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Deputy Logistics Manager
rom 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, Selections or Transport team, reporting directly to the Logistics Manager you will be responsible for the management of employees in this area of the distribution centre. This exciting opportunity will offer you variety, 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 learn 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 Through our salary system, we ensure pay equality across all positions at Lidl €46,494 rising to €59,286 within 3 years €30 extra pay per night shift between 00.00 and 7.00 20 days holiday per annum rising to 25 days after 2 years Company pension after 1 year Circle K discounts available for all employees Maternity & Paternity Leave top up, Marriage leave, Employee Assistance Programme Bike to Work Scheme Private employee medical insurance