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Logistics Department Manager

Salary:  £30,000
Location: 

Northampton, GB, NN4 7HT

Sport:  Any Sport
Contracted Hours:  39
Contract Type:  Permanent

 

DO YOU CONSIDER YOURSELF A GREAT PROBLEM SOLVER?
DO YOU LIKE ENGINEERING NEW SOLUTIONS?
IF YES, THIS COULD BE THE PERFECT ROLE FOR YOU!
 

As a Department Manager in our Northampton Distribution Centre, you'll be leading and nurturing a team of 20-25 sportive teammates with a customer oriented approach. You'll be supporting your team as they prepare, check and dispatch sports products for our stores, E-Commerce customers and our external partners in the UK. Your challenge is to optimise every step of your activity, with your main KPIs consisting of Lead Time, Quality, Productivity and Staff Happiness, amongst others. You will be working in a quickly evolving field as customer delivery expectations continue to develop and increase more than ever before.

 

What will you benefit from?

 

  • Career progression - At Decathlon, you choose your own career path, whether you aspire to become our next customer service manager or our next CEO - your opportunities for progression are endless!
  • Free access to sports facilities - We have state of the art facilities in our Decathlon UK Distribution Centre including; fully equipped gym, football pitches, basketball courts, table tennis tables plus bike and scooter rental.
  • We play sports together and have regular team socials!
  • Profit sharing scheme - We’re one big international family who exclusively shares the profit we make with our employees.
  • We play sport together and have regular team socials!
  • Quarterly bonus scheme
  • Permanent contracts with fair pay - We don’t believe in zero-hour contracts.
  • Cycle to work scheme - 25% discount on a bike of your choice.
  • 30% staff discount on our Decathlon products.
     

Discover more of our company benefits here.
 

 
What's involved?
 
Like any business, there will be some challenges that you’ll face and it won’t always be a breeze; however, with the support of your team we guarantee that you will surpass even your own expectations. Here are parts of the role that you’ll be responsbile for: 
 
  • People management including; recruitment, training and development.
  • Quality assurance and health and safety
  • Forecasting and economic analysis
  • Lean management and optimisation of processes
     
Sound good so far? If so, here are the characteristics we’re looking for…
 
Are you?
 
  • An active sports person.
  • Target driven who thrives in fast paced working environments.
  • A leader who can motivate and inspire others to succeed.
  • Experienced in people management, training and development.

 

Additional Information:

 

As a Department Manager you will be required to work usual retail hours including evenings and weekends. Our Distribution Centre has 2 usual shifts cycles (morning, afternoons : Logistics Centre is open 6am until 10pm, Mon-Sunday) and 3 (with night shifts) during peaks of activity. The role will be warehouse based with full Covid-19 safety regulations and precautions in place. The safety of our teammates and customers is our main priority during these times. 

 

Salary: £30,000

 
IF YOU LOVE SPORT AND WANT TO FURTHER YOUR CAREER IN AN EXCITING BUSINESS, APPLY TODAY!