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Shift Manager

  • Job reference: 924285
  • Location: Haydock, Merseyside
  • Salary: GBP34000 - GBP38000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Section Managers, Transport and Logistics
  • Date posted: 02/05/2019

The Company

This client is a leading, global 3PL who are experiencing a period of rapid growth. With a strong network across the UK they are true leaders in their field, its an exciting time to join the business with lots of opportunity for career development.

The Role

Based in Haydock and reporting into the Operations Manager, the focus for the Shift Manager is to deliver all KPI's, ensuring excellence in safety, quality and efficiency. Key responsibilities include:

  • Delivering and promoting a culture of safety
  • Ensuring the company is compliant with industry regulations by working with the quality department to maintain and deliver SOP's.
  • Manage a team of approximately 30-80 warehouse operatives
  • Lead continuous improvement activities, focused on safety, quality and productivity. Use lean principles to guide improvements.
  • Engage in root cause analysis activities to eliminate problems from the operation
  • Develop and maintain resourcing plans
  • Promote a culture of teammate engagement
  • Manage a shift and major process path directly
  • Create personal development plans for teammates and team leaders
  • Monitor operational performance to ensure daily operational targets are met
  • Contribute towards the sites successful achievement of KPI's
  • Ensure that product is accurately moved and tracked both virtually and physically throughout the operation
  • Performance manage teammates in accordance to company policy

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience in a supervisory role leading high performing teams and working in fast moving environments
  • Ability to effectively and purposefully analyse data
  • Delivering and leading process change
  • Strong communication skills and good team player
  • Working knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems


Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.