£35,000 up to £52,250 per annum (pro rata) - This isn’t heavy lifting. This is bringing together many hands to make light work.
Our Warehouse Assistant Team Managers play a key role in our 13 warehouses, supporting our Team Managers to ensure our products reach our stores without a hitch. They bring the best out of the team, delegating effectively, motivating them, and getting stuck in, ensuring deadlines are met. They bring proactive and creative approach to solving problems.
As a Warehouse Assistant Team Manager at Lidl, you’ll often be working a range of shifts, motivating a large team of Warehouse Operatives to check, pick, pack and ship products to our stores.
If you’re a talented people-person, with great mental capacity for problem solving in a fast-paced environment, join us. You’ll have the chance to demonstrate your leadership skills, help your team reach their potential and build your career in a company that’s growing year after year. Find out more below and apply for a career that’s a Lidl less ordinary.
Please note that your application will include three online exercises, designed to provide us with a more in-depth understanding of you as a potential future leader for Lidl. To find out more and watch videos of our tests, visit: https://assessment.aon.com/en-us/online-assessment/practice-assessments
The process will also include a telephone interview and face-to-face selection event. We look forward to receiving your application.
What you'll do
- Responsibility for running a shift
- Line managing a large team of people
- Support our team of pickers by making sure every product goes exactly where it should
- Assist the Team Manager with merchandising and managing the warehouse inventory
- Help to recruit, train and develop your team, planning rotas to make best use of shifts
- Improve ways of working to boost productivity and focus on achieving quality results
- Champion Health & Safety, making sure everything stays clean and tidy
- Keeping costs down and a cost awareness mentality
What you'll need
- Experience of leading a team and a results-driven work record
- Outstanding organisation and multi-tasking skills to prioritise conflicting deadlines
- Natural leadership and get the best out of everyone
- An eye for detail, great at controlling costs, rotas and transport plans
- An adaptable communication style to get your message across to anyone
- Heaps of ambition and a desire to succeed
What you'll receive
This isn't getting by. This is getting what you deserve. Working at Lidl is rewarding, in every sense, because we give you the training to succeed in your role and plenty of opportunities to progress your career here. We're proud to offer a competitive salary from £35,000 up to £52,250 (depending on experience and London weighting) with 30-35 days’ holiday per year (pro rata). Save for your future with our pension scheme, or save today with a 10% in store discount, plus extra discounts on days out, cinema tickets and much more. Please note your employment is conditional upon the Company's receipt of satisfactory references and if requested by the Company, a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is to ensure our teams can manage application levels while maintaining a positive candidate experience. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Please note that due to the current situation (COVID-19) there may be delays or changes to the application process. We apologise for this and thank you for your understanding.
10% off in Lidl stores
After five years service, you are able to take up to three months sabbatical.
Shift patterns vary between regions. More information can be provided should you be invited to interview.
AM Shifts can start early to mid-morning, finishing early to mid-afternoon.
PM Shifts can start in the early to mid-afternoon (just before mid-day in some regions) finishing mid to late evening.
Night shifts can start in the late afternoon, finishing early to mid-morning.
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Find out more about our warehouse areas below:
Ambient / Bulk
You will be picking a range of ambient goods, such as cereals, crisps, water. We provide full protective clothing to work in this area.
Chiller / Meat & Poultry
You will be picking a range of chilled goods in our chill chambers which are at a constant temperature of 0°C – 2°C. We provide full protective clothing to keep you warm whilst working in this area.
You will be picking a range of frozen goods in our freezer chambers which are at a constant temperature of -28°C. Freezer goods are picked and stored in freezer boxes; once full they are allocated to the correct lane ready for transport to store. We provide full protective clothing to keep you warm whilst working in this area. You will also take regular warm up breaks during the shift.
Fruit & Veg
You will be picking a range of fruit & vegetable goods in our F&V chambers – the two chambers range between 4°C – 14°C depending on the goods you are picking. We provide full protective clothing to work in this area.
You will receive and process cardboard, plastics and any returns from our stores (including trollies, storage equipment etc). You will also ensure these materials are stored correctly and safely, ready for collection. We provide full protective clothing to work in this area.