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Warehouse Manager Nights

Maidstone, Kent
£38,000 to £40,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

Job role: Warehouse Manager Nights

Location: Unit C, Block B Larkfield Trading Estate, New Hythe Ln, Larkfield, Aylesford ME20 6SW

Our client have an excellent opportunity for an energised and experienced Night Warehouse Manager to join our Maidstone team. Their team play a vital role in supporting their business to deliver world-class service and time-critical newspapers & magazines to our 7500 Newstrade customers. This is coupled with a growing network of daytime parcel and pallet deliveries using our diverse fleet including electric vehicles right through to 44t artics.

Night Manager Duties:

  • Manage and motivate the night teams to meet customer timescales and improve productivity
  • Manage performance of night shift management team through agreed KPI's via regular 1:1s and performance reviews
  • Actively manage all KPI's to develop a culture of continuous improvement, ensuring team productivity and cost targets (wages, overtime, H&S, maintenance, equipment etc) are met
  • Manage allocation of routes for contractors
  • Maintain quality standards across all functions
  • Ensure inductions and effective 'onboarding' processes are carried out for all new staff
  • Provide training to all staff and contractors to ensure they are able to undertake their duties effectively, efficiently and safely
  • Ensure Health & Safety is maintained to a high standard and all staff receive the relevant training

Night Manager Requirements:

  1. Relevant night experience running high paced parcel/distribution operation
  2. Experience of managing all aspects of health and safety and of working in an environment where there is a strong health and safety culture
  3. A proven track record of effective people management
  4. Experience of delivering expanding operational KPI's with an eye on quality and cost control
  5. Ability to demonstrate entrepreneurial thinking
  6. A common sense approach to problem solving
  7. Computer literate
  8. Able to prioritise and manage tasks in a fast paced, pressurised 24/7 environment
  9. Comfortable working to strict deadlines
  10. Excellent communication skills


In addition to a competitive remuneration package and company benefits, They provide ongoing development and learning programmes, services and support designed to help you manage and balance your work/life priorities.

  • 33 Days Annual Leave
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Eye Care
  • Bonus Scheme

A bit about Our client:

Our client have been delivering across the UK since 1833. Today, they are Logistic UK's most innovative business of the year, with a strong focus on the future, sustainability, and innovation - They keep moving forwards.

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  • Job Reference: 706414861-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Menzies Distribution Ltd
    Menzies Distribution Ltd
  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
  • Salary: £38,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent