Shift Manager

Requisition Id:  372989
Business Unit:  XPOE Transport

Carlisle, GB, CA1 2TL

Logistics done differently.


Is operating effectively in a warehouse environment one of your strengths? Is ensuring you run a safe and efficient operation a day-to-day occurrence for you? Do you find building strong and sustainable relationships with stakeholders a habit? If so, we are looking for 4 X Shift Managers to join us, on a full time, permanent basis, to be based out of the Carlisle site managing our Crown contract.  You will be working a 4 on 4 off shift pattern


Pay, benefits and more:


The salary on offer will be up to £38,000. We also offer 20 days’ holiday, including 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 benefits.


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • Overseeing your team.
  • Developing current staff members.
  • Reducing business waste / product damages.
  • Reporting into the Operations Manager.
  • Ensuring KPI’s are achieved through day-to-day completion of task.
  • Managing a team of around 5 employees and all warehouse operations / transport operations.
  • Day to day running of shift for receiving and dispatch of goods.
  • Monitoring operational and site KPI’s, ensuring they are achieved and improved upon.
  • To ensure all meet with site Health & Safety requirements and all instructed safe working practices.
  • Ensuring efficient planning, reviewing and communication of operational requirements and changes.
  • Ensuring compliance of the operation to the Quality systems, industry standards and legal requirements.
  • Responsible for incident control.
  • Continually reviewing all aspects of the operation and driving improvements in methods, procedures, and efficiency.
  • Ensure all activities align with current business goals, being fully aware of how your performance can impact the bottom line.

People management including the delivery of performance review, development, and coaching


What you need to succeed at XPO:


  • A strong knowledge of Health & Safety at work.
  • IT Skills (SAP preferred but not essential)
  • Transport knowledge (preferred but not essential)
  • Experience within an FMCG and unionised environment.
  • Understanding of 3PL operations
  • Leadership qualities including the ability to enthuse and motivate.
  • Commercial awareness (preferred but not essential)
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving.


We strive to create an inclusive environment for all our colleagues, where everyone feels welcomed, empowered and where you can bring your true self to work. You may not feel you tick all of the boxes we have written above, so even if your experience doesn’t precisely match the job description but you feel you have the skills needed, please feel free to reach out to our recruitment team for an initial discussion. Your skills and passion set you apart and we welcome diverse people and perspectives at XPO. We encourage applications from people of all different backgrounds and identities. To empower you to do as well as possible during the recruitment process, if you require any changes or amendments to our application and interviews, please don’t hesitate to let us know. 

XPO is a leading provider of world-class 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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