Warehouse Shift Manager

Full Time Permanent

Manchester Jobs Board

Warehouse Shift Manager, PM

Trafford Park

14:00-22:00 Monday – Friday


Ideal Recruit are currently looking for an experienced Warehouse Shift Manager for our flexible, dynamic, client in Trafford Park, who are a reliable third-party logistics (3PL) provider with strong family values. They are a growing company who are focussed on driving efficiency into the supply chain for their clients. Warehouse, Logistics and Supply Chain Management through innovation, dedication, and technology.

Key Responsibilities:

To support the Site Manager in the day to day running of the operation
To support the Site Manager in co-ordinating any issues within the warehouse
Scheduling and supervising the activities and functions of the warehouse staff
Ensuring the proper and timely completion of all warehouse activities
To communicate plans with the operations teams to ensure 100% customer satisfaction
To ensure compliance with the company’s Health & Safety policy and procedures through safe systems of work and practices, good housekeeping and the provision of information and training to the warehouse team to ensure total safety awareness.
To keep and maintain records of team performance against plans and to advise the Site Manager of factors that may disrupt operations which cannot be resolved by the team
To assist in the organisation of training and development for warehouse staff, including on-the-job coaching, and to evaluate training effectiveness in terms of improved individual and team performance and the maximum flexibility of team members
To review with the Site Manager and individual members’, opportunities for improving work methods and practices on a continuous basis
To offer regular feedback, formal and informal, on team and individual performance, including behavioural issues and highlighting good performance and areas for further development
To assist the Site Manager in controlling levels of planned and unplanned absence and take appropriate action to ensure cover, as necessary, and manage reductions of unacceptable levels
To participate as an active member of the management team, and to offer suggestions for solving problems, improving efficiency, customer and quality focus and team working

Flexibility within the role to be able to cover a variety of areas within the warehouse.
Able to demonstrate a high level of attention to detail.
Must be a team player who can work on their own initiative.
Able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of on-site systems.
Administration of a warehouse management system for all Warehouse staff.
Able to work to tight deadlines.
PC Literate in Word, Excel, and Outlook
Should demonstrate the drive and desire to progress.
Must be flexible in approach to work and shift patterns.
Ability to efficiently lead a team, delegate, supervise functions and keep staff motivated.
Should have good oral and written communication skills.
Excellent time management skills and problem-solving skills.
Strong interpersonal, conciliation skills and the capacity to network with suppliers and customers.
For a confidential discussion contact Ella Taylor-Dale @ Ideal Recruit Burnley or apply online

Unfortunately, due to a high number of applicants only those who are shortlisted for this position will be contacted, please take a look at our website for other positions available.

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