Reference : GBR00112

Graduate Warehouse Manager

  • Supply Chain
  • United Kingdom Eggborough
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 10/14/2021

Position description

Graduate Warehouse Manager – Saint-Gobain Glass UK – Eggborough

Saint-Gobain Glass UK are looking to appoint a Graduate who is keen to pursue a career in logistics to oversee the day to day running of their warehouse based at the manufacturing facility in Eggborough. This is a developmental role where you will be joining the logistics team, which is one of 4 key operational areas at the site. 

The role will be working days (Monday to Friday), and you will be overseeing the workload of operators and team leaders who work 3 different shift patterns to enable a 24-hour operation. 

The role will be working for Saint-Gobain Glass UK which is one of more than 30 exciting Saint-Gobain brands in the UK. Saint-Gobain Glass UK is Europe's leading manufacture of flat glass for the construction industry, including float, coated and laminated glass products.

Saint-Gobain Glass UK are part of Saint-Gobain - Winners of ‘TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL' six years running! (2016-2021)

Is this role right for me?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; for this role in particular we are looking for someone with the following skills and experience:

  • Educated to degree level (ideally business-related) and can demonstrate the desire to pursue a career in logistics
  • An interest in the wider Saint-Gobain group with an appreciation of the scope of our business and our purpose - ‘to make the world a better home’
  • Ideally you will have gained some work experience within a professional organisation (experience in logistics is preferable but not essential)
  • A commitment to promoting a safe working environment and culture
  • Someone who shows a keen desire to develop
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Strong IT skills



You will be responsible for managing the wider warehouse team which consists of 3 shifts of operators and team leaders who are responsible for the safe and efficient movement of all of our glass.  You will also be working with our planners who are responsible for planning the quantities of our different products needed, depending on the customer demand. This demand feeds to our manufacturing areas in order for them to plan their workload so good teamwork and communication is essential!

You will ensure that all customer requirements are met and that all additional Warehouse duties are carried out efficiently, whilst maintaining the world class Health and Safety standards which have been well established within Saint-Gobain.  You will have overall responsibility for the Warehouse team, providing a personable approach whilst maintaining the outstanding level of customer service that our customers have come to expect from us.

  • Manage and support a dedicated team of Warehouse staff, including all people management aspects such as appraisals, absence and performance management
  • Be responsible for the day to day operation and management of the Warehouse, taking ownership of any problems that arise and seeking to find a suitable resolution
  • Implement effective working practices to increase productivity
  • Ensure full compliance with all legislative standards
  • Attending management meetings and producing management reports
  • As this is a developmental role you will be expected to embrace all learning opportunities that the role will present


Are Saint-Gobain Glass UK and Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer?

We’re working hard to be, and we’re keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

We understand that a diverse workplace is not only a more enjoyable place to be, but also facilitates better decision making and innovation. So, whoever you are, and whichever Saint-Gobain business you join, you can be sure of a warm welcome with us.

And what about flexibility?

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role (this could be flexible hours, a job share, part time, to name a few). We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting, but we promise to listen.

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