Brakes Group

Warehouse Shift Manager

£35000 - £39999 per annum, Benefits: 38,000.00
13 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
Brakes Group
Supply Chain
Contract Type
Full Time
Come and join the number one food service company in the country….

With a turnover of over £2.6bn, Brakes Group is a leading supplier to the foodservice industry in the UK, Ireland, France and Sweden. The group comprises a family of specialist businesses which are able to deliver everything the caterer needs, including their very successful own brand ranges developed specifically for chefs.

The Role

To implement warehouse plans for the Warehouse operation to meet current/future customer service requirements and continually improve cost efficiency/quality of service in line with the Distribution Centre goals.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

- Day to day management and planning of the shift operation, ensuring DC standards and targets are met.
- Input to Warehouse Cost Budgets
- Staff Recruitment/Retention - recruit, train and develop direct reports
- Staff Training & Development Plans - implement Distribution Centre succession plan
- Health & Safety and Legal obligations - adherence to Company policies and procedures & ensure Group H&S policy is implemented and adhered to
- Customer Service
- Communication Cascade (two-way)
- Distribution Centre Security
- Input into and implementation of Operational strategy in line with
- Distribution Centre goals
- Control of fixed assets
- Stock integrity

The Person

- Customer Centric People Management
- Unyielding Integrity Project Management
- People Oriented Warehouse Management
- Leadership Driven Performance Management
- Performance Based

Knowledge, Skills, Experience:


- 2 years supervisory experience within a warehouse operation
- Man management, commercial, analytical and communication skills
- Change manager


- Educated to HND and/or 3 years experience
- PC and systems literate

The Business

Employing over 10,000 people, the group supplies a diverse customer base, which includes, independent pubs, restaurants and hotels, schools, hospitals, contract caterers and well known national chains.

Brakes Group has developed a clear customer focus and a strong understanding of the needs of the foodservice sector providing innovative products and services and is committed to improving both the environment and the communities it serves.

Brakes Group operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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