Warehouse Shift Manager

  • Location

    Aylesbury

  • Sector:

    Warehousing, Industrial, Manufacturing, Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary

  • Contact:

    Steph Sopjes

  • Contact email:

    ssopjes@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0118 907 3199

  • Job ref:

    Aylesbury1

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-24

  • Startdate:

    2022-07-24

  • Consultant:

    Stephanie Sopjes

We are looking forWarehouse Shift Manager to join our brand-new distribution site based in Aylesbury (HP22)

  • 40 hours per week

  • Permanent position

  • Monday to Friday…no weekend working

  • Working set shifts of either 06:00 – 14:30 or 14:00 – 22:30

  • No bank holiday working required

  • Benefits : Pension scheme, Life assurance, 25 days holiday, Free parking, canteen area

  • Warehouse/ distribution experience essential

Ournew distribution site is Brand New and will be our state-of-art flagship site for the UK operation, as the site is new you will really be able to make this job your own, from hiring to process implementation and everything in between.

Warehouse Shift Manager role starts from September 2022 – Site opens in November 2022

As a Warehouse Shift Manager, you will take ownership of the day-to-day operations , you will manage Staff planning to drive fulfilment rates , provide training & coaching to ensure service level targets are achieved and motivate your team to achieve distribution greatness

Ideally you will need to come from a warehouse/distribution background, solid experience of management of bothpermanent & temporary workforce ,  understanding of automation & systems would be an advantage  alongside a drive & passion to be part of a new site set up.

Warehouse Shift Manager :The Role;

  • Plan and execute operational activities ensuring dispatches for customer & stores are managed effectively.

  • Develop & manage relationships with internal customers and 3rd parties to ensure high levels of service.

  • Motivate & develop staff to achieve objectives and comply with policies and procedures and managing performance shortfalls.

  • Control and monitor costs within area of responsibility

  • Utilise RF & HHT capabilities within the system to improve stock placement, accuracy and throughput efficiency.

  • Ensure shift KPIs are met and provide weekly/monthly reports.

  • Practice and use lean principles to improve processes and remove non-value added activities.

  • Ensure site security measures are enforced with staff and housekeeping standards, are met and maintained in line with Health & Safety and Quality


Warehouse Shift Manager : The Person;

  • Solid 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 work flow, work processes and efficiency's

  • Effective communicator with a good standard of English (spoken + written) and numeracy.

  • Ability to analyse data and deliver a high degree of accuracy


Please APPLY ONLINE today

Would suit: Warehouse manager, Shift manager, distribution manager, shift leader, warehouse shift leader, Production manager, production leader, production shift manager.

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.