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Shift Manager

Shift Manager

  • Middleton (M24 1RU)
  • Circa £32.5K + Bonus

Making the switch to DPD could be the best move you’ll ever make. Represented in the UK by both DPD and DPD Local, we combine fantastic people, amazing service, innovative products and state of the art technology to deliver an incredible customer experience.

DPD are currently recruiting for experienced and customer centric Shift Managers to join our thriving business.

These roles are based out of our Middleton Depot we will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to be part of the UK's leading parcel delivery organisation in a business critical role.

You would need to;

  • Excel working within a pressured, fast paced and time-bound environmentBe comfortable working to strict KPI’s
  • Able to effectively manage and motivate your teams
  • Be passionate about delivering a quality service
  • Demonstrate the DPD DNA of Respect, Accountability, Passion, Flexibility, Hard Work and Honest


DPD operates across 7 days so you will need to be flexible to work 5 shifts from 7 to include working weekends.

The Roles

Shift Manager – AM Function (Working Nights)

Primarily responsible for ensuring that the Warehouse Operatives are engaged, well managed and fully organised, so that the unloading of lorries and the accurate sortation of parcels is achieved in a timely, safe and efficient manner.

Shift Manager – Collections and Delivery Function (Working Early Morning to Afternoon)

Primary focus will be the smooth management of the Collections & Delivery function. Supervising both franchised drivers (who operate on a self-employed basis within the depot) and employed drivers, you’ll ensure all delivery & collection routes are properly set and that drivers scan and load their vans for delivery in a safe, timely and efficient manner. Ongoing communication with your drivers and handling any queries efficiently and effectively when they come in.

About you

To succeed in these roles, prior experience of managing teams within a parcel distribution or similarly related fast paced industry would be preferable. You’ll also need to:

  • Be a good communicator, both written and verbal, with strong and decisive decision-making, problem solving and time management skill
  • Demonstrate high levels of resilience, self-motivation, flexibility and the ability to work on your own initiative
  • Be highly vigilant to any unscrupulous activity taking swift and appropriate action when required
  • Have a good level of computer literacy, as well as the ability to monitor performance and analyse data.


Specific Requirement

To be considered for this role you must have the Right To Work in the UK and a full UK Driving Licence

Why DPD?

DPD is the UK’s leading time-critical parcel delivery carrier as a multiple award-winning business, we’re recognised a great organisation to join! In addition to the competitive salary and bonus, DPD offers genuine personal development and career progression. We have ambitious growth plans and we actively encourage promotion from within and that's why so many of our managers began at the ground level of our company.


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Job Type
Middleton, Manchester
Salary and benefits
Circa £32.5K + Bonus
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)|Experienced (4 years +)|Manager (Location / Team Leade
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