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Warehouse Operations Manager

Smethwick (Head Office)
Management (Non-Depot)
Excellent Basic Salary + Incentive Bonus & Car
Advertising End Date:
15 Sep 2019
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Job Description

DPD is the fastest growing express parcel delivery company in the UK, with a turnover over £1 billion. Voted the nation’s favourite parcel carrier for the last 6 years, we have a very clear strategy to support our enviable position. We will deliver the best service, use the best technology and recruit and retain the best people in the industry.

We are currently recruiting for a Warehouse Operations Manager to join our ever-growing Logistics team.

In this role you will be part of the management team who ensure the smooth running of our warehouse fulfilment operation and which is based across 2 sites in the West Midlands. The team is made up of 80 committed individuals who work across the warehouse, administration and customer services functions.

Additionally you’ll also be focussed on;

  • Achieving the Logistics team objectives, promoting and maintaining Health & Safety, Quality and Security standards, and improving productivity and cost to deliver outstanding service to our customers
  • Recruitment, development and retention of staff, ensuring all compliance and all Employee Relations processes are being followed
  • Managing P&L through effective planning and reporting.
  • Improving the overall support to the Operation whilst concentrating on new and innovative ways of working.

What we’re looking for

  • You will have extensive experience in logistics, warehouse or distribution industries.
  • You will have the ability to run a fast paced operation, managing and motivating high performing operational and non-operational teams.
  • Experience of monitoring performance, with the ability to analyse data in order to identify improvements and successfully implement change.

The successful candidate will have the DPD DNA and hold these values very dear;

Passion, Respect, Honesty, Flexibility, Hard Work, Accountability.

Job Specifics

The Logistics team operates around the clock across 364 days a year, and you will manage your working hours across these days and times, which may mean working weekends as required.


Your package will include an excellent basic salarycompany car or cash alternative, attractive bonus scheme, based on individual and company.

There is a culture of recognition and reward within DPD with long-service awards, a special recognition programme for those individual that go above and beyond, the DPD Personality of the Year and an award ceremony at our annual company conference attended by over 1,000 delegates.