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Due to our continued expansion at B&M Retail, we are looking for Warehouse Shift Managers to join the team, to be based in our 1million sq.ft. Bedford Distribution Centre, called The Fort, located on Zander Way, Wixams, Bedford. MK42 6EY.

As a Warehouse Shift Manager, you will be able to get an efficient warehouse shift to meet KPI's. You will provide an effective and reliable service to our stores while meeting all legal requirements. The Shift Managers drive, develop and lead successful management, motivation, training and development.

In addition to the relevant experience, the successful candidate must also be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Strong DC practice knowledge
  • Drive to achieve results by setting high standards and committing to clear objectives
  • A team player with outstanding leadership skills
  • Able to develop and maintain good relationships across the business
  • Open minded and able to embrace and influence change
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver results
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Computer literate with good numeric skills

The key accountabilities of the role will be:

  • Lead, motivate, inspire and challenge your team to consistently deliver high results and help drive maximum productivity and service to our stores.
  • Responsible for all operational departments and to drive continuous improvement within those areas.
  • Engage in the recruitment process and control labor costs
  • Lead by example, where necessary, carry out incident and accident investigations and escalate where necessary.
  • To ensure the high levels of store service and productivity KPIs are consistently and consistently maintained.
  • Consistent communication with all relevant departments to assist in the running of your shift from all perspectives, HR, Health and Safety, Stock and Systems, external bodies.
  • Ensure that all warehouse operational SOP's are followed
  • Ensure that the warehouse H&S standards are maintained and continuously improved
  • Ensure compliance and management of all company policies (ie grievance, disciplinary, diversity, etc).

B&M Retail are one of the UK’s fastest growing variety retailers. From only having 21 stores in 2005 to the 650+ stores we currently operate from, there is sure to be store near you! We have a variety of exciting careers available & we offer fantastic on the job training.

If you are looking to join an ambitious business, with fantastic career opportunities, apply online today!

B&M Retail are an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment for all colleagues.