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Shift Manager

Shift Manager
Advertising End Date:
15 Jun 2018
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Job Description

Job Description

DPD is the UK’s leading time-critical parcel delivery carrier providing both national and international delivery services. We combine fantastic people, amazing service, innovative products and state of the art technology to deliver an incredible customer experience. As a multiple award- winning business, we’re also a great organisation to join.

Overview of Role

This role requires night working and you’ll need the flexibility to work 5 nights from 7, to include weekends. You will be working in an environment where operating efficiently under pressure and at pace will be a fundamental aspect of the role.

Your primary responsibility will be to ensure that the Warehouse Operatives are engaged, well managed and fully organised, so that the unloading of lorries and the accurate sortation of parcels is achieved in a timely and efficient manner. You will also:

  • Be comfortable working within and adhering to all Key Performance Indicators (Transport, Health & Safety and Costs) and being subject to all HSE regulations and local policies

  • And have added responsibility for resourcing additional staff at short notice in the event of any employee absence

Due to the time-critical nature of our business the successful management of the night function is crucial to ensure a smooth handover to the next Shift Manager.

To succeed in this role you must have a good level of people management experience, gained in a parcel distribution/logistics, production line or related industry environment. You will be comfortable working in a pressurised and fast paced environment. And having direct accountability and responsibility for motivating and leading a high performing team. You should also;

  • Be a good communicator, both written and verbal, with strong and decisive decision-making, problem solving and time management skills

  • Demonstrate high levels of resilience, self-motivation, flexibility and the ability to work on your own initiative

  • Have a good degree of computer literacy, as well as the ability to monitor performance and analyse data, along with the initiative to act accordingly

Specific Requirements

You must hold a full driving licence and be willing to work across all 7 days, this will include weekends.

Why DPD?

In return, you can look forward to an attractive remuneration package that includes an excellent basic salary, bonus and the chance to join a rapidly developing organisation, able to offer genuine career and personal development opportunities.

DPD actively promotes its Dignity at Work Policy

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