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Warehouse First Line Manager - 6 Month FTC

  • £28000 per annum
  • Wellingborough
  • Posted: 05/06/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 479100325

Job Details

Warehouse First Line Manager – 6 Month FTC

Ref: HB/479100325

Remuneration: up to £28,000

Location: Maidstone

We have an incredible opportunity for an experienced Warehouse First Line Manager to join a market leading 3rd Party Logistics distributor for a 6 month FTC. The role is based in Wellingborough at their dedicated food distribution site.

Salary is up to £28,000 per annum (DOE) + shift allowance for night shifts.

There are various shifts on offer, days or nights

5 out of 7

4 on 4 off.

The Role

As Warehouse First Line Manager you will be responsible for the health, safety, welfare and management of a team of warehouse colleagues across the business.

You will manage an operational function on a daily basis to achieve effective and efficient operations with excellent standards of service whilst focusing on areas such as development and engagement of the team.

Your key responsibilities will be:

• Management of a Operational function on a shift by shift basis, ensuring strong decision making to deliver efficient and effective service

• Build and motivate a the team, including recruitment, performance management and ongoing team development

• Responsible for the control of Health & Safety

• Manage resources for the Operational function to deliver it's objectives

• Ensure compliance to and regulatory legal compliance

• Complete all reports as requested by the General Manager

• Lead a team to optimise day to day performance including shift sections and site briefings.

• Produce accurate daily and weekly KPIs ensuring they are delivered on time

• Identify opportunities for continuous improvement

The Person

To be considered for the role as Warehouse First Line Manager you must have previous Warehouse operational management experience

• Retail/ Food and Drink distribution experience advantageous

• Warehouse Operational management experience essential

• Excellent people manager with good communications skills plus the ability to communicate objectives and information, inspiring the team to deliver

• Able to add value through an engaging management style.

• Experienced and competent with WMS.

Package & Prospects

This is a 6 month Fixed Term Contract (FTC) with potential to go permanent.

On offer is a salary of up to £28,000, per annum (shift allowance for night shift).

This an excellent opportunity to develop your career with an employer highly recognised for the development and welfare of their staff.


Based in Wellingborough and is commutable from:







Market Harborough

And the surrounding areas

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Ref: HB/479100325

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