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IT Project Manager - Automation

Job Description

Our client a leading international retailer are seeing an IT Project Manager – Automation to join their expanding team based in Nuneaton.


The main purpose of this position is to create a long-term strategy for automated Warehouses, ensuring successful integration between the Automation WCS and the WMS.



  • Directs, manages, and develops their Logistics Assistants and Logistics Administrator
  • Establishes and maintains positive working connections with outside collaborators. Manages Aldi's partners in accordance with contract rules, ensuring that performance is tracked and reported for continual improvement
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define the project's goals, budget, and deliverables, as well as to achieve consensus and unambiguous alignment at all levels
  • Identifies, examines, and offers cost-cutting options in the supply chain, as well as develops operational plans for implementation, all while maintaining due diligence and stakeholder engagement
  • Collaborates with other Logistics Managers to ensure consistency, alignment, and efficiency where departments intersect, as well as to improve service and cost
  • Ensures that all legal obligations in his or her area of duty are followed



  • Supply Chain, Warehouse Automation (Manhattan) and IT experience is essential
  • Industry experience in a Management role would be desirable
  • Previous project and people management experience
  • Experience of stakeholder management at all levels
  • Automated Warehouse operations
  • Integration of Warehouse Management systems with Warehouse Control Systems
  • Leadership, Team Management, Strong Communicator, Management of 3PL, Cost Savings, Budget Management
  • Logistics qualifications strongly desired but not essential
  • Minimum 2:2 degree or equivalent