Warehouse Team Manager .
Next is one of the UK’s best known high-street retailers and one of the most established online retailers. Behind the scenes we are at the cutting edge of Warehousing and Logistics, employing more than 7000 people across eight distribution centres. Our South Elmsall / Pontefract site is one of the largest in Europe.
Our success is dependent on the expertise and passion of our teams across the UK. Life as a Team Manager at Next is full of challenges, it’s fast paced and just like fashion trends is constantly evolving. We look after over 2 million customers; it takes a large, talented and efficient distribution operation to make that happen. As our online success continues to grow more than 15% year on year, a multi-million pound investment plan is in place for distribution centres, it’s an exciting time to join us.
Position: Team Manager
Location: Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 4 on 4 off shift patterns
Benefits: A competitive salary along with company bonus scheme and contributory pension; Uncapped Paid overtime; 28 days holiday; Uniform clothing allowance of £300 per season alongside company issued uniform; 25% discount on Next merchandise; Up to 70% discount at our staff shops; Eligibility to join our Sharesave Scheme; Subsidised canteen; Free Parking; Free Christmas Party with Celebrity DJ.
About the role:
Running a team of around 25 Warehouse Operatives, it’s your job to make sure that every item is perfectly selected, packed, distributed and has the devoted care and attention that our customers have come to expect from our brand over the years. Our largest distribution centre processes up to 600,000 units per day to our retail stores and to our customers doors which is by no means straightforward.
You will be used to working with different characters and understand what motivates individuals to be the best that they can be. You will drive your team to perform to the highest standards monitoring absence, productivity performance and errors. You will also be identifying ways to keep them on track and focused to achieve their bonus.
Our Warehouses are large, fast paced 24 hour operations so there will often be a need for you act independently and to think on your feet. Your expertise is valued and as a Team Manager, you will need to search out solutions, drawing upon your previous experience to make sound operational decisions.
If you’re passionate, love never knowing what the day will bring and feel exhilarated working under pressure and to tight deadlines then this could be the Next step for you.
We recognise the key to our success is our people. Through our internal training programmes, we provide continuous development opportunities to help refresh your current management abilities and to realise your career ambitions. Our current population of Assistant Site Managers have been promoted through our management programmes and many of our Site Managers too!
So if you’re looking to take the next step in your career, why not apply today and find out ‘What’s Next?’
You may have experience of the following: Warehouse Team Manager, Warehouse Manager, Warehouse Supervisor, Warehouse Team Leader, Logistics, Supply Chain, Shift Manager, Distribution, Transport, Team Manager, Warehousing, First Line Manager, etc.