Warehouse Shift Manager

GBP30000 - GBP35000 per annum + Benefits
21 Feb 2018
21 Mar 2018
Aimee Rushe
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a well invested business who are looking for ambitious shift managers, ideally from automated, e-comm or 3PL backgrounds to manage various teams across a wide range of FMCG contracts, focusing on customer service and KPI delivery across high volumes. Team sizes rang from 10 through to 30 operatives. YOU MUST COME FROM A WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT BACKGROUND.

Client Details

Rapidly growing distribution business


You will provide excellent customer service to both external & internal Customers, ensuring the professional & efficient processing of a busy "Warehouse". The role includes resource planning, capacity planning, rotas, and administration. You will have the ability to demonstrate high standards in all aspects of warehousing & Shift Operations, focusing daily on "Quality, Cost & Delivery" of a successful positive environment.

You will ensure that stock levels are controlled to maximise availability & processes implemented & managed in accordance with internal Operations. You will manage a FMCG operation ensuring all processes are measured.

Accountable for achieving an efficient, cost effective and safe warehouse operation and ensuring the buildings are maintained to an acceptable standard that delivers security of stock and premises and a pleasant working environment.


*Effective Layout to maximise efficiency of order processing

*Reduce stock losses/damaged stock

*Budgets controlled (Head count, Overtime, stationery, maintenance etc.)

*Improve warehouse attendance percentage

*Drive KPI's to ensure output is maximised

*Understanding of Quality & Standards

*Understanding of HR systems regarding, WTD, Disciplinary Issues, etc.

*Demonstrate due diligence in Fire Prevention, Health & Safety, First Aid

*Maintenance of Site & equipment.

*Ensure throughput is maximised to achieve Company SLA/KPI's

*Managing the administration office and meeting accounting/reporting deadlines

*Providing leadership for Warehouse Team Leaders and Warehouse colleagues

*Ensuring customer SLA's are met, with good understanding of Customers requirements

*Driving improvements in pick, replenishment, & put away accuracy - target 99%

*Organising rotational stock checks and annual stock take working with PI & GI

*Complying with Health and Safety legislation, training employees and monitoring adherence

*Scrutinising the Accident Book and demonstrating "lessons learnt"

*Responsible for security of stock and premises

*Drive & Commitment

*Maintain a positive can do attitude

*Maintain an organised/hygienic department & personal

*React positively to reasonable requests

*Continually update own knowledge and skills.

*Contribute and participate to the annual PDR process

*Managing People

*Monitor and feedback on performance

*Carry out annual and interim review PDR, ROC

*Control attendance through timekeeping and holiday cover, RTW

*Identify and act on performance shortfalls or training requirements that may arise during the year

*Compliance with company policy, procedure and HR Guidance on the following

Job Offer

A salary between £30,000 and £35,000 + Benefits