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Shift Manager

Date: 04-May-2021

Location: Wakefield, GB

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.


Are you looking to use your operational management experience in a varied role? Do you like the idea of working for one of the biggest logistics companies in the UK? Do you want to work for a company that will allow you to grow and develop your career?


We’re looking for a Shift Manager to join us at our Asda site in Wakefield. You’ll be providing leadership and guidance to a 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 4 on 4 off shift pattern 06:00 – 18:00 on a permanent full-time basis.


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £30,000 per annum. In addition, we offer generous annual leave entitlement, 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:


  • Oversee the day-to-day running of the tray wash and recycling and asset management operation
  • Manage operational KPIs and SLAs, ensuring that we’re always achieving operational efficiency
  • Carry out HR duties including absence management, grievances, disciplinary and recruitment
  • Ensure that the site is utilising resource effectively, monitoring headcount, efficiency and cost-effectiveness


What you need to succeed at XPO:


  • An operational management background, preferably with an exposure to reverse logistics
  • An excellent understanding of health and safety policies and procedures
  • Experience of leading large-scale teams, providing guidance, coaching and creating development plans
  • The ability to communicate effectively in both a written and verbal capacity


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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