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Current Vacancies


Job Details

Job Title: Warehouse Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Hours: 39 hours per week
Closing Date: Friday 1st October 2021


Summary of Role

At Bailey, we are one big family. We have been building Bailey leisure vehicles here in South Bristol since 1948 and are very much part of the local community. We are now looking to hire an ambitious and hardworking Warehouse Manager to join our team in Aztec West.

You will be responsible for the fulfilment of customer orders through effective management of PRIMA Warehouse (goods in, stock control and goods out). Ensuring operational excellence through continual process review, driving improvement and delivering operational KPI’s to budget.

Does this sound like you? Apply now!


Specific responsibilities

  • Assist Head of PRIMA in delivering strategy of the business by delivering operational efficiency and key operational KPIs to budget.
  • Driving operational excellence through continual process review and improvement.
  • Responsibility for the fulfilment of customer orders through effective management of PRIMA Warehouse (goods in, stock control and goods out).
  • Working with BUK to ensure Group policies and procedures are implemented.
  • Deliver successful on time supply of new products liaising with all Group departments as necessary and documenting processes.
  • Delivering Warehouse weekly KPIs as agreed with Head of PRIMA, setting and monitoring daily targets to achieve this.
  • Carry out start and end of shift tool box talks and roll calls.
  • Ensuring all next day deliveries are dispatched same day (i.e. where a customer has paid for next day delivery).
  • Ensuring pick slips generated prior to 4pm are cleared every day.
  • Introducing stock control procedures to increase confidence in stockholding and minimize financial impact of stock adjustments.
  • Explaining any necessary stock adjustments to Group Finance personnel.
  • Overseeing annual stock take and ensuring stock variance is less than 0.5% of sales (e.g. £20k on sales of £4m).
  • Implementing cycle counting process with accompanying project plan and process map documentation and timescales.
  • Ensure weekly errors (as reported weekly by Group Finance) are minimized and do not exceed agreed limits.
  • Control carriage out costs and deliver to budget.
  • Reduce carriage in costs by working effectively with the Purchasing team.

Health & Safety

  • Ensure adherence to all health & safety policies and procedures on site.
  • Ensure all pre shift FLT checks are completed each day.
  • Take charge of and manage all mandatory training (e.g first aider and forklift truck).
  • Work with the H&S Manager to ensure racking inspections take place and all racking is safe to use and monitored correctly.
  • Ensure all near miss and accidents are reported and logged correctly in a timely manner.
  • Highlight and investigate any issues, making sure key individuals are informed.

Management

  • Ensure all direct reports work safely and to their agreed job descriptions.
  • Maintain skills matrix, identifying areas of improvement within the team.
  • Follow the businesses strategy and lead the introduction of lean principles into the warehouse, constantly looking at ways to drive efficiency and minimize waste.
  • Implement and drive 5s principles, utilizing where appropriate expert knowledge.

Requirements 

  • Experience of managing retail warehouse(s) and inventory management.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Problem Solving skills to find solutions and make decisions.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage and lead multiple projects.
  • Experience in using WMS Systems.
  • Man-management experience.
  • Pro-active “can do” approach.
  • Experience of reporting into Senior Stakeholders.
  • Understanding of health & safety requirements and legislation.
  • Adherence to all health and safety procedures.

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to apply via email. Please ensure you include your CV (and covering letter, if you wish) and state the role you are applying for. The HR team will be in touch within 48 hours to acknowledge your application and to advise next steps.

By applying to this role, you confirm you have read and agreed to Bailey’s Candidate GDPR policy

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Job Details

Job Title: Project Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Hours: 39 hours per week
Closing Date: Friday 1st October 2021


Summary of Role

Are you an enthusiastic team player with a passion for design? If so, our Project Engineer role may be perfect for you!

Working in the Product Design Department this role will support the introduction of new Caravan and Motorhome designs from initial concept all the way through to product launch. This exciting role is a great opportunity to develop your experience within project engineering.


