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Department Manager (night)

Date: 25-Jan-2023

Location: Northampton, GB

Company: GXO Logistics

Are you looking to use your management experience in an environment where your efforts are valued? Do you want to unlock your potential in a fast-paced ecommerce setting? Looking for a fresh challenge?


Our ZARA site in Northampton (NN4 5EJ) are looking for a Departmental Managers with responsibility for one Operational Department (Pack & Despatch, Pick, Inbound or Stores).  You will manage the operational requirements and have a commitment to leading a team of people towards excellence in the delivery of both customer and GXO goals. As we are a 24-hour, 7 day a week operation flexibility is a must but your main shift will be working any 5 days out of 7, 23:00-7:00.


Pay, benefits and more:

We’re looking to offer a salary up to £45,600 per annum. In addition, we offer 33 annual leave (including bank holidays), as well as the option to buy additional days. You’ll also have access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension, and many other perks.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Lead and drive the warehouse operation from the front ensuring compliance, performance, and the delivery of world-class service to our customer
  • Drive communication, engagement and continuous improvement throughout the warehouse with a constant focus on reviewing and improving processes
  • Manage the allocation of work on a daily basis, controlling headcount, overseeing shift briefs and handovers
  • Provide daily, weekly and monthly performance reports
  • Manage and develop your team of First Line Managers

What you need to succeed at GXO:

  • Previous management experience within a fast-paced logistics operation, e-Commerce exposure would be beneficial
  • Good people management skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • The ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders and customers


We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains.





GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work. At GXO Logistics UK we are Disability Confident Committed as part of the Disability Confident Scheme (GIS) and actively welcome applications from people with disabilities.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here.