Night Shift Manager


Acorn Recruitment is searching for a Night Shift Manager to join our client, a busy warehouse and distribution company based in Preston, Lancashire.

In this challenging role, you will be working as part of the fast paced, energetic and busy warehouse and distribution team, solely responsible for controlling the night shift and ensuring all customers varying SLAs are met.

Duties of the role include:

* Controlling the night shift operation including the pick, despatch, replenishment and packing operation.
* Manage the order profile to ensure that orders are picked and packed to ensure all customers varying SLAs are met.
* Manage replenishment process and ensure stock integrity processes are followed.
* Ensure site housekeeping is carried out regularly.
* To train, develop and mentor staff to pick and pack customer orders accurately and securely. Addressing performance issues and making recommendations.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in warehouse operations as well as experience of leading teams to deliver the operational service required by demanding customers.

Strong team player who is also capable of using initiative with the ability to simultaneously perform multiple tasks.

Good IT skills are required and experience of SAP Business One would be advantageous.

Pivot Steer & Counterbalance licenses would be preferred but not essential.

Working hours are Sunday - Thursday 10pm - 6.30am (can be flexible).

Salary up to £27k per year depending on experience to offer.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

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Skills and experience

Night shift manager, warehouse, distribution, nights, preston, lancashire

About Acorn Recruitment

Acorn Recruitment

The award-winning Acorn Group is one of the UK's leading recruitment and training companies.

On-going research confirms that over 96% of our clients would happily recommend Acorn to others (industry average is 87%), and 98% of job-seekers find Acorn's service levels to be better than other agencies (industry average is 77%).

These figures are testament to Acorn's philosophy that people are at the heart of our business and why Acorn is the partner of choice for many national and international organisations, and job-seekers alike.

Acorn offers permanent, temporary and contract recruitment solutions to employers, supported by a portfolio of training, learning and development solutions.

Acorn is a member of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and is Investors in People and ISO accredited.

Preston, England, United Kingdom, Europe

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  • Salary
    £25,000 to £27,000 per year
  • Location
  • Company
    Acorn Recruitment
  • Posted By
    Ms Christina Harris
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  • Job Functions
    Supply Chain
  • Industries
    Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Home Working Possible?

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