First Line Manager, Northampton

Job Summary

Reference: 137100429
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton
Salary: 26000 per annum
Date Posted: 11/24/2016

Job Description


The opportunity for a an experienced Warehouse First Line Manager to join a market leading 3PL has arisen with one of our major clients. Shift patterns are fixed days OR nights any 5 in 7 however flexibility to work different shift patterns may be necessary.

As Warehouse First Line Manager you will be responsible for a team of warehouse colleagues, providing leadership and direction to ensure productivity and service KPIs are consistently achieved.

As a forward-thinking individual you will also seek to identify opportunities for continuous improvement and added value without comprising service.

Leading and developing your team from the beginning, ensuring that the correct culture is embedded in order to maintain high customer service levels.
Building a strong-day-to day relationship with your team
Monitor and positively review KPI and SLA targets of your team.
Maintain continuous improvement program to ensure efficient and effective operations

To be considered you must have First Line Management experience gained in a busy and diverse distribution environment. This is a well established site and has some long serving employees, so the ability to work well with others is a must.

Excellent people manager with good communication skills.
Able to add value through an engaging management style.
Experienced and competent with WMS.

On offer is an excellent package with a salary of circa 26,000, depending on experience.

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