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Sortation Manager

Hinckley (Hub)
Hub Operations
Circa £32.5K per annum
Advertising End Date:
19 Feb 2019
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Job Description

DPD is the UK’s leading time-critical parcel delivery carrier. 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 recognised as a great organisation to join!

Overview of Role

As a Sortation Manager you’ll be required to work nights at our DPD site in Hinckley,  in an environment where operating efficiently under pressure and at pace will be a fundamental aspect of the role.

Primarily responsible for managing a small team of operatives, so that the unloading or loading of HGV Vehicles and the accurate sortation of parcels is achieved in a timely and efficient manner, you will:

  • Be comfortable working within and adhering to all Key Performance Indicator’s (PPMH, Health & Safety and Costs) and being subject to all HSE regulations and local policies
  • Manage all operational procedures ensuring the immediate resolution of any problems, whilst maintaining a high quality in all of our processes.

Due to the time-critical nature of our business the successful management of your team and area is crucial to ensure the sort cut off is achieved.

About You

With a good level of people management experience, gained in a pressurised and fast paced environment, involving direct accountability and responsibility for motivating and leading a high performing team, you should:

  • Be an excellent 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

Why DPD?

In return, you can look forward to an excellent basic salary 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