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Warehouse First Line Manager

Date: 11-Jun-2021

Location: Swindon, GB

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.


Here at XPO, we’re looking for a full-time, permanent Warehouse First Line Manager to join us on our Iceland operation in Swindon. You’ll be responsible for ensuring and driving efficient operational performance, whilst maintaining strong communications with the on-site senior management team. You’ll work a rotating early and late shift on an ‘any 5 from 7’ shift pattern.


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £31,604.07 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 cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension and many other perks.


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • Lead a team of up to 70 colleagues within our frozen, chill and ambient chambers
  • Set daily and weekly KPIs and ensure that these are always being met and exceeded
  • Maximise productivity and improve quality in order to grow your team
  • Lead HR requirements in relation to investigation, disciplinary, grievance and absence management


What you need to succeed at XPO:


  • Proven experience in managing a large operational team in a fast-paced warehouse environment (ideally a food or multi-temperature operation)
  • The ability to lead continuous improvement projects whilst demonstrating excellent planning skills
  • Excellent communication skills with a focus on maintaining on-site engagement
  • The ability and flexibility to travel between two sites in the Swindon area


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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