Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Swansea


Job reference number108127

Early Shift Manager - Swansea

From £33,252 (dependent on experience), plus a potential 10% bonus and 25 days annual leave.’

Full time


Swansea Mail Centre, Swansea Enterprise Park, Swansea, SA1 1AA

We have a very exciting opportunity for someone to join us as a Early Shift Manager at our Swansea Mail Centre, helping us to continue to improve and deliver the best service.

About the role

Reporting to the Plant Manager, you will be responsible for ownership and management across the specified shift, leading a management team of 1 direct reports, and over 25 frontline employees, working to ensure full compliance to the national work plan, and achievement of all key shift targets.

As an inspirational leader, you will motivate your team to achieve the plant’s Safety, Customer, Financial, People and World Class Mail scorecard measures, all with a focus on continuous improvement. By holding regular development meetings with staff, you’ll identify areas for improvement and implement development plans where required.

Shift patterns: Tuesday – Saturday 06:00 – 15:00

About You

We’re looking for individuals with a passion for people. You’ll provide coaching and advice, while keeping the whole operation running smoothly. Your experience might be within processing or logistics, but your ability to motivate, inspire and lead is what we’re looking for. You’ll utilise your exceptional time management skills and ability to think on your feet to ensure time-critical deadlines are met in a high pressure environment. With a budget of £42,000, you’ll have an eye for detail and be confident in efficiently managing resources and budgets – all while ensuring your team is working at its very best.

If you’re numerically literate with a logical approach to planning, can communicate effectively to facilitate a team’s success, and can operate and inspire within a changing environment, you could be rewarded with a fast paced role in a growth area where diversification of work streams and strategy will be high on the agenda.

About Us

At Royal Mail we connect companies, customers and communities across the country, delivering a ‘one-price-goes-anywhere’, universal postal service to more than 30 million addresses. As one of the UK’s leading companies, we are focused on being recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe.

We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values. We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our job applicants.

Closing Date: Thursday 18th July. Please note, this advert may close early if the appropriate number of applications has been reached.

As a Royal Manager you will be invited to attend our comprehensive, work and classroom based induction programme. This may require a short period of time staying away from home in the initial weeks of your time in role.

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