Shift Manager

Posted 6 February by Gleeson Recruitment Group

My client, a leading retail distributor of fast moving consumer goods in an e-commerce environment, is looking to recruit a Shift Manager for their facility based near Tamworth. The successful candidate would need to have flexibility towards shift patterns due to volumes and operational needs…

As they grow, my client is acutely aware of the need for succession planning; this is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to help drive change and expansion onsite. The company hope that the successful candidate will contribute to the growth of the business and progress within their ranks.

Reporting directly to a Head of Operations, the Shift Manager will play a key role in ensuring the highest standards are achieved onsite whilst giving full operational support to the Head of Operations. The Shift Manager will lead their team to meet operational objectives within a fast moving e-commerce fulfilment centre. You will be asked to build a strong team and provide your Team Leaders and warehouse operatives with the direction needed to ensure success. You will be an escalation point for your team, responsible for feeding issues back to your Head of Operations whilst dealing with any issues in the first instance. You will communicate on performance issues and identify the training required, ensuring that team members work in an efficient and safe manner to achieve maximum levels of performance.

To be successful in this role you will be an experienced Shift Manager from a fast moving e-commerce or retail environment and be highly customer focused, managing and motivating shift operations to achieve daily output targets and deliver shift KPIs. To succeed in the role you will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Experience as a Shift Manager leading teams in a fast-paced environment;
  • Experience of managing within an e-commerce environment;
  • Passionate, resilient and with a positive outlook in difficult situations;
  • Managing conflict and dealing with these issues accordingly.


The following benefits package is available to the successful Shift Manager:

  • £30,000 - £33,000 basic salary
  • Competitive benefits


Gleeson Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist recruiter of management professionals on both a permanent and temporary basis, into a number of industries including third party logistics, automotive and manufacturing. Please visit our website www.gleeson-rg.com for further information about our services and to view all of our roles.

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Reference: 34412449

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