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Warehouse First Line Manager

  • Up to £26K dependent upon experience
  • Leeds
  • Posted: 08/05/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: HB011285

Job Details

Warehouse First Line Manager            

Remuneration: up to £26,000 

Location: Leeds 

We have a great opportunity to join a market leading 3PL distributor. They require a number of experienced Warehouse First Line Managers to work at their busy fashion site in Leeds. 

This is a dedicated Fashion site so previous experience in similar environments will be beneficial as would experience using Red Prairie or Manhattan (WMS).


The role is based at Leeds.  

Salary is up to £26,000 (DOE)

Shifts on offer: Fixed early shifts 5.00-13.00 OR 6.00-14.00 any 5 out of 6.


The Role

As Warehouse First Line Manager you will be responsible for the health, safety, welfare and management of up to 40 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 all aspects of Health & Safety
- Managing resources effectively
- Ensure operational and 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 previous experience of managing teams within a warehouse environment.  

- Retail experience, particularly fashion would be advantageous
- Warehouse operational management experience essential
- An excellent 'people manager' with good communication skills with 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 warehouse management systems (Red Prairie or Manhattan is preferable.)


Package & Prospects

On offer is an excellent package with a salary of up to £26,000, plus excellent benefits.

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


Based in Leeds and is commutable from:










And the surrounding areas

If you are interested please email or phone me quoting Reference HB/011285 or click the apply button, if viewing on a job board.

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Ref: HB/011285

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