Warehouse Shift Manager

  • Full Time
  • Cheshire


We have a fantastic opportunity to join a newly refurbished site based in Crewe, Cheshire as our clients Warehouse Shift Manager. This role is to help with their continued growth and success and will be a pivotal part of their Warehousing function. 

The company are well established, family owned and they have a team of dedicated, ambitious and hard working staff who are all focused on delivering a quality service to their clients. This role is for a Warehouse Shift Manager so you will be based on the floor ensuring the team are motivated and are achieving targets at all times. 

Our client works with a prestigious portfolio of client and due to company success they require TWO experienced Shift Managers. Experience of Safety accreditation – IOSH or NEBOSH and experience of multi-channel or fulfilment operations would be advantageous. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • To co-ordinate and manage the activity of shift managers and team leaders; motivating, organising and encouraging teamwork within the colleague base to ensure productivity, safety and cost targets are met or exceeded

  • Take part in the weekly operational planning meetings

  • Lead the planning function to ensure all client promotional, seasonal and range launches are executed 

  • Carry out regular health & safety inspections and ensure the operation operates within all H&S guidelines

  • Set Shift Managers & Team Leader objectives and hold regular formal reviews

  • Maintain hygiene and security in the work environment ensuring standards are met

  • Monitor stock control systems ensuring inventory accuracy and liaising with the Inventory Control Manager

  • Maintain Integration between all warehouse buildings

  • Proactively identify future development opportunities within the service operation and influence and lead those development and change opportunities

  • Candidates must have and be able to demonstrate the following skills and behaviours:   

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 3-5 years minimum experience of managing a team 
  • A thorough understanding of  inventory control and stock movements
  • Resource & demand planning
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills, numerate and ability to influence
  • Promoting a culture of Safety and Continuous Improvement
  • PC Literate in Microsoft software ( outlook, excel, power point)
  • Significant experience of warehouse management systems
  • Resilience and pace setting
  • Empathetic and emotionally intelligent

Monday to Friday – early shift – 6.30am to 14.30pm & late shift 3pm to 11pm

Saturday & Sundays – day shifts – either 6am-2pm or 8am to 4pm

Please get in touch with Hannah or Keeley on 01782 712 230

To apply for this job email your details to Keeley.524F8BF75.0@applythis.net