Warehouse Shift Manager

A & B shifts = £26,447.41 (includes shift allowance)

Night shift = £30,000.46 (includes shift allowance)

We are currently recruiting for a warehouse shift supervisor on behalf of our client based in Rugeley. These are permanent positions.
Shifts available – AM & PM or permanent nights

Job Overview
The DC Senior Supervisor is responsible for supporting all operational activities, in line with the Shift Managers requirements. This includes labour planning, compliance to HS&E procedures, adherence to standard operating procedures, and planning of activities to meet the DC operational demands and targets.

Responsibilities, Accountabilities and Duties

  • Ownership of selected activity area. E.g., Picking and dispatch etc.
  • Performance monitoring of all reports
  • Forward plan and balance labour and equipment, against operational plans to meet the shifts productivity targets. This includes monthly set goods issue targets, and availability associated to efficient put away requirements.
  • Provide support and consult with other areas/leaders, to facilitate the integration of activities to maximise productivity and react to any issues on the shift.
  • Promote, educate, maintain and where necessary improve standards of H&S, 5S housekeeping and organisation of the complete area of responsibility.
  • Identify potential process improvement and where appropriate lead project/s for implementation.
  • Provide support to operators and less experienced technical staff in resolving problems and issues related to standard operating procedures.
  • Lead, develop and motivate operatives to ensure they are capable of delivering targets and goals
  • Effective communication to all associated stakeholders, to adopt a ‘closed loop’ feedback culture for all projects or queries.
  • Ability to operate and process provided warehouse management system (SAP), in an accurate and timely manner.


  • Self-motivated, adaptable and uses initiative
  • Organisation and planning skills
  • Pays attention to details and accuracy
  • Communicates clearly, concisely and accurately
  • Motivation and leadership skills
  • Ability to manage people and develop capabilities
  • Basic knowledge of all internal operations and processes
  • Applies analysis and judgement to assess shift performance against key measures, to decide between priorities and solve problems
  • Takes personal ownership of seeing problems through to solution.
  • Numerate and able to use IT necessary for the role
  • Continually strives to update and extend technical knowledge and capabilities.
  • Looks for and applies best practice

Complexity and ambiguity:

  • Support other operational areas when issues arise.
  • To have the ability and knowledge to move between areas when required.
  • Work as team to achieve the DC goals and be adaptable to meet the needs of the operation


· Work for an established company who will offer a full training programme with a genuine interest in your future.

· Ongoing development reviews

· Opportunities to progress into other areas of the business

· 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays

· Employee wellbeing programme offered to all members of staff

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Application ends on October 1, 2022


  • Location Rugeley
  • Job category Warehousing
  • Salary £26 - 30K
  • Job type Full Time, Permanent, Temp to Perm
  • Consultant Details Nikki Bowd
    01543 506 000
Job ID: 9775 Application ends on October 1, 2022