Recruit Mint Ltd

Shift Manager





Recruit Mint have partnered with a global third-party logistics company that is expanding their UK operation with a brand-new purpose-built warehouse in Biggleswade.

You will be joining their new flagship warehouse at the very start of implementation, so this is truly a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Shift Manager.

Our client has an inclusive company culture and through their "open door policy" they value feedback from all staff about anything that could improve performance or the working environment.

As a Shift Manager you will be responsible for managing both permanent and temporary workers ensuring that service level agreements are met.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • To plan, organise, manage, and take full responsibility of departments within your designated shift.
  • Ensuring operational efficiencies, service levels, people management and weekly targets are met in line with the service level agreement.
  • Delivering and documenting continuous improvement opportunities across the departments' systems and processes.
  • Be responsible and take ownership for your teams performance, ensure regular reviews and 121 meetings of Team Leaders takes place to drive performance, commercial and operational improvements.
  • Strong administration skills, ensuring all work is captured and invoiced including creating/managing/reviewing site documentation (SOPs, KPIs and H&S) and ensuring all relevant monthly/yearly checks are actioned and recorded correctly.
  • Deliver all forms of communication including briefs, management meetings, visual aids, and performance boards.
  • Monitor compliance in line with company policies and procedures.
  • Champion a safe working environment, ensures Health & Safety is adhered to across the site and on all shifts.

Key Skills:

You will have the following:

  • Knowledge of the warehousing and logistics market
  • Managerial know-how in people management and development
  • Supply chain knowledge
  • Knowledge of ISO standards audit requirements and application
  • Knowledge of HR policies and company Procedures
  • Leading and deciding        
  • Working with people          
  • Analysing and Interpreting 
  • Organising and Executing        
  • Adapting and Coping     
  • Familiarity with JDA or similar Warehouse Management Systems
  • Problem solving skills with a 'can do' mindset
  • MS Office intermediate level

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