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  • Holidays starting from 30 days per year (includes bank holidays)
  • 30% off Co-op branded products in our food stores
  • Pension with up to 10% employer contributions
  • Wagestream – a money management app that gives you access to a percentage of your pay as you earn it
  • Services to support your physical, mental and financial wellbeing
  • Flexibility – we’ll aim to find a working pattern that fits your life
  • YuLife – a wellbeing app that rewards healthy behaviours with vouchers to spend at your favourite brands

Job description

Warehouse Team Manager - Back Shift

£35,650 - £39,215 per annum plus great benefits

Back shift - 2pm - 10pm, 5 over 7 days including weekends

Full time - 39 hours per week, permanent

The Co-operative Retail Logistics, Wincanton PLC, St. Helens, WA9 5AU

We’re looking for a warehouse team manager to join our team in the Lea Green depot. 

You’ll be responsible for a sizeable team of warehouse operatives, making sure that all products are picked and packed in a safe and secure manner. We’ll look for you to engage with your team; leading and coaching them to deliver better results week on week, along with making sure that they adhere to working standards, policies and procedures. 

What you’ll do

  • manage a sizeable team of warehouse operatives 
  • inspire, engage and coach your team to be highly efficient 
  • work towards tight deadlines and critical measures
  • develop and build positive relationships with various internal business partners
  • drive warehouse standards, procedures and policies- particularly health and safety
  • analyse performance data 
  • identify areas to improve process within your team and the warehouse operations 
  • plan and organise the delivery of own and your teams work load

This role would suit someone who has

  • previously managed a sizeable team, preferably from a logistics or FMCG background
  • the ability to work at pace and accuracy
  • a great track record of reaching and exceeding critical performance measures 
  • an understanding and great knowledge of warehouse policies and procedures 
  • great planning skills and able to organise your own and teams workload 
  • an understanding of how poor service can impact stores and customers 
  • strong and confident communication skills
  • excellent IT skills

At Co-op you’ll do work that matters, and you’ll be rewarded for your hard work with a competitive salary (including additional shift allowances) and a benefits package which includes holidays starting from 31 days per year (including bank holidays), 30% off Co-op branded products in our food stores, a pension with up to 10% employer contributions, plus:

  • Wagestream – a money management app that gives you access to a percentage of your pay as you earn it
  • YuLife – an app that rewards you for exercising with discounts and vouchers for many of the UK’s biggest brands
  • Free employee assistance programme with extensive health, financial and wellbeing support
  • Access to credit unions for loans and savings, plus rental deposit loans and season ticket loans
  • Free eye tests every 2 years
  • On-site facilities including a subsidised canteen and free parking

At Co-op, we’re proud to do things a different way. As one of the world’s largest co-operatives, owned by millions of members, community is at the heart of what we do. Since our Co-op was founded in 1844, we’ve had a clear social purpose, and everything we do as a business helps to build a fairer world for our members, customers, colleagues, and communities.  

We’re actively building diverse teams and we welcome applications from everyone. If you have a disability, we can make reasonable adjustments to our recruitment process according to your needs. We're also part of the Disability Confident scheme, meaning we'll always offer an interview to disabled candidates who apply through the scheme if they meet the minimum criteria for a job. 

We'll ask whether you’d like to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme when you apply. 

If we invite you to take part in the recruitment process for any of our jobs, we’ll ask you if you need any reasonable adjustments to enable you to participate. 

You can find out more about our recruitment process at

You can find out more about the Disability Confident scheme and all our commitments to diversity and inclusion at

We reserve the right to remove a vacancy before the scheduled closing date.

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Success profile

What makes a successful member of our team? Check out the top traits we're looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Building relationships
  • Future focused
  • Co-operation
  • Championing Co-op
  • Inspirational communicator

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Our culture

Smiling while you work is easy when you see the difference you make each day. Our past, present and future is all about making a positive impact on our communities – and our store teams have the additional pride of making this possible. The conversations you have with our customers and members help us bring attention to local charities and causes. You may even serve the people directly affected. Which fills us all with a greater sense of purpose.

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    Whatever job you do, you can have a real impact in helping to improve everything from community safety to education.

Logistics career pathway

A career with Co-op in Logistics could take you in any number of different directions including warehouse management, transport or one of our support roles. You could even progress your career and move into another business area including Retail and Funeralcare. The video shows the variety of avenues you could take from starting a career in Logistics at Co-op.

Application process

At Co-op, we’re passionate about doing great work for the communities we trade in. That means having the right people, from all walks of life and backgrounds, in our team to serve them. Take a look below how to become one of us.

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Applying for a job You can apply for a job with us quickly and easily on your laptop or phone. It doesn’t matter what you’ve done before or if you have little experience — it’s all about matching our values and bringing your passion, motivation and capabilities to your new role.

Online assessment As part of your application you’ll need to complete an online assessment which will measure how well your behaviours, values and motivations match up to this role. It will take around 20 minutes to complete this assessment.

Interview If you pass your online assessment and short phone call, you’ll be asked to come to one of our stores for an interview.

We’ll send you an email for you to choose a date and time for your interview online – but if you can’t make it, don’t worry, you can provide the Hiring Manager times of when’s best for you. Before your interview, we’ll send you a really helpful guide on how best to prepare, so nothing on the day should surprise you, and most importantly what proof you need to bring to prove your right to work in the UK.

Your decision If you’re successful at your interview, you’ll receive a phone call from the hiring manager you met to talk about your job offer. If you accept, we’ll then send your offer online via an email. Before anything can be processed, we'll need you to accept this offer online. This will start your journey into our Co-op.

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