Warehouse Shift Manager - Shirebrook

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Transport, Logistics
East Midlands
£32,500 to £32,500 per annum
Salary Description:
£32500 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Salary, Amazing Benefits - Apply Today! 
Centric People
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We are delighted to be recruiting for an experienced Warehouse Shift Manager for our fabulous Retail client based in their 2.2 million square foot state of the art Automated site in Shirebrook.

Reporting directly to the Warehouse Manager the role will involve running the full shift overseeing goods in, put away, sortation and dispatch and to help you achieve this you will oversee a team of Section Managers, Supervisors, Team Leaders and Warehouse Operatives. 
This is a very fast paced high volume role working within a 2.2 million square foot distribution centre that has 1200 staff on site per shift.

The role will primarily involve the management and operational activities of the shift whilst observing and maintaining systems and methods of working to ensure the sound operational efficiency of the shift.

We are looking for candidates who have previous high volume, fast paced warehouse shift management with previous experience of warehouse automation and voice pick.  Accident investigation is also a primary part of this role therefore all candidates must have in-depth experience of this.
Candidate must also be able to effectively manage multiple teams in accordance with company policies and procedures and be responsible for the training, coaching and mentoring of team members.

Main Duties

- Maintain operational activities of the shift to include, training, staffing levels, budgets and financial goals
- Plan and develop systems & procedures to improve efficiency of shift
- Analyse and document business processes and problems and develop solutions
- Manage Staff in accordance to company policies and procedures
- Conduct interviews and train and coach new starters and assist with career development
- Conduct staff performance reviews and work with HR with any grievance & disciplinary matters
- Responsibility for staff holidays, break overtime and absence management and shift rotations
- Schedule and conduct shift meeting with staff and communicate clearly with supervisors and management
- Always ensure a safe working environment for all employees and maintain the companies’ health and safety policies.

Role Objectives

- Have a flexible approach to working hours in accordance to the companies’ requirements
- Organise tasks and deploy staff to ensure productivity and work flow of shift
- Communicate targets to staff to motivate and ensure targets are met
- Supervise staff to ensure a high standard of work is met in the correct time frames
- Work stations and isles are kept tidy and cleared at the end of each shift
- Prepare appropriate shift reports when required
- Ensure all deliveries are unloaded, checked and scanned away
- Conduct security checks during shift in accordance to company policy
- Complete specific work projects directed and agreed by the warehouse manager

Skills & Experience Required
Previous Warehouse shift management experience in a busy and fast paced warehouse environment is essential.

- Experience working in a High-Volume working environment managing multiple teams.
- Experience of Warehouse Automation and voice pick is essential
- IOSH or other relevant training certificates are also a distinct advantage
- Ability to work as part of a team
- Experience of investigations and handling disciplinaries.
- Flexibility to work shifts

Hours of work
Fixed Shifts, either Days, Evening and Nights based on 5 days over 7 rotas.
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: Mark Granger

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