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Deputy Logistics Manager

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From our Head Office to the shop floor and everywhere in between our primary goal is to create and deliver a fantastic customer journey for everyone who shops at Lidl. 

Keeping over 220 Lidl stores across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland fully stocked is no small task. That’s the job of our regional distribution centres, matching supply and demand 24/7. With goods of all kinds flowing in and out, including fresh and frozen produce as well as non-food, it’s essential that they are received, stored and delivered on time and in excellent condition.

Our regional distribution centre operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and we require staff to cover both day and night shifts.

Your shift pattern will be 5 days out of 7 (including weekends and bank holidays).

Working in either the Goods In, Selection or Transport team, reporting directly the Regional Logistics Manager you will be responsible for the management of employees in this area of the warehouse. This exciting opportunity will offer you variety and responsibility, and the satisfaction of knowing that your role is impacting on the success of all stores across the region.

We are looking for an individual who is keen to develop their soft and hard skill sets and move forward within the business thus enabling you to thrive, develop and command control within the environment.

 

What you'll do

  • Lead a team of Warehouse Operatives in our Goods In, Selections or Transport departments ensuring stock is received, stored, packed and transported according to the highest standards
  • Deliver a performance orientated and motivating work environment for all employees
  • Participate in operational activities and demonstrate strong leadership skills through leading by example
  • Management and development of key performance indicators
  • Engagement and interaction with multiple IT systems which form the basis of key logistics processes within our Regional Distribution Centres
  • Complete regular quality control checks and product rotation according to company guidelines
  • Coordination of on the job training for all Warehouse Operatives and other trainees in order to develop employees and enable them to work proactively
  • Development and maintenance of the team work schedules and annual leave planning

What you'll need

  • Possess drive and ambition of the highest level
  • A results orientated management style with a desire to succeed
  • Have the confidence to manage relationships and motivate employees around you
  • The ability to lead a team and demonstrate the skills required to inspire others
  • A clear results driven work record,  with a proven ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • A strong multi-tasker with the ability to prioritise deadlines
  • Possess strong organisation and communication skills
  • Flexible and adaptable work style
  • Adept at managing people, controlling costs and demonstrating a hands-on approach to ensure success

What you'll receive

  • €49,500 rising to €63,000 after 3 years
  • 20 days holiday per annum rising to 25 days after 2 years
  • Company pension after 1 year
  • Circle K discounts available for all employees
  • Individuals recognised as high performing will be invited to join our Leadership Academy as part of your on-going development
  • Maternity & Paternity Leave top up, Marriage leave, Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Private employee medical insurance
  • Mobile and broadband discounts with Three network

For more details on benefits click here:  Our Benefits

Lidl is an equal opportunities employer. If you have any particular requirements, we will ensure any reasonable accommodations are implemented as part of the recruitment and selection process. We value diversity and inclusion in our workplace and want to ensure that all applicants have the same opportunity regardless of gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, age, disability, race, religious belief, political opinion or membership of the traveller community.

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