• A leading 3PL FMCG business based in Leicester…
  • Experienced leaders in automated warehousing need apply!
  • About Our Client

    My client is an established household name, and sector leading, within food and FMCG distribution. They are currently expanding their operations in Leicester. As one of the highest remunerating companies in the sector, they are actively searching for only the highest calibre talent to join their new start-up operation. The business has recently spent over £25 million on upgrading their automated warehouse.

    Job Description

    If you are successful in your application to become a Warehouse Shift Operations Manager, you will report directly into the Site Warehouse Manager on a daily basis ad have the following responsibilities:

  • Direct responsibility for a team of 80+ operations colleagues and 3x direct line supervisors.
  • Implementing staff rotas, holiday schedules and deployment plans for all employees.
  • Ensure complete adherence to health and safety of the site.
  • Select ways of implementing methods of CI to ensure ever-increasing efficencies are achieved within your tight-knit team.
  • Ensure that company ethics, morals, and above all rewards and recognition are observed across the team.
  • You will have a vast knowledge of warehouse automation systems.
  • The Successful Applicant

    In order gain a positive response in this Warehouse Shift Operations Manager application you will desirably hold the following skills and experiences:

  • 3+ years experience in warehouse operations management of teams exceeding 40+ direct reports
  • Essential experience in automated warehousing
  • 3PL or large corporate logistics experience would be advantageous
  • Degree level education (BSc, BA, BEng, etc) would be beneficial.
  • IOSH, NEBOSH, HACCP would be desirable.
  • Commutable to the Leicester area.
  • A strong grounding in CI or Kaizen based improvement projects.
  • Six-Sigma qualifications or experience would increase chances of success.
  • Experience of project start-ups or automated warehousing.
  • Overall the role would suit established Team Leader’s, Supervisor, First Line Managers and Shift Managers, currently within the logistics sector.
  • What’s on Offer

    The successful Warehouse Shift Operations Manager package on offer will provide the following remuneration

  • £42,000-£45,000
  • 5 weeks’ annual leave plus standard Bank Holiday Allowance.
  • Competitive bonuses.
  • Excellent opportunities for progression.