Warehouse Team Leader

  • Job Reference: NR/WTS
  • Date Posted: 23 June 2022
  • Recruiter: KHR - Recruitment Specialists
  • Location: Gillingham, Kent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Great + Benefits
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Role: Warehouse Team Leader
Location: Gillingham

Our client, a leading manufacturing company, is looking for an experienced Warehouse Team Leader to join their rapidly growing team based in Gillingham

Reporting to the Supply Chain & Logistics Manager, the Warehouse Team Leader is responsible for managing a small team of warehouse operatives and ensuring smooth, safe and efficient running of all day-to-day warehouse operations.

As the Warehouse Team Leader, you will be responsible for completing a wide range of duties, including but not limited to responsibility for
- the planning and assignment of daily tasks for Warehouse Operatives
-To attend and facilitate the running of daily Warehouse staff meetings and team leader
- Management of stock and inventories via SAP, maintaining usage data to support
Procurements forecasting activities
- Responsible for the logistics of stock at the External Contractor's warehouse
- Working with outside contractors to oversee the maintenance of equipment and to develop
strong business relationships
- To oversee and implement KPIs for Warehouse operatives
- To provide support in the fixing of GI and CW to stock locations
- To manage the process of stock reaching the production lines
- Obtain and utilise data to drive process improvements across the Warehouse
- Producing MI and KPI reports, presenting to management when required
- Organise and manage daily/weekly and annual stock takes
- Design and improve SOPs
- To maintain and ensure compliance with all Reach Truck/ Counterbalance training and
refreshers for warehouse operatives
- Promoting and adhering to FIFO
- Support the Supply Chain & Logistics Manager when raising purchase requests, working
to company budgets and restraints

We are looking for individuals who are highly motivated and have a passion to contribute to the success of the company.In addition to this, you will possess the following:Qualifications
- Essential: GCSE in English and Mathematics
Desirable: Understanding of stock control systems, Forklift license
- Essential: Experience as a people manager, warehouse experience
- Desirable: Stock control department
- Essential: Health and Safety
Desirable: Fire Industry knowledge
Technical skills
- Essential: Computer Literate with knowledge of Windows operating system
- Desirable: SAP Business 1
- WMS (Warehouse Management Systems)

Personal qualities
- Strong communicator verbally and written
- Pro-active and able to take ownership
- High attention to detail
- An analytic approach to problem-solving
- A good thinker and active listener
- Good time management skills
- Good problem-solving skills
- Self-starter with the ability to quickly learn about new processes

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a "clean" copy in Word. Thank you.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. KHR - Recruitment Specialists is a trading name of KH Recruitment Ltd Keep in touch with us online for job alerts, industry updates and market...