Night shift First Line Manager

  • €37000 - €39000
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Santry

Excel Recruitment is looking for an experienced first-line manager for a leading distributor of car parts and accessories.

First Line Manager to successfully manage all aspects of the Night Shift stock management and inventory accuracy in line with the DC’s business plan.
The FLM will be responsible for the management of the shift and support the Inventory Manager in the achievement of all daily KPI’s delivering an outstanding service.

This is a night shift role and hours of work will be Sunday – Thursday 9pm – 6am, including payment of a shift allowance for Sunday working.


To plan, coordinate and supervise the work activities of a team through effective communication, leadership, motivation, training and development.
Ensure all agreed SLA’s are achieved and maintained
Ensure company policies are communicated and enforced.
Plan and manage your staff resources to optimise the utilisation of labour and equipment.
Delegate, empower and motivate your team to achieve KPI’s.
Ensure all work is carried out in a safe manner within health and safety parameters.
Complete all direct appraisals, reviews, and probation’s on time and to the required standard.
Manage the team’s hours, sickness, holidays and absence.
Embrace the company views ensuring they are adhered to by staff members.
Investigate and report on daily stock integrity issues, producing reports on findings and actions taken.
Actively manage and participate in cycle count of the warehouse.
Manage perpetual inventory (PI) cycle counts as directed.
Complete bulk rack checks, verifying physical inventory matches system inventory.
Update all relevant spreadsheets and KPI paperwork as required.

Key Relationships

Internal departments – Transport, Warehouse, Shift Managers and Senior Management
External – Third-party transport – Despatch, returns and processing inter-branch transfers.
Cross-functional – e.g People, Supply Chain, Finance, Retail ops
Customers / ECP Branch network

Key Attributes

Experience within a leadership position in a similar environment, ideally Night Shift
Shows initiative, is results orientated and is a creative problem solver.
Can multi-task with an ability to go above and beyond.
Strong communication, motivational, and leadership skills
Team orientated – Works with day shift and other departments.
Must be able to work on own initiative to meet and exceed performance targets.
Working knowledge of warehouse management systems is essential.
Previous experience of working within in an inventory or warehouse environment.
Experienced in using MS Office, particularly Excel.
Strong communication skills, both written and oral across multiple departments and levels
Willing and able to engage with other Line Managers to support the identification of appropriate actions to address root causes of issues.
Accurate with high attention to detail
Previous MHE experience, VNA licence advantageous
Ability to provide feedback where required, supporting a ‘right first-time’ approach.

Skills Needed

Strong leader with demonstrable examples of cultural and process improvements
Participate in all training-related functions as required by the company.
Participate and take an active role in all staff meetings.
Participate and take an active part in warehouse stock take.
Proficient in the use of warehouse management systems

Please send your CV to Sarah Adams in Excel Recruitment. Excel Recruitment is Irelands leading Recruitment company and we are always happy to take a call to discuss the various jobs we have across all Ireland in all industries. Please call Sarah today on 01-8717637 to discuss this first line manager job.


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