Distribution Shift Manager - Margate

Ref: 351 Date Posted: Thursday 16 Sep 2021
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Venrec are pleased to be recruiting on behalf of our client based near Margate, Kent for a Distribution Shift Manager

This role is extremely important to the smooth running of the business 

This role will involve working a back shift, predominantly 3pm to Midnight, shift patterns are to be confirmed at interview stage

The role entails:

  • Assisting with the management of all activities within the outloading and inloading areas in order to ensure that performance objectives are achieved
  • Supporting the Logistics and Operations Manager in leading and inspiring the team of Section Leaders and MSOs in order motivate and push for continuous improvements and that KPI's are achieved
  • Planning, coordinating and monitoring orders 
  • Working closely with the planning and production teams in order to ensure that information flows effectively in both directions 
  • Monitoring and managing the distribution areas in order to ensure that there is adequate space available and ensuring that all equipment is in good condition and that the area is clean and in good order
  • Assisting with recruitment 
  • Ensuring that Health, Safety and Environmental regulations are adhered to 

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Previous experience working within a similar role would be beneficial 
  • Previous experience working within a distribution business which services multiple retailers would be essential 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Knowledge and understanding of the legal requirements involved in operating a warehouse 
  • Problem solving skills 
  • The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines 
  • Experience operating 

The salary for this position is £35,000