Shift Manager

Gleeson Recruitment Group
£34k - 36k per year + Competitive Benefits
30 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
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 Wolverhampton. My client is a rapidly growing business and this is a significant opportunity to help drive change and expansion for the right candidate. As they grow rapidly they are acutely aware of the need for succession planning; significant growth is planned onsite over the next 12 months due to the acquisition of a competitor. Reporting directly to a General Manager, the Shift Manager will play a key role in ensuring the highest standards are achieved and customers have a full range of products to choose from. You will take ownership of your work and be given accountability to develop both your area and your team. You will lead a team of warehouse operatives in ensuring that stock is received, stored, packed, dealing with any issues in the first instance and escalating when necessary. The role will suit a candidate who is a proactive thinker able to implement decisions through his team quickly and effectively. You will communicate on performance issues and identify the training required, before personally coaching and developing your team to improve performance. To succeed in the role of Shift Manager you will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience: Good commercial knowledge in warehousing and distribution within a retail or FMCG environment; Experience as Shift Manager leading a large team of Team Leaders and Operators in a fast-paced environment, demonstrating the ability to motivate and inspire others; Experience of managing within an e-commerce environment; Proven ability to coach and mentor a team, improving day-to-day KPIs; Experience implementing and improving operational procedures and practices; A personal determination to deliver on time, every time. The following benefits package is available to the successful Shift Manager: £34,000 - £36,000 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 for further information about our services and to view all of our roles. To apply for the Shift Manager position, please click on the "apply now" button and your CV will be sent directly to Phil Birch. We will respond to successful applicants within 7 days, however please feel free to get in touch if you would like any further information about your application. This job was originally posted as