Team Manager - Transport - Gadbrook Logistics

Location: Morrisons Distribution Centre - Gadbrook Park (Northwich)
Job type: Full Time
Closing Date: Monday, 24 October 2016

We are currently recruiting a Team Manager-Transport to join our logistics warehouse team at our Distribution Centre in Gadbrook , Cheshire.

The successful candidate will report to the Warehouse Manager and will be responsible for leading their team to successfully deliver KPIs and drive business performance.

You will be responsible for: Monitoring and driving KPIs and taking action to ensure they are all met on a daily and weekly basis. Setting performance targets, reviewing progress and creating action plans to improve performance. Looking for solutions to operational problems. Spotting and developing talent in your team through coaching and guidance. Allocating tasks and holding daily shift briefs.

The successful candidate will ideally have:

  • A good understanding of the retail / logistics distribution environment.
  • Proven experience in a people management role with the ability to deliver strong results through a team.
  • The ability to problem solve, report information/findings, develop recommendations, and implement process changes in order to improve operational performance.
  • Strong leadership and coaching skills in order to engage motivate and develop large teams.
  • The ability to build effective relationships across all levels of the organisation.

Why Morrisons Logistics?

Morrisons is the only supermarket that integrates manufacturing, logistics and retailing in one seamless organisation to the level that we do. Our Logistics function is quite exceptional. We work with Supply Chain to deliver the shortest lead times in the industry, 24/7, working as one team and bringing the best out in our people, which is one reason why we have dedicated training & development teams at every one of our sites. We plan well ahead for the future but can respond to changes within hours and minutes. And we're proud to say that we buy, clean and maintain our own vehicles which don't just deliver goods but collect recyclable waste as well, so that we don't just have one of the greatest but also the greenest Logistics operations you'll find anywhere. If you're looking for a faster moving, farther reaching, retail logistics career, it's here.

If you're interested in taking on a new challenge and have the skills to strengthen our team further, then we want to hear from you!

Our aim to offer more of what matters extends to our employees too. Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and a very competitive pay and benefits package. In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a discount card for you and a friend or family member giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, a highly competitive pension scheme, Life Assurance and more besides.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community .

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