Warehouse Section Manager - Shirebrook

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Transport, Logistics
East Midlands
£25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£25000 per annum, Benefits: Free Parking, Staff Canteen, career progression
Centric People
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Our client, a forward thinking, dynamic Sports Retailer are seeking an experienced Warehouse Section Manager to support their 2.2 million square foot distribution facility based in Shirebrook.
Reporting directly to the Warehouse Shift Manager the role will involve the successful running of a section of the warehouse i.e. goods-in, put away, sortation and dispatch.
Our client has invested in new technology and are looking for candidates who have experience or a good understanding of warehouse automation systems.
This is a very busy fast paced role with up to 1200 staff on site at any one time.
The role will involve supporting the warehouse shift manager in all aspects to deliver KPIs and the smooth running of the shift of up to 1200 employees.  To help you achieve this you will have the support of your Warehouse Shift Manager and Operational Management plus a fabulous team of Supervisors, team leaders and Senior Warehouse Operatives.
Duties and Responsibilities:

- To clearly communicate department targets on a regular basis to your respective teams.
- To be responsible for ensuring Health & Safety compliance in accordance with company policy and legislation and proper reporting of incidents and/or near incidents in accordance with procedure.
- To manage inventory accuracy through monitoring of the daily warehouse activities.
- To provide leadership to Supervisors by establishing clear expectations and demonstrating high standards of work practices.
- To monitor and report all work related goals including operational KPI’s.
- The effective supervision of all staff under your direct or indirect control.
- To ensure all administration duties as required are completed to ensure daily KPI performance is achieved.
- To deputise for a Shift Managers during holidays and sickness periods as required and directed by Operational Management.
- To assist and support the Shift Managers in co-ordinating and conducting investigation meetings with members of staff when appropriate and ensuring that Company procedures are adhered to.
- To promote an open and honest working environment.
- To assume the responsibility of First Aider & Fire Warden.


- Experience, knowledge or understanding of Warehouse Automation Systems
- Worked in a fast-paced environment responsible for looking after high volumes of staff
- Ability to work well under pressure
- Good decision-making skills
- Experience working within a voice pick operation
- Previous team lead / management experience in despatch, goods in, put way and sortation.
- Experience with accident investigation
- IOSH certificate or equivalent an advantage


The hours of work are across days, evenings, nights working a 45-hour week with 2 x 30 minutes break per day. 
5 from 7 rota, shifts do not rotate.
Days – 5:30am – 3:30pm 
Evenings - 2:30pm – 12:30am
Nights – 9:30pm – 7:30am

Contact Details:
Centric People
Tel: 01484 90 30 40
Contact: Jacqui Campbell

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