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Shift Manager - Ambient - J41, Wakefield

About The... We’ve got a fantastic opportunity for a Shift Manager to join our team at our  J41 Distribution Centre in Wakefield. You will be responsible for managing all warehouse shift operations within our fast paced operation. This...

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About The Role

We’ve got a fantastic opportunity for a Shift Manager to join our team at our  J41 Distribution Centre in Wakefield. You will be responsible for managing all warehouse shift operations within our fast paced operation. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the management team and support in driving business performance and coach to improve performance through our people agenda.

This is a full time permanent position, with Days and Nights shifts available.

Here at Morrisons our Shift Managers do the following;

  • Manage all shift activities within a fast paced warehouse operation to ensure that right products are sent to the right stores at the right time"
  • Scheduling rotas to achieve labour requirements
  • Managing resources to deliver objectives
  • Monitoring operational resource spend
  • Overseeing the operation and providing problem solving guidance and coaching to your team
  • Driving a culture of continuous improvement within your teams
  • Team Manager performance and development
About You

What skills and qualifications do I need to be a successful Shift Manager?

  • Management experience gained in a fast paced Warehouse/ Distribution/ Logistics environment
  • Proven experience in a people management role with the ability to deliver strong results through a team.
  • Experience of coaching and encouraging others to explore opportunities towards a solution and continuously improve how they do their job
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve, report information/findings, develop recommendations, and implement process changes in order to improve operational performance.
  • Experience of managing budgets and controlling costs
  • Strong leadership and coaching skills in order to engage motivate and develop large teams with varying skill sets.
  • The ability to build effective relationships across all levels of the organisation and cross-functional teams through the application of effective communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.

About The Company
Morrisons is the only supermarket that integrates manufacturing, logistics and retailing in one seamless organisation to the level that we do. Our Logistics function is quite exceptional. We work with Supply Chain to deliver the shortest lead times in the industry, 24/7, working as one team and bringing the best out in our people, which is one reason why we have dedicated training & development teams at every one of our sites. We plan well ahead for the future but can respond to changes within hours and minutes. And we're proud to say that we buy, clean and maintain our own vehicles which don't just deliver goods but collect recyclable waste as well, so that we don't just have one of the greatest but also the greenest Logistics operations you'll find anywhere. If you're looking for a faster moving, farther reaching, retail logistics career, it's here. 
If you’re interested in taking on a new challenge and have the skills to strengthen our team further, then we want to hear from you!

Our aim to offer more of what matters extends to our employees too. Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and a very competitive pay and benefits package. In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a discount card for you plus two more for friends or family members giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, a highly competitive pension scheme, Life Assurance and more besides.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community
 

Extra information

Location
Wakefield
Type of Job
Retail
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
No
Cover Letter Required
No
Languages
English

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