Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Shift Manager, to help strengthen our depot operations team. This role is based from our depot in Aberdeen AB12 4ZD and the start time for this role is 7.00am. 

In this role you will be managing a team of warehouse operatives making sure that they are engaged, organised and motivated, whilst they unload the lorries that arrive into the Depot in the most efficient and timely manner . You will oversee the accurate sortation of the parcels to ensure this is achieved in line with Key Performance Indicators.

Other key accountabilities will be;

  • Achieving all Depot objectives relating to Health & Safety, productivity, and cost to deliver outstanding service to our customers

  • Resourcing additional staff at short notice in the event of any employee absence


What we’re looking for​;

You will have experience in a fast paced operation with proven and demonstrable people management experience, involving direct accountability and responsibility for motivating and leading a high performing team. Additionally we would also expect:

  • You will have strong communication skills with the ability to inspire, motivate and manage a team.
  • Decisive and effective decision-making, problem resolution and time management skills.
  • Demonstrate high levels of resilience, self-motivation and flexibility.
  • Excellent computer skills with the ability to use Google chrome applications
  • The ability to do comprehensive reporting, alongside analysis of data is a key requirement for this role.
  • You will be highly vigilant to any unscrupulous activity taking swift and appropriate action when required.
  • Demonstrate the core DPD DNA values of Passion, Respect, Honesty, Flexibility, Hard Work and Accountability.

Additional Information

 Job Specifics

You will have a comprehensive induction to DPD where we will go through the key processes that are required to make you a successful Shift Manager.

This role will require you to work Tuesday to Saturday 7.00am to 3.30pm

A full UK driving licence is essential. 


Your package will include a competitive salary and you will also be entitled to a competitive bonus scheme that is based on individual and company targets. As well as this you have access to some other fantastic optional benefits such as Cycle2Work Scheme, Dining Cards, Holiday trading and discounts and savings on 1000’s of retailers.

DPD is a Valuable 500 company and a Disability Confident Employer

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