Warehouse ATM stage
"Volumes are going up,
sales are going up.
That's a great challenge!"
Mark, Assistant Team Manager
Assistant Team Manager Warehouse
As a dedicated Assistant Team Manager of the Warehouse, you’ll take pride in matching supply and demand 24/7, keeping our 600+ UK stores fully stocked and our customers happy. With goods of all kinds flowing in and out, including fresh and frozen produce, it’s vital that they’re received, stored and delivered on time and in excellent condition.
Reporting directly to our Department Managers, you’ll be play a key role in upholding our high standards and ensuring that stores in your region open each day with a full range of products. You’ll also lead and develop employees within their chosen function.
It’s an exciting opportunity with real variety and lots of responsibility. What’s more, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that your performance will have a major impact on the success of stores in your region.
If you enjoy taking ownership of your work and can motivate others, then this could be a great opportunity for you.
We offer roles in the following departments:
A vital link in our supply chain, Goods In is responsible for all stock delivered to our warehouse. Join the team and you’ll help guarantee that we carry out the intake and processing of stock as efficiently as possible. All while leading your own team and developing more effective working practices.
Comprising around 150-200 people in each Regional Distribution Centre, Selection is the largest department within Logistics. Supporting the Department Manager, you’ll make sure your team safely and efficiently processes stock for transport, and that our stores receive what they want, when they want it.
Supporting the Department Manager and leading your team, you’ll ensure the constant flow of stock from supplier to warehouse and onto our stores. Transport is a busy area filled with continuous challenges. To keep things running smoothly, you’ll need to be highly adaptable with excellent organisational skills.
What will you need?
- Plenty of drive and ambition
- A hands-on, results-oriented approach
- The determination to deliver on time, every time
- A talent for managing people and controlling costs
- The ability to motivate and inspire others
- The ability to multi-task
- Strong organisational and communication skills
- Lots of flexibility
- An appetite for challenge
What will you do? .
Lead a team of Warehouse Operatives in our Goods In, Selection or Transport department ensuring stock is received, stored, packed and transported according to the highest standards.
Where will you be based?
In one of our nine Regional Distribution Centres throughout the UK mainland (for opportunities in Northern Ireland, please visit www.lidl-ni.co.uk).
What do we offer? (rewards, training & development, career progression)
• £32,480 – £40,600 (subject to experience)
• 10% London weighting (non contractual) for employees working within the M25
• 30 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays), rising to 35 days after two years
• A contributory pension scheme
• 10% discount on all Lidl products, in all stores throughout the UK
• Access to corporate discounts on a range of products and services (including holidays, home and garden products, leisure activities and more)
• Initial training and on-going development from an experienced team member
• Excellent opportunities and long-term career prospects
Training & Development
We’re committed to your on-going development from the moment you begin. After attending an initial welcome event, you’ll have an induction during which you’ll meet your line manager and other members of the team, and discuss an individually-tailored training plan. Your training will be very in depth, and will cover all aspects of our warehouse jobs before being refined to your chosen section.
We know that starting a new job can be daunting, so we’ll give you a buddy, an experienced team member who you can go to with any work or company related questions you may have.
Once you get going, you can expect regular feedback on your progress as well as a formal appraisal with your line manager once a year. During the appraisal you can discuss your performance and achievements over the past 12 months and set achievable goals for the next 12 months.
We’re a rapidly expanding company with a focus on developing our staff. So there are lots of different ways for you to progress and build a career with us. An Assistant Team Manager, for example, could easily become a Team Manager of the Warehouse.
Whatever your interests, you’ll have the opportunity to gain important new skills and put yourself in an excellent position to grow within the company.