Warehouse Team Leader

Website Shawthorpe Recruitment Ltd Shawthorpe Recruitment Ltd

Salary: From £25'490 - £27'347

We are currently seeking a Warehouse Team Leader to support our clients Management Team with the day to day running of the warehouse operation.

You will be responsible for the operation of the Warehouse function, ensuring an efficient warehouse operation is achieving business targets. Provide line management to the team, coordinating their workloads, providing support to ensure that the team delivers, monitoring any issues, and ensuring production targets, KPIs, and quality standards are met in order to meet the requirements of the customer. Develop the team by focusing on individual performance and support requirements to achieve high standards, whilst fostering a culture of working safely.

·Assist in running an efficient warehouse operation which is able to fulfil operational and customer demand and meet set targets

·Ensure the delivery of materials to production lines in accordance with production schedules

·Train new Warehouse operatives

·Ensure inventories are accurate

·Ensure stock movements are recorded accurately

·Support in stock takes at regular intervals

·Ensure that any computerised or automated systems are accurate and up to date

·Identify any systems improvements and make recommendations for change

·Where possible resolve any issues or problems which occur in the warehouse. Where appropriate elevate the issue to a more senior level

·Produce regular reports and statistics as and when required

·Review ways to reduce waste

·Assist in planning future capacity requirements

·Ensure that health and safety meets the required standards

·Ensure that all lifting and manoeuvring of products and materials is carried out in accordance with manual handling procedures

·Ensure hazardous materials are stored in accordance with requirements

·Ensure that vehicles, machinery and equipment is well maintained and fit for purpose

·Maintain high standards of security in the warehouse

·Ensure staff comply to health, safely and environmental regulations and work safely to protect themselves and others in the warehouse environment


·GCSEs Level A-C, NVQ Level 2, IVQ Technician certificate,

·An appropriate warehousing qualification would be advantageous

·A supervisory qualification would also be beneficial

·Proven experience as a Warehouse Team Leader with experience of supervising and motivating a team

·A good working knowledge of health and safety and security requirements

·Forklift Truck licence may be required

Commitment to work towards professional accreditation with an industry related body

Skills/ Abilities

  • Supervisory and Team Leader skills with the ability to motivate, develop and supervise others
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good IT skills, in particular spreadsheets and databases and a knowledge of warehouse systems
  • Analytical and numerical
  • Good understanding of customer deliverables and the impact of failure / cost of poor quality
  • Good planning skills and able to meet targets and deadlines

Excellent attention to detail skills

Working Hours: Monday to Thursday 8.00am-16.55pm
Friday 8.00am – 13.00pm
Pension – after 3 months probation
Sovereign Health Care – after 3 months probation
22 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
To apply please send us your current CV or call our team for more information.

“Shawthorpe is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Please note that our job adverts are correct at the time of publication, but some details and job responsibilities are subject to change.”

To apply for this job email your details to enquiries@shawthorpe.co.uk.