Warehouse Shift Manager

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    Administration, Warehousing, Logistics

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    Phoebe Griffin

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  • Contact phone:

    0118 907 3199

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    about 1 month ago

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Permanent Role - Monday to Friday - 40 hours per week

We are looking for Shift Manager to join our successful team within an Electrical Trade Wholesaler based out of Westbrook, Warrington. 
  • Contracted to 40 hours per week
  • Monday to Friday
  • Shift times: 13:30 - 22:00
  • No bank holiday working required
  • Benefits : Pension scheme, Life assurance, 25 days holiday
  • Logistics’/Warehouse experience essential  

As a Shift Manager, you will manage the day to day operations within a warehouse environment, Staff planning to drive fulfilment rates and provide training and coaching to ensure service level targets are consistently achieved
You will also support the chain supply management team with workloads & priorities within tight time scales and contribute to the implementing operational strategy in line with business objectives

The Role:

  • Plan and execute the day to day operational activities ensuring that picks, packs and despatches for customer and distribution (branch) orders are managed effectively.
  • Develop and manage relationships with internal customers and third parties to ensure high levels in customer centricity and delivery of service.
  • Motivate and develop staff to achieve objectives and comply with Company policies and procedures, addressing any shortfalls in performance.
  • Control and monitor costs within area of responsibility e.g. overtime, absence and transport carrier costs.
  • Utilise RF and HHT (Hand Held Terminal) capabilities within the system to improve stock placement, accuracy and throughput efficiency.
  • Ensure shift KPIs are met, including management of, and weekly/monthly reports are completed in a timely manner.
  • Practice and use lean principles to improve processes and remove non value added wastes.
  • To facilitate effective communication, across the shift through regular feedback and ensuring team briefs are conducted which ensure all colleagues are informed of site changes and have up to date business information.
  • Ensure site security measures are enforced with staff and housekeeping standards, are met and maintained in line with Health & Safety and Quality Standards, taking prompt and appropriate action if any issues are identified.
The Person:
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety, environmental and/or quality standard within a distribution environment.
  • Transport understanding with regards to legal requirements
  • Demonstrable experience of running warehouse operations, and managing staff with ability to sustain, motivate and develop.
  • Previous experience of inventory control.
  • Knowledge of Warehouse Management System (WMS) function (M3 advantageous)
  • Awareness and/or skills in lean techniques; practicable improvements to workflow, work processes and efficiencies
  • Effective communicator with a good standard of English (spoken + written) and numeracy.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
  • Ability to analyse data and deliver a high degree of accuracy
Please APPLY ON LINE today 

Our client believes that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list. Therefore, they will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work in the UK.