Specific responsibilities

This role centers around the design of individual caravan and motorhome interior and exterior parts from modelling to manufacture.

Responsibilities include:

  • Producing detailed designs of caravan and motorhome interiors.
  • Working with the Prototype team to create Mock ups and Prototypes to ensure design ideas are achievable.
  • Effectively collaborating with the Manufacturing and Pre-Production teams to ensure a smooth transition into production.
  • Liaising with suppliers and communicating effectively with other functions outside the Product Development team.
  • Utilising excellent evaluation techniques to determine the best design solution.
  • Understand and prioritise work to fit with the overall project plan.
  • Work within the project guidelines and metrics as outlined in Project Brief.
  • Actively participate in, and sometimes lead, design reviews.
  • Attend industry shows.
  • Work within Departmental and Company guidelines: Policies, Procedures and Work Instructions.

Requirements

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes including CNC routing, vac forming, Extruding & injection molding.
  • Proven experience of working effectively with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with a particularly sound ability to communicate technical issues.
  • Analytical problem solver.
  • Positive team player.
  • Able to successfully manage time and prioritise tasks.
  • Ability to understand and produce manufacturing drawings to BS8888.
  • Knowledge of 2D & 3D CAD including surfacing (preferably Solidworks & AutoCAD).
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office.
  • Minimum of 1 year’s relevant experience within a similar environment (preferred).
  • Our ideal candidate would be a Product Design or Engineering graduate with aptitude for interior or product design.

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to apply via email. Please ensure you include your CV (and covering letter, if you wish) and state the role you are applying for. The HR team will be in touch within 48 hours to acknowledge your application and to advise next steps.

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Job Details

Job Title: Production Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Hours: 39 hours per week
Closing Date: Friday 1st October 2021


Summary of Role

At Bailey, we are one big family. We have been building Bailey leisure vehicles here in South Bristol since 1948 and are very much part of the local community. We are now looking to hire an efficient and experienced Production Engineer to join our production team.

 The production engineer will contribute to the delivery of new models manufacturing plans and support the production team to drive efficiency and achieve production targets.


Specific responsibilities

  • Producing high quality virtual build for new models which includes; process planning and analysis, evaluating design through process and assembly simulations, determining areas for improvement and communicate corrective actions to the product development team.
  • Competently supporting factory simulation to drive efficiency.
  • Issuing clear work instructions and support the training of production operatives.
  • Conducting time-motion studies.
  • Effectively analysing current processes to implement optimisation and load balancing actions.
  • Designing new production tooling and improve existing tooling.
  • Introducing automation to minimise manual handling.
  • Liaising with different business departments to drive improvement.
  • Adhering to company standards including health and safety procedures.

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical engineering.
  • Competence in 3D modelling and detail drawing issue (Ideally SolidWorks).
  • Good analytical / problem solving skills.
  • Pro-active and results driven.
  • Ability to communicate clearly to shop floor operatives as well as senior managers.
  • Good organisation skills and ability to prioritise workload.
  • Capable of working under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Flexible approach and ability to use workshop / power tools as assembly duties maybe required occasionally.
  • Mechatronic experience advantageous.

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to apply via email. Please ensure you include your CV (and covering letter, if you wish) and state the role you are applying for. The HR team will be in touch within 48 hours to acknowledge your application and to advise next steps.

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Job Details

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Hours: 39 hours per week
Closing Date: Friday 1st October 2021


Summary of Role

At Bailey, we are one big family. We have been building Bailey leisure vehicles here in South Bristol since 1948 and are very much part of the local community. We are now looking to hire an experienced and confident Project Manager to help lead the business through the next stages of development.
Responsible for the planning, control and introduction of new projects from conception through to production, we require the successful candidate to confidently and successfully settle into their role. In return you will receive an excellent working environment with amazing opportunities to develop and thrive.


