Warehouse Contract Supervisor

Sector: Transport, Logistics and Shipping
Salary: £25,708.80 - £27,747.20 per hour
Location: Bury St. Edmunds
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 912146
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Just Recruitment is working with a growing logistics business, with multiple sites across East Anglia - looking to add a Warehouse Contract Supervisor to its existing and long-standing team.

The key purpose of this role is to assist in leading the warehouse operation to deliver the operational service required by the business and customers. This role encompasses a multiuser client base, and this is a key role as the company looks to further merge its site operations.

Key duties include:

  • Work with the customers in order to understand their requirements and expectations, acting as the senior member of staff on the shop floor.
  • Understand customers’ issues and help drive business improvements.
  • Assist the managers and other supervisors in their roles.
  • To ensure that all staff on site operate within all current legislation.
  • Produce regular reports and statistics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Work with General/Operations Manager on all operational matters.
  • Support the objective of safety in operations by ensuring H&S management best practice is applied, and investigations and corrective actions are applied rigorously.
  • Ensure staff act and conduct themselves in a safe manner in accordance with H&S guidelines.
  • Ensure site housekeeping is carried out regularly.
  • Ensure MHE is checked daily before use.
  • Support the team to ensure that stock records are kept accurate and up to date.
  • Ensure operational activities (intake, put away, pick, pack, label, despatch) are conducted in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Monitor and manage staff productivity and accuracy and take action as required.
  • Help ensure that we have an informed team and support the development of a continuous improvement culture.
  • Develop relationships throughout the business in order to create a larger team that will assist one another and thus exist as part of the operation as a whole, not isolated and focused on our own domain.
  • Optimise the utilisation of all assets across the operations.
  • Identify areas of risk to the business and help develop appropriate contingency plans to reduce the risk to an acceptable level.
  • Support the Management Team in their regular meetings and reports to the customer.
  • Learn specific product requirements and ensure we fulfil these across the operation.
  • Be able to develop relationships with supplier representatives to aid operational efficiencies.

Qualifications and skills required:

  • Numerate and literate with a good level of education to GCSE standard or equivalent.
  • ILM Level 2 in Leadership and Management (or equivalent) or currently/willing to study for this.
  • Experienced in Warehouse Management Systems.
  • Warehouse operations experience.
  • Significant people management experience having previously worked at a supervisor level.
  • Full clean driving licence.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Ability to operate PPT.

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 6.00 am to 2.30 pm.

Free parking is available on site and lots of further training and development.

Contact Bridie James to talk about this role on 01376 517079