Operations Management Graduate

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Operations Management Graduate 

Location: National

Employment Type: 2 year rotation

Hermes are the second largest parcel carrier service in the UK and our operations team is the core of our business.  They deliver 380 million parcels, employ 3000+ people, work over 30 locations, including Europe’s largest Hub, deliver to 5000+ parcel shops and 440 lockers and manage 18,000+ self-employed couriers.

As an Operations Manager you will get stuck into all kinds of operational activities, every day is different and can involve some early starts, late finishes, night shifts, weekend working and bank holidays. Flexibility is key to support our people and the operations.

As a business Hermes is driven by our four values; do the right thing, dare to be different, strive for more and be customer obsessed. We run our business by these values and they are reflected in everything we do.

What our 2-year scheme involves:
6 x 4-month placements within the warehouse and transport operations including; Hubs, Depots, Transport, Central Planning, Courier Delivery and Parcel Shop teams
Managerial responsibility
Exposure to working on critical business project
Hermes Management Development programme
Mentor within the business to support you
Graduate peer networking and development days
You could be based in any of the following locations:

Two of our Hubs: Rugby and Warrington

One of our 27 Depots: Glasgow, Dundee, Sheffield, Bradford, Liverpool, Bolton, Tyneside, Carlisle, Crewe, Birmingham, Coventry, Enfield, Weybridge, Thurrock, Gatwick, Maidstone, Hemel Hemsted, Southampton, Bristol, Bridgwater, Avonmouth, Swindon, Newmarket, Peterborough, Pen-y-bont, Plymouth, Belfast

Our Operations Management scheme is all about creating Future Leaders within the operations. By working your way through the different areas, we will give you the skills and experience you need to fast track your way through our business. Not only do our parcels take incredible journeys our people do too. 

What you’ll need to be a Hermes Graduate:

Have or be expecting a 2:1 degree
A passion for people management, logistics and supply chain
A full UK Driving Licence
Influential, self-motivating and results driven
Great interpersonal skills and a collaborative, customer focused approach
Determination to take ownership of problems and solve them
Great communication skills and the ability to lead, influence and build strong working relationships with a diverse team
Positive attitude determined and a great listener and communicator
Resilient and able to work in a fast-paced environment
Flexibility to move around the UK and grow your skills in different Hubs, Depots and Sub Depots (you won’t necessarily get to work in your closest location)
Be able to work early starts, late finishes, night shifts, weekends and bank holidays

If this sounds like the perfect start to your exciting career, then apply today