Job Details

  • Reference No.LMF/1357
  • DepartmentWarehouse
  • Hours per Week40
  • LocationManchester
  • Grade6
  • Reporting toWarehouse Shift Manager
  • Closing Date12/06/2017 12:00 am
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Assistant warehouse shift manager (nights) – Manchester

There’s every chance you’ll have eaten our food, so why not share our success and come and work for us? Bidfood is a leading wholesale food distributor and the preferred supplier for over 60,000 customers across the UK, ranging from pubs to schools, from restaurants to care homes and everything in between.

From Lands End to John O’Groats, whether our customers want just a teaspoon or a full range of catering supplies, we’ll supply their needs. We work as a team to provide every food option from quality ingredients to finished meals, including a number of own brand ranges as well as all the big brands and regional specialities. We believe in our food, and we know that our people behind the scenes are so very important in our success.
Reporting in to the Warehouse Shift Manager, you’ll be one of two Assistant Managers helping to manage the Night Shift operation and performance of the warehouse team in order to provide the expected service to our customers within budget.

Effective team deployment and development is vital to ensure the Nightshift operation provides the highest levels of operational efficiencies, service excellence and productivity within the business. You’ll be playing a vital role supporting the Shift Manager to ensure this happens. Also assisting in recruiting and inducting skilled and motivated people into our business.

A self motivated individual with a can do attitude, able to step up to the next level when required to cover for the Shift Manager during holidays etc. Someone looking for a challenge who can communicate effectively not only with there own team but with Senior Depot Management when required to do so. A team player with a logical approach to problem solving and be able to work under pressure.

You must have food warehousing and distribution experience, be able to plan effectively and operate in a cost effective manner whilst working to tight timescales.


Pension, 25 days holiday pa (plus public holidays), healthcare cash plan, childcare vouchers, personal accident scheme, employee discounts


To apply, please complete an application form which can be collected at the depot, or send your CV with a covering letter, including the reference LMF/1357 to: John Ewins, Senior Warehouse Manager, Bidfood, Langley Road South, Salford, M6 6TZ Email:

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