Section Manager

Recruiter
XPO Logistics
Location
Derby
Salary
£20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted
05 Aug 2017
Expires
16 Aug 2017
Are you ready for your next journey? If so jump on board with the People in Red. Having an annual revenue of approximately 9.2 billion dollars, XPO Logistics (formerly Norbert Dentressangle) is established in more than 1,469 locations in 32 countries worldwide, employing more than 89,000 people in Transport, Logistics and Freight Forwarding. We have exciting plans for the future and we need exceptional talent to achieve this - which is where you come in. XPO Logistics are currently looking for Section Managers to join our new Distribution Centre in Derby; this is a new DC working on a third party basis for a Global Luxury Fashion Brand. The warehouse is 829,782 sq. ft. which includes 3 mezzanine floors. The role presents an excellent opportunity for experienced Managers/Supervisors who are looking for their next challenge. Reporting to the Shift Manager you will help to lead the team of Senior Operatives, Warehouse Operatives and Administrators once the site is live. Initially you will be involved in the project and important testing phases, through to implementation, go live and business as usual. What will you be doing? Working hard at our new DC to build strong relationships with the project team and BAU team to ensure a positive culture is built around you. As the site increases in capacity and the team is in full force you will lead a warehouse team on a rotation shift basis. You will be responsible for delegating tasks, managing performance, monitoring absence and the developing the staff within your section. You will be a strong leader, who is people and target focused. You will thrive under pressure and be used to working in a fast paced and changing environment. What are we looking for? We are looking for experienced managers/supervisors from a 3PL background. The role would suit someone who is an excellent communicator with strong analytical skills that can also build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Experience of working within logistics is essential, you should also have experience of managing a team and knowledge of WMS / WCS would be beneficial. This is initially a day based role during the project stage but will become a shift based role where weekend working should be expected - all applicants will need to have a flexible approach to their working hours. What can we offer you? An exciting opportunity to work for and alongside leading global companies on an exciting new start up. A salary of up to £25,000 per annum Benefits associated with this role are the People`s Pension and access to high street savings and much more Join a company committed to their employees with a `you grow, we grow` ethos. We have a compelling vision for the future and need exceptional talent to achieve this. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75142740

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