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Warehouse Shift Manager

Job Title: Warehouse Shift Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Heywood, Lancashire
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Contact Name: Chris Gradwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Warehouse Shift Manager
North West - Lancashire
Circa £30,000 + Benefits

4 on 4 off - 06:00 - 18:00

Role Profile:

Responsible for ensuring the Retail picking department supports the achievement of the operational targets for the site as a whole through the effective management of direct reports; accountable for maintaining best standards and Health and Safety practices and promoting a supportive working environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • To ensure all key performance indicators are monitored and achieved through effective management of direct reports.
  • To recruit, develop and manage direct reports to support delivery of the business KPI's
  • To have full accountability and responsibility for the performance of own department(s) including achieving auditable standards
  • To ensure that all Service Level Agreements (SLA's)are met
  • To contribute to, plan and execute the day to day operational strategy.
  • To identify opportunities and implement initiatives for continuous improvements in ways of working, quality, consistency and effectiveness of process
  • To develop all colleagues through appropriate interventions, such as probationary reviews, appraisals, PDP's and frequent and candid conversations in order to drive high performing individuals and teams.
  • To facilitate effective communication within the department, across the site, and also the wider business through regular feedback and ensuring team briefs are conducted which ensure all colleagues are informed of site changes and have up to date business information.
  • To ensure that departmental handovers are carried out to ensure smooth transitions from one shift to the next.

Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience
  • Managerial experience within a similar size manufacturing, processing or distribution environment
  • Managing large teams in a fast paced, retail environment
  • Proven working knowledge of Health & Safety and legal requirements within a distribution environment
  • Ability to interpret data and effectively apply outcome to the needs of the business
  • Demonstrate the ability to coach, lead and motivate teams to deliver results.
  • Experience of working within set budgetary and performance targeted workplace
  • Able to clearly communicate at all levels (direct and indirect reports) delegating to the appropriate level
  • Ability to influence peers and senior managers

This vacancy is currently live and if you would like to be considered, please apply now and your CV is forwarded directly to me at Cast UK.

Circa £30,000 + benefits

About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please