Full-time

Summary
With over 5,000 colleagues across our stores, warehouses and offices in Ireland and Northern Ireland we are a big and ambitious team. We know our people are our greatest asset and our success is down to the commitment and dedication of our team.
 
Are you hungry to build your career in retail management and expand your education? Then Lidl’s Management Degree Programme in conjunction with Ulster University and Irish Times Training is for you! 
 
Our 2 year Level 7 Foundation Degree in Management Practice with Specialism in Retail is aimed at retail and operations professionals and offers a blended approach to earning your degree.
 
You’ll join our business as a Deputy Logistics Manager and start with an intensive 3-month operational training programme. Once this has been completed, you’ll be enrolled on the degree programme, where you will attend 6 1-week classroom based sessions over the 2 years of the programme.  In between these, you’ll work 4 days per week in one of warehouses, and spend 1 day per week studying online. There will be a number of other training programmes which will complement your academic learning and opportunities to work on projects that make a real impact to our business. You’ll also be assigned a mentor and a coach, and the Regional Training and Development Manager will also be supporting you through your journey.
 
The location for this role is Nutts Corner Warehouse.
 
The Deputy Logistics Manager Role
  • Lead a team of Warehouse Operatives in our Goods In, Selection or Transport departments ensuring stock is received, stored, packed and transported according to the highest standards
  • Delivery of a performance orientated and motivating work environment for all employees
  • Participating in operational activities and demonstrating strong leadership skills through leading by example
  • Management & Development of key performance indicators
  • Engagement & interaction with multiple IT systems which form the basis for key Logistics processes within our Regional Distribution Centres
  • Completing regular quality control checks and product rotation according to company guidelines
  • Coordination of all on-the-job training for all Warehouse Operatives and other trainees in order to develop employees and enable them to work proactively
  • Development & maintenance of the work planner and planning annual leave
Your Profile
  • You have completed your A Levels or equivalent
  • Management experience in a fast-paced environment is desirable but not essential
  • Full driver’s licence
  • Have the confidence to manage conflict and get the best out of the employees around you
  • The ability to lead a team and demonstrate the skills required to inspire others
  • A clear results-driven work history, expressing the ability to work within challenging constraints
  • A strong multi-tasker with the ability to prioritise conflicting deadlines
  • Possess strong organisational and communication skills
  • Flexible and adaptable working style
  • Adapt at managing people and controlling costs and demonstrating a hands-on approach to ensure success
In Return
  • £27,500 rising to £29,000 in Year 2
  • 29 days holidays per annum rising to 34 days after 2 years (pro rata, including Bank Holidays)
  • Tuition fees paid in full by the company
  • Company pension after 1 year
  • Private employee medical insurance
  • Initial training and ongoing development from an experienced team member
  • Brilliant opportunities to take on more responsibility and possible progression to Logistics Manager and beyond.