile thinking to business challenges and opportunities is second nature to us. We like it that way as it means we can be creative and find new ways to make things happen fast. Colleagues will expect it of you and you’ll expect it of them – we’re a team and we help each other. We’re all in it together – irrespective of level or part of the business.
We always go the extra mile, pushing the boundaries to be that best partner we can be to our customers and to excite and delight our consumers.
When you join Coty, you become part of a vibrantly diverse and energetic group who have fun in an intense sort of way. Because we’re not just here for the ride, we want to change things.