Shift Manager

Gleeson Recruitment Group
£34,000 per annum
02 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client, a high-growth e-commerce business, is looking to recruit a Shift Manager for their facility based in Wolverhampton. The shift pattern for the role is as follows : Saturday to Wednesday, shift times : 16.00 - 24.00 (PLEASE NOTE - this shift pattern is non-negotiable so please only apply if you can commit to this).
My client is a profitable, high-growth online retailer operating in a popular, fast-growing sector. By applying a customer-first mentality they have successfully delivered organic sales growth and due to the acquisition of a competitor, have invested more than £10m during 2016 in order to expand the site. As a result of their continued expansion, the client is looking to appoint a high-calibre Shift Manager to help manage a period of change and be a key player in the future development of the business.
Reporting to the Head of Operations, the Shift Manager will play a key role in ensuring the right culture, systems, and processes are in place to ensure the site delivers on immediate requirements while also developing future capacity, allowing the business to continue its ambitious growth plan. You will manage a large delivery-focused team in a high volume, fast paced and demanding warehouse environment, responsible for motivating a team of up to 80 direct and indirect reports, keeping your people engaged in the short- and long-term objectives of the wider business.
The successful Shift Manager will demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Experience as Shift Manager leading a large team in a fast-paced environment, demonstrating the ability to motivate and inspire others while staying close to the day-to-day detail;
  • Ideally, experience of managing within an e-commerce environment;
  • Proven ability to coach and mentor a team, improving day-to-day KPIs;
  • Experience implementing and improving operational procedures and practices;
  • A personal determination to deliver on time, every time.

The successful Shift Manager with receive a basic salary of £34,000 - £40,000 plus benefits. Like any growing business, the client is able to support ongoing career development - as they continue to grow they will be looking for Shift Managers capable of stepping up to Operations Manager and beyond.
Gleeson Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist recruiter of management professionals on both a permanent and temporary basis, into a number of industries including third party logistics, automotive, FMCG and manufacturing. Please visit our website for further information about our services and to view all of our roles.
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