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An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of the successful Superdrug Supply Chain; working within one of our two busy Distribution centres as a Shift Manager.
This vacancy is for the Northern Region Distribution centre; based in South Elmsall, Pontefract.
The shift pattern is 39 hours per week where flexibility will be required to all 3 shift patterns any 5 days from 7.
With over 830 stores under our portfolio; we aim to deliver the BEST; The right product, in the right place at the right time; delivered at unbeatable cost, through a skilled and committed Supply Chain Team.
A Shift Manager supports the Operations Manager with Daily management of all site operations; leading a team within a designated area of the Distribution Centre. A passion for results will ensure that all specified standards are maintained; if not exceeded, ensuring resources are planned and controlled. Working as “One Team” to ensure that operational efficiencies are identified and maximised and within agreed budgets and timescales; Leading Growth & Innovation within the team, utilising appropriate resource and safe working practices; to be an ambassador to help create a Supply Chain that makes our customer smile!

Keys roles and responsibilities:
Coach and develop all colleagues, ensuring regular reviews are conducted; implementing and endorsing all agreed training and development plans 
Drive site development through continuous improvement and efficiency initiatives
Engage all operations across the DC to ensure that they are working in a collaborative manner with each other, in order to provide the optimum output, review the necessity for corrective actions where required
Collaborate with Business Key Stakeholders to optimise all DC activities and its interface with its other areas of the operation; for example; Transport, Stores & Supply Chain
Provide a comprehensive shift handover to the appropriate shift manager
Take a strong commercial focus with direct management of the targeted budget cost for your shift, ensuring the successful delivery of KPI’s; to contribute towards business strategy
Role model a site culture that demonstrates our company values
Be an ambassador for driving good health & safety practices across the site
Driving and leading, ad hoc projects and reports when required
Conduct site and team briefings where required
Deputise as the Operations Manager when required
Working flexibly to meet the demands of the business
Key skills & attributes:
Excellent people management skills
Proven senior management experience within a DC environment or similar
Drive continuous improvement
Excellent planning and project management skills
Excellent analytical and IT skills
Excellent communication skills
Sound knowledge of cost reports, budgets and operational efficiencies, including cost management



Stadium Way,South Elmsall,PONTEFRACT,WF9 2XR


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