Location
Bridgwater
Department
Logistics - Team Management
Advertising Salary:
Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits Package
Permanent / Full Time.
26 Jul 2024

About The Role

Morrisons is one of the largest supermarket chains in the UK, dedicated to providing quality products and excellent service to our customers. Our logistics team plays a crucial role in ensuring smooth operations and timely deliveries to our stores across the nation.

Position Overview: We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Logistics Site Manager to lead operations at our warehouse in Bridgwater. The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of the site, including inventory control, staffing and capacity, safety protocols, and efficient distribution of goods to our stores to ensure maximum availability for our customers. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and motivate a team of warehouse staff to achieve performance targets and maintain high standards of productivity and to deliver excellent service to our customers.
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the warehouse, including receiving, storage, and dispatch of goods.
  •  Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations and company policies.
  • Develop and implement strategies to optimize warehouse efficiency and minimize costs.
  • Manage inventory levels to meet customer demands while minimizing excess stock.
  • Collaborate with other departments to coordinate transportation and delivery schedules.
  • Utilize data analysis tools to monitor performance metrics and identify areas for improvement.
  • Act as a point of contact for internal and external stakeholders, resolving any issues or concerns in a timely manner.

About You

As well as the ability to manage on a large scale you must also have:
  • Experience of Site Manager/Director level working for a Logistics/Distribution business
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and industry expertise to run a world class operation
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to create a people driven culture, with a personable approach
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • The ability to drive performance improvement and be able to think outside the box in order to come up with new innovative ideas
  • The ability to build relationships with a broad range of stakeholders right up to Executive Board level
  • Analytical thinking
  • A sound commercial acumen
 

In return for your hard work we will offer you: 


  • Six weeks holiday (including bank holidays) 

  • 15% discount in our stores available from the day you join us 

  • Additional 10% discount More Card for a friend or family member 

  • Career progression and development opportunities 

  • Subsidised staff canteen 

  • Free parking 

  • Market leading pension and life assurance

  •  Healthcare/Well-being benefits including Aviva Digital GP Morrisons 

  • MyPerks with discounts at high street shops, cinemas and gyms, and lots more 

  • Long Service Awards Optional Payroll charity donations Enhanced 

  • Family/maternity/parental leave

About the site

About Us Description:
With a true 24/7 working pattern, Willow Green in Bridgwater is a dynamic, fast-moving and exciting place to work.

At 78 acres spread along a mile long site, Willow Green is one of our newest and busiest fresh, ambient and freezer product sites. Home to 1,100 colleagues, it delivers around 2.1m cases a week to nearly 80 stores, and is developing an exciting culture and a big ambition that more than matches those numbers.

About The Company

From a Bradford market stall to the UK’s 4th largest supermarket chain and the UK's 2nd largest fresh food manufacturer. 

We are proud to be the Yorkshire food retailer serving customers across the UK in over almost 500 stores and an online home delivery service. Our 18 manufacturing sites provide our customers with the freshest produce from flowers, fish and veg to burgers and bread, all delivered to our stores via our 6 distribution sites by our 2,000 strong fleet. 

Every week, 11 million customers pass through our doors and around 97,000 colleagues across the business work hard each day to deliver great service to them. We cover more than 11 million households with our Morrisons.com service. With competitive, permanently low prices we are committed to helping our customers save money every day.

We are foodmakers and shopkeepers and #wemakemorrisons.

Why not hear what our teams have got to say about life here at Morrisons: Click here

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