Owls, Vampires, Stars, Street Lights, Cat’s Eyes, Fireworks, Batman, my 2 year old toddler……. a short list of things that all seem to work better at night. Some of us humans function better that way too, and if you happen to be one of them and working in Warehouse Management then read on!
A successful (market leading), established, privately owned distribution business based in Birmingham have asked us to help identify a proven Shift Manager to come on board and motivate, inspire and lead a team of supervisors and operators to deliver, quite simply, great results. This role gives you the chance to help with establishing this organisation’s first night shift.
Essentially, you will be running the night operation, reporting into the Head of Operations, leading a team of 15-20 staff working in a semi-automated FMCG warehouse environment. The night shift manages the inventory replenishment and stock control side of this particular operation, with some minor fulfilment carry over from the back shift. They carry a lot of product, over 100,000 different lines in fact, so its imperative that accuracy and availability are maximised, which is what makes this particular role so important.
In order to be successful in this role it is expected that, as well as obviously knowing a thing or two about Warehouse & Inventory Management, you will be the sort of person that builds great rapport with your team, is a motivational leader and not afraid to get stuck in and hands on when needed – no sitting in your office barking out orders here! This is a fast moving environment servicing both direct to consumer and business clients, so previous experience of working in a similar operation would be a plus, although isn’t essential.
In return for you bringing the above, you will receive:
So, if you are looking for your next Shift Management challenge and consider yourself nocturnal, why not send us your CV or drop us a line for more info.
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