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First Line Manager

Date: 04-May-2021

Location: Milton Keynes, GB

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.


Is it time for you to take the next step in your career? Does leading a team of people and coordinating activities to achieve business goals excite you? Do you want to work for a fantastic company who really value their staff?


We’re looking for 3 First Line Managers to join us at our LVMH site in Milton Keynes. You’ll provide leadership and guidance to your team of warehouse colleagues to enable them to meet objectives, while encouraging open communication to ensure any operational difficulties are handled effectively.


You will be working Monday – Friday on rotating shift pattern, but flexibility is essential as role will involve working any 5 days out of 7 in peak (September to end of December)


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £26,010 per annum. In addition, we offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), as well as the option to buy additional days. You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension, and many other perks.


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • Ensure all direct activities follow relevant standard operating procedures, while actively pursuing the elimination of waste through the application of continuous improvement tools and techniques
  • Create and maintain a positive team culture and spirit, encouraging involvement from all team members when sharing group, divisional and team information
  • Monitor progress against KPI’s
  • Manage the allocation of work on a day to day basis ensuring cost, quality and delivery targets are met


What you need to succeed at XPO:


  • Experience of working in a complex, fast-moving logistics/warehouse environment
  • The ability to effectively lead and manage a team
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Knowledge of the end to end warehouse processes



Be part of something big.


XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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