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Department Manager (Warehouse)

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Location:
Bradford
Department:
Warehouse
Salary Details:
Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits Package
Shift Details:
5 over 7 - Days
Work Level:
Work Level 3
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
02 Jun 2022
About The Role
Our Department Managers know how to work at pace and regardless of which department they work in they all have the same goal - to deliver great food to our customers. It's fast and ever-changing - are you up for the challenge? Reporting to the Warehouse Manager, you will be responsible for:
  • Leading your team to successfully deliver your lines KPI’s and drive business performance.
  • You will coach, develop and lead your staff and establish a continuous improvement culture.
  • You will work closely with internal and external suppliers and will build strong, effective relationships ensuring that the site is legally compliant.
  • You will ensure that all levels of waste are recorded, and are accurate including Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and potential efficiency; accuracy and waste recording; downtime; product weights; and staff efficiency.

About our Greenside, Bradford site:

At the UK’s biggest fresh foods factory, we produce our bacon, quiches, pies, sausages, gammon and cooked meats.

Here at our 40,000 square foot site, our 1,500-strong team produces 277 fresh food products. Operating 24/7, they run 44 production lines and manage six different operations all under one roof in our state-of-the-art building. Every day 72 vehicles leave packed full of our freshly prepared products.

Why not take a look around one of our Manufacturing sites? Click here.
About You
As well as tons of resilience you must have:
  • Experience of a Department Manager/Shift/Warehouse Manager or equivalent
  • Experience in a large scale production/warehouse operation, ideally across Food Manufacturing.
  • The ability to coach and encourage your team and help them explore opportunities to continuously improve how they do their job
  • The ability to problem solve, and implement process changes in order to improve operational performance.
  • Experience of managing budgets and controlling costs
  • Strong leadership and coaching skills in order to engage motivate and develop large teams with varying skill sets.



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 with up to 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 over 110,000 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 about what our teams have got to say about life here at Morrisons: click here