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Dougall

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #75 on: 03-01-19, 12:12PM »
Headcount? Complexity? How many are there ?

Use fairly simple CAT A shops, it tends to be express store managers who have run the bigger and more complex express stores who then move into running a dual site. No idea on how many are around but I know of a few in my local area.
M360 do you know much about how it works?

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #76 on: 03-01-19, 02:33PM »
Not that I’m aware of, however plans for next year will get signed off at the top level over the next month or so.


Hi M360. If you had to put a % on the chances of victims of so called "soft structure changes" being offered a redundancy package this year, what would you give it? Thank you.

Soft structure changes are one's where they've identified enough natural wastage(people changing job and retiring) that they don't expect redundancy to be necessary. So, basically 0% chance unless something changes.

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #77 on: 03-01-19, 07:35PM »
Dougall, express dual site s.m is just a store manager running two shops with an extra shift leader in one or both of them, structure is still the same S.M runs the shops, SL runs duty shifts and S.M reports to area manager as per usual in express, I've seen examples of it running really well and examples of it going badly wrong, needs a good set of shift leaders who can run the duty shifts without the usual level of supervision they would get from a full time S.M but other than that no real difference in the day to day operation.
« Last Edit: 03-01-19, 07:38PM by penguin »
Tesco - the moden day word for workhouse

Dougall

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #78 on: 04-01-19, 07:33AM »
Thanks penguin

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #79 on: 09-01-19, 04:29PM »
I can't help but think that when the Xmas trading figures are released it will be the usual fudge of how well we are doing, then a month later more redundancies announced, especially as they can use brexit as an excuse.  The question is which dept do they go for? I know stores now that have no one on the shop floor during AM times, and with no guard it's a shop lifters paradise, so it makes you wonder if stock control and the back-doormen will be next to go?

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #80 on: 09-01-19, 06:44PM »
The future is Oracle where there won't be departments. Tasks wil be allocated hours and staff will be assigned various tasks during their shift (ie tip lorry/fill milk/hr on till/fill clothing). Think express ga exiperence in all stores.

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #81 on: 09-01-19, 07:18PM »
I was told oracle is really called debacle  as it does not work.People not being paid correctly was the main bugbear.

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #82 on: 09-01-19, 08:06PM »
Some changes have been good others bad. Managers should not be department specific. You see some managers standing around with the team and the next shift can't finish all the work left for the next shift coming in. One team :question: Likewise some managers wont authorise holidays and overtime etc if your own department manager is off.

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #83 on: 09-01-19, 10:56PM »
Oracle not happening for the foreseeable.

Too many issues trying to make it work with our current systems

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #84 on: 10-01-19, 04:52AM »
Global Moderator Comment Please do not quote immediately prior post(s).

Any ideas how much time and money has been spent on Oracle? Just like everything else the company tries to launch I.T. wise. Nothing ever works correctly and always ends up launching years later than originally planned.   

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #85 on: 10-01-19, 04:42PM »
Structure changes to dotcom inevitable at some point soon to make it more profitable

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #86 on: 10-01-19, 10:45PM »
My sm (express) doesn't even work 30 hours a week, rocks up @ 10am ish , has an hour for lunch then 4.30ish is getting resdy to go home after a busy day lol. 1 SM to for 2 express sites would work, time to clear all the dead wood out

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #87 on: 11-01-19, 06:32PM »
Oracle not happening for the foreseeable.

Too many issues trying to make it work with our current systems

Good. It was a bloody stupid idea even by the, "standards" of the morons at head office. 8-)

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« Reply #88 on: 11-01-19, 06:33PM »
Structure changes to dotcom inevitable at some point soon to make it more profitable

The only way to make Dot Comedy profitable is to close it down completely and fire everyone who works there. >:D

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #89 on: 11-01-19, 06:52PM »
The question is which dept do they go for? I know stores now that have no one on the shop floor during AM times, and with no guard it's a shop lifters paradise, so it makes you wonder if stock control and the back-doormen will be next to go?
So, because you say there are stores with no-one on the shop floor in the morning, and because there are no guards, some have become a shoplifters paradise, you extrapolate that stock control and backdoor could be next to go.
Outstanding bit of scaremongering detective work there Sherlock.
 

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #90 on: 11-01-19, 09:13PM »
Stock Control has been rumoured to be going over the last decade but it's still currently in place.....

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #91 on: 12-01-19, 01:43AM »
Stock control are unlikely to be going anywhere, having been given the long life date coding recently as an extra duty.

Additionally from what I gather, the trials done some time ago regarding removal of stock control via outsourcing to departments were an utter disaster.

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #92 on: 12-01-19, 11:40AM »
now the processes are in place , I can see a cull of hours in Stock control, more tasks , less time saves money

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #93 on: 15-01-19, 10:49AM »
Does anyone have detailed information on the meetings the SD’s had to attend at Head Office earlier this month? M360 do you have any idea please?

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #94 on: 15-01-19, 01:23PM »
About time price integrity was sorted out, why the need to change prices everyday? Why not just have the promotion and then leave the prices alone until the promo ends? Would save a lot of wasted time and paper, the miscellaneous changes are not needed.

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #95 on: 15-01-19, 01:42PM »
I agree with you StinyPoo - I work on PI and we have 2 of us on a 7-12 shift and 2 in morning 5.30-9.30 shift. A lot of times it would only need one on each shift apart from the full change, H&B changes, I would 99% agree with you on the misc but some of the Misc can be increases or decreases not many but it does happen but it is a pain putting them out when you know the label is already out but might have different wording etc,

We do end up helping filling but not for long as most of the filling is already allocated for twilights,

But I agree PI needs re structuring!

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #96 on: 16-01-19, 09:52PM »
Any leaks from SD meetings?

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #97 on: 17-01-19, 10:48AM »
Stinky poo, totally agree with you pi is a mess and needs to be sorted soon, management insist on putting hrs in wrong place.  A proper guide is needed even if it means moving people around a bit, our store fails time after time only time we are green is on non HB night where there are no promos.

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #98 on: 17-01-19, 02:41PM »
Should never have given pi to night managers don't give a damn a lady retired off pi a couple of weeks ago so what do advertise the job on the quietest nights one of the nights does include promo night but hrs are 10pm till 7 how they hope to be legal by 12 is beyond me.

It is well known nights and hrs are to suit someone they want to get job not hrs needed  >:(

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Re: 2019 Structure Changes
« Reply #99 on: 19-01-19, 06:42PM »
So has anyone got any information on the 2019 structure changes?