Specific responsibilities

  • Managing the stage gate process, in conjunction with project sponsors for the evaluation, selection, execution, and monitoring of the product development portfolio
  • Providing support and facilitation for end-to-end product introduction process.
  • This includes but is not limited to risk management, prioritization, scheduling, cost control, communication and issue resolution.
  • Excellent management of workflow between teams alongside consistent reporting.
  • Engaging in all aspects of project management, including planning, leadership and management of internal and external resources.
  • Serving as a point of escalation for team members issues and queries. Utilising a high degree of expertise and discretion to ensure timely resolution of issues by focusing on root cause analysis and implementing corrective action plans.
  • End-to-end project accountability for multiple NPD Launches in conjunction with all other Bailey departments.
  • Line management of team members, following HR practices and setting objectives/tasks.
  • Development of Project office, reviewing and implementing new procedures and controls, such as Stage Gate Reviews.
  • Strong capability in leading project teams and challenging project leaders on timescales and workload.
  • Responsible for establishing processes including protocols for product validation.
  • Developing excellent report and documentation formats.
  • Coach, mentor and motivate project team members, influencing them to take action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Working within PD Department to look for and implement continuous process improvement opportunities.

Requirements

  • Client focus and excellent interpersonal communication skills for working with internal and external clients and partners.
  • Ability to communicate with representatives at any level or position within the company.
  • Results orientated.
  • Highly motivated with the ability to focus on both the intricate details and wider perspective.
  • Highly responsible team player, with the ability to impact and influence team members.
  • Proven capability in decision making and problem solving.
  • Successfully identifying opportunities for improvement and implementing preventative or corrective actions.
  • Shows flexibility and ease when adapting to change.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Adherence to all health and safety procedures.

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to apply via email. Please ensure you include your CV (and covering letter, if you wish) and state the role you are applying for. The HR team will be in touch within 48 hours to acknowledge your application and to advise next steps.

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Job Details

Job Title: Purchasing Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Hours: 39 hours per week
Closing Date: Friday 1st October 2021


Summary of Role

At Bailey, we are one big family. We have been building Bailey leisure vehicles here in South Bristol since 1948 and are very much part of the local community. We are now looking to hire an experienced and pro-active Purchasing Assistant to join our team in Aztec West.

You will be responsible for supplier related matters. This ranges from minimising late orders to invoiced price queries and stock ordering. It is key that you ensure operational excellence through continual process reviews, driving improvement and delivering KPI’s to budget.


Specific responsibilities

You will assist the PRIMA Warehouse & Technical Manager in delivering strategy of the business by delivering operational efficiency and key operational KPIs to budget.

With a focus on drive operational excellence through continued process review and improvement, you will work with the team at Bailey of Bristol to ensure group policies and procedures are implemented.

Manage and minimise customer late orders by:

  • Ensuring accuracy in late order reporting.
  • Achieving weekly late orders in line with Business KPIs and Targets.
  • Managing late orders around shut down periods to ensure no increase in same.
  • Ensuring outstanding supplier Purchase Orders are managed within agreed supplier lead times and arrive by expected receipt date.
  • Chasing all supplier Purchase Orders that are past their expected receipt date.
  • Maintaining a dashboard of late order information, including reasons for late supplier delivery, so that this can be reviewed by Head of PRIMA and Group Head of Procurement for the purpose of supplier review meetings and contract negotiations.

Ordering:

  • Complete weekly stock ordering in line with customer orders.
  • Quarterly review of minimum stock levels and reorder points in agreed format.
  • Quarterly review of slow-moving stock and review of obsolescence in agreed format.
  • Assist Head of PRIMA with ad hoc supplier negotiations and queries.
  • Resolve all supplier invoice pricing queries and ensuring invoices in SICON are completed within 48 hours of receipt.

Ad-hoc Procurement related tasks:

  • Maintain a supplier database with key information such as contacts, dates of SLA’s and tracking agreed pricing structures.
  • Completion of sub-assembly process.
  • Completion of direct ship process.
  • Handling rejected PO process.

