Warehouse Shift Manager job for a market leading 3PL company based in London
Your new company
You will join one of the leading logistics and distribution companies in the UK that provide solutions to some of the largest retailers/manufacturers in the UK. As the market leaders in the 3PL world, they provide solutions for a variety of different industries such as, Retail, Energy, Consumer Goods, Construction and more. They provide transport/logistics services to their customers and also facilitate services for container transportation and storage, as well as warehouse solutions.
Your new role
As a Warehouse Shift Manager you will be responsible for leading and managing a warehouse team of 4/5 Team Leaders and 30/40 colleagues. You will be responsible for keeping track of KPIs and driving operational performance for each shift related to cost, quality, service and absence.
You will need to effectively plan and communicate these targets to ensure that all of your team are clear about what is required of them. At a senior position you will lead from the front and promote company standards to the best possible standard. You will also liaise with customers, colleagues and other 3rd parties to meet and exceed customer expectations.
You will be required to work 5 out of the 7 days, and be flexible to work rotating shifts; either, 6am - 2pm and 2pm - 10pm. You will also be required to work some weekends, approximately very 4 in 6.
What you'll need to succeed
You will need experience within the warehouse environment and have a good understanding of the operations and warehouse management systems which will enable you to manage and lead a team. You will need to be an excellent communication skills and be able to solve problems logically with the ability to analyse data and make recommendations.
Customer experience should be at the forefront of your objectives with the ability to be able to effectively build relationships with your team and clients.
What you'll get in return
As well as a competitive salary you'll join a fantastic team of motivated, ambitious people who thrive under pressure and strive for success in a busy environment. You'll get a competitive benefit package and join a company that will enhance your career as well as expose you to incredible experience within the Transport world with one of the big players in the industry.
What you need to do now
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