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A Shift Manager is required on a PERMANENT basis by CareerWise Recruitment for our client; a Dublin-based Wholesale Food Distribution Company. Our client are currently seeking to expand their Warehouse Leadership Team to assist in the management of the Evening shift. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Shift Manager looking for a rewarding position within an industry renowned, global organisation. Focused on managing outbound operations in a state-of-the-art Dublin Distribution Centre, the successful candidate will be responsible for directing a group of Team Leaders to execute all warehouse functions in a safe and efficient manner. The successful candidate will have experience of leading and building teams to drive best in class performance, accuracy and engagement.

Role of this position

  • Ensure that products are selected accurately, safely and in a timely manner
  • Actively manage shift performance within established processes to achieve best results
  • Accountable for the correct intake / receipting of products when required
  • Ensure that all vehicles are loaded and dispatched accurately and on time
  • Manage and engage with warehouse lead/management team and provide guidance and coaching where required
  • Assist in motivating warehouse team and managing through performance KPIs
  • Lead by example by coaching, motivating and inspiring warehouse team
  • Liaise with support staff, other shift managers and supervisors in all departments
  • Embed and apply all operational company policies and procedures
  • Ensure health and safety and food hygiene standards are continuously upheld
  • Identification and implementation of operational efficiencies within each function
  • Management of team performance and take relevant action accordingly
  • Deal with all personnel issues as per company policies and liaise with HR as required


  • Previous experience in a Shift Management role or similar supervisory role essential
  • Excellent knowledge of warehouse procedures
  • Experience in FMCG environment
  • Fully flexible in relation to start and finish times to meet the needs of the business
  • Experience in change management and continuous improvement
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance
  • Exceptional communication skills with experience in building and developing teams
  • High level of motivational and interpersonal skills, maintaining strong close working relationships

Please call Aisling O'Hagan-Yil today for further information on 021- 2427410 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Manufacturing & Production

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900