Warehouse Team Leader

Sector: Warehouse
Salary: £23,984 per annum
Location: Sudbury
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 912066
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Just Recruitment is recruiting on behalf of a growing logistics organisation, based on the outskirts of Sudbury that is looking to add a Warehouse Team Leader to join its existing team.

The key purpose of this role is to help lead the warehouse teams to deliver the operational service required by the customers and the senior management team.

Working hours are rotating shifts: 06.00 to 14.30, 14.00 to 22.30.

2 weekends in 4, Thursday and Friday off when working the weekends.

Due to the location of the business, you must have access to your own transport.

Duties include:

  • Putting away products efficiently
  • Picking products as per customer specifications
  • Packing orders to ensure safety in the delivery
  • Loading deliveries
  • Managing tasks in a safe and orderly manner
  • Working with the management team to make the operation as efficient as possible
  • Supporting other members of staff in the operation
  • Undertaking any other duties as may be required
  • Completing warehouse documentation as required, ensuring their accuracy and identifying other relevant information to report
  • Have full knowledge of the products you are handling
  • Ensuring the warehouse is kept tidy and organised
  • Assisting in other areas of business as required
  • Operate safely and effectively according to training and ensuring other members of staff do the same and regular checks are made on all machinery
  • Ensure other members of staff are effective
  • Unloading and checking goods in
  • Checking orders, ensuring accuracy
  • Managing operations via relevant WMS
  • Take responsibility for the locking up procedure for the warehouse/site
  • Under guidance from the site manager, deputise for the Supervisor when absent
  • Lead team and the activities in the day-to-day operation
  • Reporting all damages, breakages, issues and H&S near misses or accidents to the relevant line manager or other available management
  • Log any customer / KPI / internal information as required
  • Ensure timesheets are completed correctly as required
  • Develop strong relationships with all personnel
  • Be aware of our business goals and support them
  • Maintain good relationships with all stakeholders working efficiently together
  • Report any issues to the line manager in a timely manner
  • Communicate with all stakeholders in a positive and professional manner
  • When deputising plans the workload for the warehouse team effectively
  • Help the management team identify potential time pressures within the operation
  • Understanding and awareness of cost control
  • Act as a mentor to any new employees
  • Help support other staff members or small teams when required

Qualifications and skills required:

  • Good level of numeracy and literacy
  • Intermediate PC / WMS skills
  • Prior knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems
  • Knowledge of company health and safety policy and procedures
  • Housekeeping awareness
  • Qualifications to operate relevant MHE
  • Qualifications to operate PPT and Counterbalance Forklift
  • An understanding of the business goals and objectives
  • Physically active
  • Communications with customer
  • People Management
Contact Bridie James to talk about this role on 01376 517079