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Assistant Transport Manager – Galway Job at Wayfair – in Galway, County Galway

Job Description

Assistant Depot Manager

Galway, Ireland

Full Time, permanent position

We are Wayfair; we deliver a best-in-class customer experience in the furniture and home space because of people like you, who are driven, determined, collaborative, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. In order to maintain our high level of delivery standards and meet our customer’s needs, the Wayfair Dedicated Operations team plays a key role in improving customer satisfaction and driving repeat business. We’ve been busy building a best-in-class logistics network that allows us to delight customers by speeding up deliveries, adding services, and reducing damage using our own physical, asset-based warehouses. We are looking for talented hard-working individuals to join our growing team – your professional home awaits you at Wayfair!

What You’ll Do:
Supervise the functions and working of the warehouse.

Work closely and efficiently with the HUB Operations Manager to ensure the overall department outperforms expectations.

Ensure all work flows consistently throughout the day.

Motivate, organise and encourage teamwork within the workforce to ensure productivity targets are met or exceeded

Organize and conduct necessary training activities for the staff and workers.

Supervise proper shift allocations and ensure efficiency of all staff.

Arrange necessary resources as required to ensure the shifts plan is covered.

Monitor and report on weekly spend and financial activity.

Accurately, quickly, and clearly answer questions related to your area of focus.

Partner closely with a variety of groups company-wide, including transportation, data integration, warehousing (FC), engineering and others to coordinate cross functional projects.

Ensure high levels of Customer Service are maintained in the HUB operation to provide best in class customer experiences at every opportunity.

A track record of taking on big challenges and delivering despite obstacles and limited resources

Responsible for implementing the Health and Safety Management System within their area of responsibility and taking steps to ensure that hazards are identified, eliminated or minimized.

What You’ll Need:
Minimum 2 years of management experience in similar environment (Parcels / Large Parcels preferred) at a supervisory or similar level

A customer-centric approach, and the ability to build positive partnerships with internal and external groups to optimize performance.

Must be flexible and able to work weekends (when required)

Proactive in identifying opportunities for improvement and driving process improvements.

Strong leadership skills, ability to build and manage teams and hold an engaging daily meeting with your team.

Must have a good understanding of the investigation and disciplinary process.

Innovative and creative problem-solving skills – dissect and determine root causes of problems, and implement solutions

Health and Safety knowledge Ability to learn and act quickly, make decisions and draw conclusions in the face of ambiguity

Numerical and literacy skills to compile reports and necessary documentation as required.

About Wayfair Inc.

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.

No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

About Company

Company: Wayfair –

Company Location:  Galway, County Galway

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