Parts and Accessories Manager

Job description

The Brompton is acknowledged worldwide as the finest bike of its type and this excellence, combined with resurgence in cycling for transport means we are enjoying strong, sustained growth. If we are to continue to thrive we need to recruit great people who can drive innovation of our products and the processes used to make them. We are proud of our bikes and enjoy using them. We export 80% of our production to 44 countries around the globe and intend to produce over 50,000 bikes this year but believe that we’re just getting started.

Brompton Bicycle manufactures in its factory in West London a bike that is generally considered the best portable bike there is. The company is privately-owned, successful and profitable, and we have good relationships with our distributors and users.


If you have huge enthusiasm, thrive on being given responsibility and want to make great products that make a difference to people’s lives we can offer you a job you won’t find anywhere else.


You will join us at a critical moment in the company’s history. As our business continues to grow and our reach widen, our customers’ experience dealing with us is more important than ever. As we consolidate our position as a leading British SME, we must match our commitment to manufacturing excellence with world-class customer service.


As Parts & Accessories Manager in our Parts and Accessories operation you will lead, motivate and support a team of c20 operatives within a time-sensitive and demanding pick, pack and despatch environment.


You will maintain health and safety standards within the c5k sq ft warehouse and promote a positive health and safety culture on site.


You will have demonstrable experience understanding and implementing improvements to warehouse layout and product flow to support future capacity requirements and continuous improvement programmes. 


Experience managing a pick and pack operation to include order accuracy KPIs, location management, inventory control and non-automated pick pack and despatch is essential to the success of this role.


A strong Leader with the following key skills is required:

  • Must be able to demonstrate effective problem-solving and analytical capability.
  • Able to prioritise and delegate workload in a rapidly changing business environment
  • Achieve core KPI metrics and high customer satisfaction targets
  • Capable to problem solve through good analytical awareness
  • Sound inventory management knowledge
  • Strong communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Previous experience of people management

Knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma and Kaizen methodologies would be highly advantageous.


Job requirements

Knowledge and Experience

  • A minimum of 2-5 years’ management experience in a pick/pack environment
  • Computer literate with a good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and ERP systems
  • Workload planning and prioritising
  • Hands-on work ethic

Benefits

Brompton offers you a very excellent working environment with enthusiastic colleagues who get along very well, communicate and cooperate with each other. The working climate is informal, but we work hard. Next to good terms of employment Brompton offers you the opportunity to work in a responsible and challenging job within a dynamic, international and ambitious environment. We are all proud to be part of Brompton Bicycle; we all share the same passion and dedication to the company and embrace differences in cultural backgrounds and skills.

  • Huge discount on your very own Brompton (family and friends get discount too)
  • Position to thrive. Whether you’re early in your career or an experienced professional, Brompton provides you with everything you need to excel in your job and for personal growth. You will be actively encouraged to increase your skillset and to attend relevant events
  • 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, increasing the longer you stay with us
  • Workplace Pension Scheme, Season Ticket Loan, Childcare Vouchers, Flexible Working, Cycle to Work Scheme to name just a few…..
  • Birthday Breakfast, Family Fun Days, Christmas Parties, London to Brighton Bike Rides, Charity Raffles, Volunteering with the local community all go towards creating a working environment that is fun and enriching