Warehouse Team Leader

Posted 12 March by Search Consultancy Easy Apply

Key responsibilities and duties - daily tasks will include but not be limited to:

* Operational Management
o Make sure procedures, standards and timeframes for all aspects of stock in (including booking in, put away, shelf allocation etc.) are communicated to warehouse operatives and acted upon.
o Make sure procedures, standards and timeframes for all aspects of stock out are communicated to warehouse operatives and acted upon.
o Supervise, monitor and process goods in, goods out including inter-branch transfers and control the marshalling area.
o Supervise the activities of warehouse operatives to meet deadlines and quality standards, taking account of the impact outside own area of responsibility.
o Be accountable for completion of standard or non-standard tasks within the warehouse
o Make sure all photography of customer's orders are done and kept on file as required.
o Maintain stock integrity via regular stop and search procedure, and thorough investigation of any missing stock.
o Train and promote the use of electronic arm-mounted devices and other IT-related systems to further enhance efficiencies within the warehouse.
* Resource Management
o Plan, monitor and adjust staffing levels including holidays and task allocation to organise completion of warehouse daily duties, goods in dispatch and stock management in line with time, cost, quality targets.
o Make sure all stock is handled in a way that minimises the risk of damage while in stock including regular pick bin management.
o Control hours and overtime by operating to agreed standards of staff utilisation, and within budget under the consultation of the Warehouse Manager.
o Demonstrate awareness of cost/benefit as applicable to tasks performed e.g. overtime.
o Support the identification of ways to reduce costs/waste or inefficiencies.
o Constantly look for ways to improve efficiencies or save costs.

* People Management
o Lead, develop, and motivate a team of warehouse operatives, making sure picking, packing, labelling, and shipping standards are adhered to
o Ensure conduct standards are communicated and monitored.
o Run Daily team briefings, using them as a two-way communication channel with the Warehouse Manager.
o Take action on holding initial performance or conduct conversations in a timely manner.
o Support return-to-work interviews and absence management processes when required.
o Effectively process electronic information using the various computer systems as required (K8).
o Deliver some on-the-job training and development for warehouse operatives (e.g. induction).
o Working with the Warehouse Manager, and HR & Recruitment Advisor, contribute to the recruitment and selection of new warehouse operatives.
o Work closely with Warehouse Manager and internal training department to improve own and others performance or skill set.
o Promote ideas and suggestions from warehouse employees on an ongoing basis to improve procedures within the warehouse.
* Health and Safety
o Make sure there is full PPE compliance in own area.
o Make sure all staff are wearing their FPS-issued work wear.
o Promote safe working practices (including the safe operation of all electro-mechanical and handling equipment through operator checks and defect reporting)
o Ensure the safety of physical environment (FLT use, stock placement) for self, staff, and visitors to the warehouse.
o Contribute to a secure, safe, and healthy working environment (e.g. housekeeping/tidiness checks).
o Ensure all machinery is maintained daily, regularly serviced, repaired as necessary and all actions are logged correctly.
o Ensure the forklift charging area/Parking zone is operated strictly within the procedures laid down

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

Reference: 34659863

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