Who is our client?
Our client is a large, reputable Supply Chain Logistics business and they are currently seeking several Warehouse Shift Managers to work on the Night Shift. In this challenging and rewarding position you will be will be running an operational section of the business, ensuring the fulfilment of all their customers requirements. Reporting into the Nights Shift Ops Manager you will have line responsibility for up to 20 staff but day to day responsibility for up to 60 on a shift. On Night shift your shift starts anytime between 6pm – 9pm (for 8 hours) and you will work any 5 from 7 days.
The role requirements
For this role you will need to be a strong leader whilst always bearing in mind the bigger picture and the end customer whose standards and expectations must be met.
You will be dedicated in ensuring your team are engaged, well managed and perform to the highest standards against set KPIs.
You will be looking for ways in which to reduce cost and improve service etc.
You will investigate any service or operational failures ensuring they are understood and prevented from happening again in the future.
You will lead the way in terms of health and safety, ensuring your team understand the importance of being safe in the workplace at all times.
You will address any immediate issues such as disciplinaries, grievances, absences etc.
You will assist in the recruitment of new team members and develop a culture of respect and high performance within your team.
What sort of people are we looking for?
You have demonstrable experience and thorough knowledge of working in a large, fast paced food retail logistics environment (or similar).
You have a passion for encouraging teamwork, with an innovative approach to leadership and in developing new ways of improving performance.
You are used to working in a fast paced and highly pressurised fmcg / retail logistics environment with an excellent knowledge of Health and Safety, ideally in a multi-temp warehouse environment.
You have the ability to be able to think and act accordingly in light of any situation arising.
You are inquisitive and have a proactive yet methodical approach to your work.
You are hands on and embrace being part of a wider team, so you are happy to lend a hand to others where/when needed.