Warehouse Team Manager

  • Location:

    Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire:

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain & Procurement

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  • Salary:

    Up to £25000 per annum + excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Halecroft Recruitment Ltd

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


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Our client is looking for an experienced Warehouse Team Manager who will be responsible for one or more areas & teams within the warehouse operation. Key responsibilities will include, achieving KPI's, costs and delivering a high level of customer service, ensuring all SOP's are up to date & compliant. Also responsible for the Health & Safety in the area(s).



  • Responsible for driving a Health and Safety culture, ensuring procedures & policies are adhered to & all tasks have a Safe Systems of Work
  • Effectively manage teams within the warehouse to achieve the departmental & site KPI targets
  • Planning, managing & adjusting staffing levels during the shift in line with flexed volumes to meet cost & throughput
  • Drive cross functional working & promoting a 'One Team' environment to deliver site KPI's
  • Manage housekeeping standards to ensure everyone has a safe & clean work environment
  • Act as a subject matter expert within your area(s) whilst maintaining a good understanding of the context of the wider operation and end to end business processes
  • Ensure clear, concise handovers are completed at all shift changes passing all the key information and learnings to the oncoming shift to ensure seamless transitions
  • Support engagement at all levels throughout the operation through the delivery of effective communication, briefings, appropriate use of email and feedback on site status
  • Coach, lead, motivate and develop the warehouse colleagues by role modelling the Business Values
  • Manage attendance of all colleagues in line with company policy, liaising with HR to ensure consistency in delivery & pro-actively manage people issues in line with company policy, liaising with HR to ensure consistency in delivery
  • Deliver performance reviews & develop succession planning within the department


Problem Solving & Change:

  • Lead & maintain continuous improvement activities using the lean operational excellence principles
  • Act as a role model within your team, delivering root cause analysis & mitigating risk & reoccurrence
  • Planning ahead & working with peers to ensure that operations run smoothly around fluctuating volumes


Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Line Management experience within Logistics and Warehousing
  • IOSH qualification desirable but is not essential
  • Operational Excellence/ Lean/ Six Sigma Experience desirable
  • Very good knowledge of IT Warehouse Management Systems
  • Good experience working with Microsoft Office Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Competent to stand up to audiences and motivate the team, driving behaviours

To apply: Forward your CV following the apply link in either Word or PDF format

Please Note: due to the volume of applications being received we can only respond to those offering the relevant
experience as outlined in the advert.

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