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Ref: JD-YI-42Location: Mids / StaffsDate: 30/01/2019  send to a friend
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Cross Dock Warehouse Shift Manager
28.5k + Benefits

Our client offers a wide range of supply chain solutions for businesses that require an extra level of quality and care for their products. The distribution, warehousing and courier divisions have grown year on year. 


Due to increased volumes of deliveries and collections flowing through the distribution site, there is an exciting opportunity for a Warehouse Shift Manager to join the Warehouse team overseeing the afternoon cross dock warehouse operation at their RDC in Crick (NN6).


Reporting to the Operations Managers this key role is responsible and accountable for all afternoon cross-dock activities/operations. By empowering the team, you will develop a high performing warehouse team that will focus on delivering the effective running of warehouse and transport operations. Responsible for the safe, efficient and cost-effective management of all identified key tasks, whilst ensuring the team are working to the required standards.


Key Accountabilities

  • Own, lead and manage all afternoon warehouse shift activity to achieve an efficient cross dock operation.
  • Accountable for scheduling all cross-dock activity working with all departments.
  • Supervises dock operatives and a varied amount of temporary labour in the transloading of freight.
  • Manage all administrative personnel associated with the cross-dock.
  • Ensures that product is transloaded correctly and proper procedures and safety codes are followed by all personnel.
  • Develop initiatives to benefit and improve all facets of the cross-dock operation.
  • All pallets marshalled correctly ensuring the floor is effectively prepared for the nightshift.
  • Printing PODs for pallets out for next day delivery and labels for pallets coming in on our vehicles.
  • Review all afternoon deliveries, prepare stock, load vehicles.
  • Check customer loads/manifests (normally Ideal)
  • Walk the floor, checking all pallets on the floor are labelled correctly and sorted.
  • Daily handover of morning to afternoon shift, daily handover of manifests to warehouse nights team.
  • Accidents and incidents identify root causes and any reporting trends, advising on possible remedial action, taking a proactive approach on analysis for prevention and deliver improvements.
  • Ensure that all employee relations activity, such as absence management, performance management, disciplinary proceedings and the training and development of your team is carried out in line with Company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that all relevant warehouse standard/safe operating procedures, are trained out to the team.
  • Ensure the warehouse operation complies with all quality and health and safety procedures whilst striving to achieve zero accidents per 100,000 hours worked.


Skills and Experience:


  • Experience of a busy cross-dock operation, pallet network or 3PL operation
  • Excellent leadership, motivational and people management skills
  • Able to work to time sensitive deadlines and prioritise work
  • An understanding of a target driven environment
  • Good numeracy, spoken and written communication skills
  • Strong IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, Transport Management Systems)
  • Counterbalance Forklift and PPT licences
  • Manual Handling experience and ability to work in a physically demanding role
  • Able to pay strict attention to detail


Apply now for immediate consideration!

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