Junior Operations Manager

  • Location
    Lutterworth, Leicestershire
  • Salary
    £29,000.00/Year
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
  • External Reference
    JN-052022-252058
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Industrial & Manufacturing

Lutterworth First Line Manager


We are currently recruiting for a permanent First Line Manager to work with our prestigious client, GEODIS in Lutterworth, Leicestershire.


GEODIS are a leading worldwide Transport & Logistics company who have recently moved to this new location which is 409,000 square feet. GEODIS rank among the top companies in its field in the World and are looking to grow and expand their workforce. GEODIS have one goal: the complete satisfaction of every stakeholder at every step of the supply chain which starts with their employees - and that's where you come in!


Why join GEODIS as a First Line Manager?



  • Salary of £29,000

  • Increased holiday with service



  • Apprenticeship programmes tailored to individual needs which combine working with studying to gain skills and knowledge in a specific job

  • Free Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) providing confidential 24/7 support

  • Life assurance, eye-care vouchers (criteria apply)

  • Pension plan, with company contributions

  • Free parking facilities in both our sites/canteen/vending machines


What will I be doing as a First Line Manager?




  • Reporting to the Shift Manager and managing colleagues, ensuring all operational targets are achieved in an effective manner to timescale, ensuring customer deadlines are met and that the relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) are identified to Senior Managers, colleagues and customers at the end of every shift

  • Managing and maintaining an effective Resource Planning process to deliver optimum performance within the shift

  • Dealing with employee relations and disciplinary and grievance matters in a professional and speedy manner ensuring that the HR Department is advised of any developing issues

  • Ensuring the Health, Safety and general wellbeing of all employees within the division/department, in accordance with current legislation and Company policies and procedures

  • Implementation and management of new operational practices and policies, incorporating RA and SSW


What skills / requirements are needed to be a First Line Manager?



  • Previous experience working in similar roles within logistics or similar

  • Experience of managing a team of a minimum 40 colleagues +

  • Previous experience of leading a team of operatives in wide scale operation

  • We are looking to recruit a First Line Manager with experience of working in a fast-paced E-com logistics environment.


Due to the location of this site, applicants must have their own transport.


Once you have submitted your application for the First Line Manager, you will be contacted by a member of the Adecco team as soon as possible to discuss the role in more detail and confirm the next stage of the process.











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