Warehouse Shift Manager

Leicester Permanent
  • Monday to Friday 08:00 - 17:00 Shifts
  • Leading eCommerce firm - this is a brand new start-up site

About Our Client

Page Personnel Logistics has exclusively partnered with a leading eCommerce firm in their search for a Warehouse Shift Manager based at their new start-up site, operating across a weekday shift pattern.

Job Description

On a daily basis the successful Warehouse Shift Manager will report into the Site Manager, leading a team of 30-40+ warehouse operatives. You will also have responsibility for the following areas:

  • Daily management of 30-40+ operatives
  • Managing costs and performance of the shift
  • Lead and engage a team to drive excellent customer service
  • Effective management of performance, conduct, absence, engagement and training and development of team members, holding people accountable to agreed departmental and company standards.
  • Monitor KPI's, identify and communicate associated actions and highlight areas for improvement such as:
    • Basis managerial responsibility such as Return to works, appraisals, absence management
    • Joint responsibility for continuous improvement within the warehouse - 5S
    • Responsible for all health & safety across site and promoting a safe atmosphere in which to work.

Warehouse Shift Manager hours of works for this role will be (or similar):

Monday to Friday - 08:00 - 17:00

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate for the Warehouse Shift Manager position will have the following skills and experiences:

  • A Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background
  • Ideally been involved in a new site start up
  • Have managed 40+ people and 5+ team leaders previously in a Warehouse / Distribution environment.
  • Have 3+ years people management experience.
  • Have worked within an eCommerce / Fast paced / demanding environment previously.
  • IOSH certified (desirable - at least an understanding or examples of being able to increase workplace efficiency and manage risk and resources)
  • An understanding of 5S / Lean / Six Sigma would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Be open to Continuous Improvement and Change Management ideas in an ever-changing business unit.
  • Have a proven track record in people management, people development and performance management with tangible examples.
  • Be commutable to Leicester (Lutterworth, Coventry, Rugby, Leicester, Nuneaton all commutable)

The successful candidate may have worked within a Warehouse Senior Team Lead, Warehouse Team Leader, Warehouse Supervisor, Operations Manager, Shift Manager role previously.

What's on Offer

  • Salary - COMPETITIVE
  • Company Holiday scheme
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Plus additional company benefits
Mark Smith
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+44 2078 312000

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Mark Smith
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+44 2078 312000
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