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Night Warehouse Manager - Bailey Carpets Plymouth - North Rd, Lee Mill Ind. Est, Ivybridge, Devon. PL219GN

Date Posted

25 January 2023


Bailey Carpets Plymouth


Warehouse Manager



Job Type


Closing Date

10 February 2023


Job Description

Working Hours: 40
Working Pattern: (E.g. Monday-Friday) Sunday- Thursday (PM)

Baileys Carpets is part of the Headlam group which is Europe’s leading floorcoverings distributor.

We’re proudly made up of strong businesses and brands, with unrivalled flooring expertise. As Headlam, we’re celebrating 30 years in operation however, some of our businesses have foundations that go much further back - we’ve a long heritage to be proud of, thanks to the hard work from our people across Headlam.

In total we have 66 businesses with individual identities to capture regional and national sales – all supported by the group’s resources and backed by Headlam’s strong service offering.

We have 21 distribution centres covering our extensive nationwide network and a growing national Trade Counter business to reach and serve more of our customers.

We know our customers well – we have a diverse and growing customer base both in the residential and commercial sector. We offer them unrivalled expertise and the largest product range.

Our comprehensive strategy is in place to further increase our market leading position, revenue and margin performance.

We continue to invest in and improve our operations and importantly nurture our people. Our people are our business and we work hard to ensure they feel part of Headlam, our successes, our growth ambitions and support them to achieve their full potential.

About the Role

Would you like to join us? We are looking for an experienced manager to take charge of our busiest shift. We operate a lean system at Plymouth, and as night manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of distribution, warehouse, monitoring KPIs, ensuring training is correct, and upholding our Health and Safety values.

Specifically, you’ll be responsible for

Managing our night team, ensuring all day-to-day tasks are carried out correctly and safely.

Taking a lead with training and liaising with operations to ensure all training up to date and done on time.

Ensuring that the environment at night is a safe environment, and making adjustments as necessary, being part of our H+S team, you will highlight any risks or improvements.

Monitoring KPIs and working to reduce non-loads and delivery failures, creating a culture of continuous improvement.

You will be in charge of discipline and recruitment for the shift, liaise with HR where necessary and will report to the OM any skillset or resource shortfalls and actions taken.

Because we are a small team, this is a “Working” role as such, and you will be expected to join the staff in all aspects of their duties to ensure all tasks are done.


About You

You will have experience in managing teams, delivering to targets and meeting KPIs. You will have a good understanding of H+S and ideally will have some formal training. You will have the confidence and ability to deal with situations that arise in a fast-paced environment, and be able to bring the shift into line with company expectations both with KPI and staffing.

Experience of working in an FMCG or warehousing environment would be preferred.

Reach or counterbalance forklift licences would be an advantage, but full training can be given for the right applicant.


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