Requirements

  • Experience of in a retail or manufacturing environment with a high volume of SKUs.
  • Proven experience of stock ordering and supplier contact.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to manage and lead multiple projects.
  • Excel knowledge and skills.
  • A team player with a pro-active “can do” approach.

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to apply via email. Please ensure you include your CV (and covering letter, if you wish) and state the role you are applying for. The HR team will be in touch within 48 hours to acknowledge your application and to advise next steps.

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Job Details

Job Title: Category Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Hours: 39 hours per week
Closing Date: Friday 1st October 2021


Summary of Role

At Bailey, we are one big family. We have been building Bailey leisure vehicles here in South Bristol since 1948 and are very much part of the local community. We are now looking to hire an experienced and proactive Category Buyer to join our procurement team.

The post holder will be responsible for all suppliers within an assigned commodity base, providing support on tactical accounts whilst actively managing the top 20 suppliers within this portfolio on areas such as pricing, stock holding, capacity planning, risk mitigation, obsolescence and quality issues.

You will be expected to create and develop a commodity specific strategy, ensuring areas of risk are identified, addressed and where possible mitigated. You will actively construct short, medium and long term plans addressing cost and lead-time reductions to be created and managed.


Specific Responsibilities

  • The scope of this role covers all aspects of managing and developing the supply base to support operational needs. Taking into account price, quality, and delivery ensuring continuity of supply throughout the lifecycle of the product.
  • It will be the postholders responsibility to ensure any issues or concerns within the supply base that may prevent the business meeting our customer commitments are acted upon immediately, resolved as quickly as possible and prevented from future recurrence.
  • The post holder will have regular engagement with other members of purchasing, Operations and the Engineering community and design, working closely with them to quickly identify potential issues and diffusing with short and long term actions.
  • The post holder will be personally responsible for ensuring continued supplier performance (delivery, cost, quality, responsiveness). Visiting, assessing and setting up new suppliers where required and creating exit plans for poor performing accounts and de-risking monopoly sources.
  • The role demands an awareness of commercial contracts and an absolute understanding of the importance of personal integrity in negotiations and discussions with suppliers.
  • The role requires a strategic and proactive approach to activities and outsourcing opportunities to reduce inefficiency and drive out unnecessary costs and long lead times from the supply chain

Requirements

  • A good level of experience within a manufacturing environment requiring an essential need for a responsive supply base.
  • Extensive experience in a purchasing and supply chain function within a JIT manufacturing environment.
  • Previous experience in outsourcing and VE/VA projects essential.
  • Computer literate, to include advanced Excel skills.
  • Ability to add value, reduce costs and make business improvements.
  • Well-developed communication, negotiation, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-starter and effective time manager. Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Principle Accountabilities.
  • Full supplier management covering all aspects of supply across your assigned portfolio, this will include personal savings and lead time reduction targets along with supplier on time delivery targets.
  • The post holder will be required to contact suppliers and resolve high-level issues regarding price, quality, delivery or payment.
  • Ensure continuous supply of goods within a dedicated commodity.
  • Create/ negotiate contracts and terms of business with suppliers. Set up/review agreements, undertake scorecard reviews and manage performance improvement activities.
  • Manage/support implementation of Engineering change requests on critical or difficult parts.
  • Develop a commodity strategy to improve operational efficiency, add value and drive out cost and risk from the existing supply chain.
  • Project Lead outsourcing and new product projects.
  • Prepare RFQ packages and analyze tenders received.
  • Deliver updates and reports as and when required.
  • Carry out research on and evaluate existing and new suppliers.
  • Continually review purchasing systems and processes and implement improvement where appropriate.
  • The post holder will be required travel within the UK and overseas.

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to apply via email. Please ensure you include your CV (and covering letter, if you wish) and state the role you are applying for. The HR team will be in touch within 48 hours to acknowledge your application and to advise next steps.

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