Shift Manager - Distribution Centre

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Benefits£Excellent plus pension, bonus, life assurance, 25 days holiday and staff discount
Superdrug PLC
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Due to the ever-growing nature of the e-Commerce business we currently have a brilliant opportunity for a Shift Manager within our eStore operations as part of our Distribution team. This role will manage all components of a Distribution Centre shift ensuring resources are planned and controlled to ensure customer requirements are met, and exceeded where possible, within pre-agreed budgets and timescales.

Part of this role will include:

- Coaching and develop all Team Leaders, ensuring regular reviews are conducted and agreed training and development plans are put in place and actioned.
- Liaising with Team Leaders and the General Manager to identify individuals to coach and develop to fulfil future business critical roles, ensuring training and development plans are put in place accordingly.
- With the General Manager, agree specific KPI`s for all functions within their area of responsibility and have a mechanism in place to monitor and review performance against these.
- Drive site development, continuous improvement and efficiencies
- Constantly monitor all operations across the DC to ensure they are working in a collaborative manner with each other, in order to provide the optimum output. Put in place corrective action where this is not the case.
- Work closely with the Transport Team to optimise the DC activity and its interface with transport/warehouse operations.
- Provide a comprehensive shift hand over to the shift manager coming on shift
- Take a strong commercial focus with direct management of the targeted budget cost for their area of responsibility, ensuring the delivery of KPI`s to contribute towards business strategy.
- Positively contribute to ensuring a site culture that demonstrates the Company values.


Person specification

The successful candidate will have retail experience yet also open to new challenge. They will be working in a fast paced warehouse environment using new technology and leading a team of up to 100 people.

We are seeking a candidate with proven management experience within a distribution environment or similar. You will have strong project management and multitasking skills to enable management of a range of activities across different and potentially conflicting timescales.

You can take a broader prospective to problems by identifying underlying issues and patterns to identify and define new, less obvious solutions. You will also be able to utilise your depth experience to provide regular technical advice, expertise, mentoring and guidance to others.

Superdrug`s purpose is to be the best in everyday accessible beauty and health, and we are committed to bringing innovation and the latest styles and trends to every high street in the UK and Southern Ireland at fantastic prices. Our customers can be reassured that we are committed to bringing new and beautiful brands to our customers exclusively and faster than our competition. We currently have over 830 stores and employ 12,500 colleagues.

Our head office in Croydon is an informal, friendly and fun place to work with the feeling of being part of the action. You can take initiatives, test things out and, as part of the A.S.Watson Group, the world's largest health & beauty retailer; you`ll enjoy a far reaching and fast moving career.

Contact Details:
Superdrug PLC
Tel: 07403044940
Contact: Jenna Sherriff

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