Warehouse Team Leader (Nights) 12 months FTC


Job Details


UK Middlewich GH

Contract Type

Fixed Term

Working Pattern

Full Time


£25k + Shift Allowance

Closing Date

30/06/2021 11:00

Role Overview

We have a new opportunity for a Warehouse Team Leader to be responsible for the warehouse operation of a key customer within our Shared User site in Middlewich. This is a superb opportunity to join a successful and growing site.

 Who are we?

Wincanton is a leading third-party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do, and our mission is “to make our customers business’s better, every day.”

How will you contribute?

  • Delegation of daily operational tasks, ensuring workloads are processed efficiently and labour resource utilised effectively
  • Liaising with customers to ensure that all KPI’s are exceeded and business demands are fulfilled
  • Supporting shop floor activities during busy periods and absences
  • Liaising with suppliers for inbound and out bound deliveries
  • Ensure all work meets with the customer’s specification, the production plan and the required quality standard
  • Ensure one-to-one communication with the customer is maintained in a timely and professional manner, to ensure that customer priorities are discussed, agreed and achieved through daily workload planning
  • Recording and reporting of daily/weekly KPI’s/Hours/Overtime, as required
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices throughout the working areas
  • Ensure that all new team members undergo a full induction and training process
  • Actively pursue Continuous Improvement activities
  • Communicate with the team members on all matters relating to their involvement in the Company’s business, including regular team briefings
  • Ensure all appropriate paperwork and IT procedures are adhered to
  • Identify any training/development requirements and notify your line Manager
  • Ensure appropriate work instructions and SSOW are in place and team members adhere to them
  • Carry out additional tasks agreed with your line manager

What will you bring?

  • Proactive and driven- a hands on professional who has experience of leading a team within a demanding environment
  • Experience of managing a start-up would be an advantage
  • Conscientious with good attention to detail
  • Excellent people and customer service skills- this role has a large customer focus, so an ability to be sensitive to customer needs whilst maintaining a professional approach is essential. Also having the skill to lead and motivate the team to achieve KPIs
  • Flexibility to meet operational requirements
  • Prior experience of the retail industry would be an advantage
  • Organised with the ability to prioritise workloads
  • Excellent IT skills- the role involves the use of warehouse management systems, e mail and Microsoft based packages

What do we offer?

We really value our people and offer a friendly, safety first working environment and a competitive salary along with other benefits including; company pension scheme 25 days hols + bank hols, share incentive plan, cycle to work scheme, employee benefits online discount platform, onsite parking + much more

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we also provide significant opportunities for career development and progression, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.

Apply Now!

Please apply by following the links and uploading your CV. We are a fast-moving organisation so we may not always wait until the closing date to review applications. As a result, you should submit your CV as soon as possible!

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