Section Manager, Warehouse, West Quay

Job Type Transport / Warehouse / Logistics
Region South East England
Location Southampton
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
Closing Date 21/1/2019
Vacancy Type
Salary £11.43 to £15.43
Salary Frequency per hour
Hours of Work
37.5 hours per week on a rota basis:
2 weeks Mon to Fri
2 weeks Tue to Sat
5.45am to 2.30pm (75 min break)

Duties & Responsibilities

To manage all aspects of a Warehouse Operation including receiving, storage, despatch, stock and systems management,
gift list operations, linking operation to John Lewis Department Store, Customer Collection Points, internal and external post at a given John Lewis site ensuring the delivery of exceptional customer service through achieving or exceeding all relevant KPI's and Partnership expectations.

Job Requirements

Managing a single shift of a 3 shift operation (06:00 - 14:00 and 14:00 - 22:00, core day 08:00 - 17:00) reporting directly to a site manager. Flexibility in working hours will be required in order to fulfil the customer proposition.
This role has head of branch, out of hours and key holder responsibility so you will be accountable for the business continuity procedure for the
site during these times.
Required to be cross functional across all operational areas within the site including Customer Delivery and Administration Support.
Acting responsibly in line with Corporate Social Responsibility commitments and waste management for your department and site.

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

UK Driving Licence, knowledge of transport operations and legal compliance.

Duty manager, key holder for a site , risk management (e.g. heath and safety, seasonal planning), organisation & planning, leadership skills, coaching & feedback, stakeholder management, managing and leading a team, working in a customer focused environment, communication skills - verbal and written, IT Skills (Microsoft office), warehousing experience.

We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early.
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