Warehouse First Line Manager

Derby Permanent £26,000 - £32,000
  • An exiciting opportunity for an experience warehousing professional...
  • Fixed 0600-1400 shift pattern across Monday to Friday...

About Our Client

My client is one of the country's leaders in the retail & FMCG 3PL distribution business, with a headquarters based in Derby. Due to rapid expansion in the workforce, as a result of revenue growth, the business are now looking to bolster their management team with two Warehouse First Line Manager's their 06:00-14:00 shift pattern.

Job Description

On a daily basis the successful Warehouse First Line Manager will report into the Warehouse Operations Manager and lead a team of between 20-85 highly successful colleagues. You will also have responsibility for the following areas:

  • Daily management of 20+ colleagues, rising to 85 during peak.
  • Basis managerial responsibility such as Return to works, appraisals, absence management
  • Joint responsibility for continuous improvement within the warehouse such as GEMBA walks and Kaizen events.
  • Based upon one of the key warehousing sections, i.e. inbound, outbound, pick & pack, replenishment or e-commerce.
  • Responsible for all health & safety across site and promoting a safe atmosphere in which to work.
  • Colleague engagement is at the forefront of the business, thus you will be expected to promote a healthy environment.

The Successful Applicant

The successful Warehouse First Line Manager will be based in Derby and embody the following experience / skills:

  • 2+ years experience in Team Leader and / or Warehouse Management.
  • Strong background of knowledge in warehousing and logistics
  • Proven track record of leading teams of 15+ colleagues.
  • IOSH or NEBOSH is desirable, but not essential.
  • Any history of CI or Kaizen would be advantageous.

What's on Offer

  • £26,000-£32,000
  • 6% pension contributions
  • 33 days annual leave
  • Private healthcare for you and the family.
  • Large opportunities to progress within the current structure
Reece Clarke
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+44 115 934 8692

Job summary

Warehousing Management
Transport & Distribution
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Consultant name
Reece Clarke
Consultant phone
+44 115 934 8692
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