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Warehouse Team Manager

Warehouse Team Manager

Posted 4 April by Argos Ended

Argos Distribution is can your leadership support the change in our DCs?

Leading a team of up to 60 Colleagues daily and 150 in peak periods we are looking for talented individuals with line management experience to achieve the shift/weekly work targets through the effective motivation and utilisation of the team which supports in the overall delivery to a great customer experience.

About Argos

Argos Distribution is changing. Our leaders instinctively motivate and engage with their teams, keeping them in the know to support the delivery of a great customer experience within our stores. We support, develop and work with our leaders, which helps people understand and support our transformation into a "Digital Retail Leader".

Being a Team Manager your main responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining a high standard of communication through team briefing, consultation, employee reviews and one-to-one conversations.
  • Improving operational performance in service, cost and colleagues in line with agreed approach ensuring sustainable change.
  • Maintaining operational compliance to all agreed processes ensuring all Team Members work accordingly.
  • Assisting in the selection of future team members, ensuring full functional training is carried out; identify further training needs and ensure effective training is carried out to maintain operational efficiency.
  • Controlling and allocating work, monitoring progress to ensure hourly/daily/shift workload/tasks are completed, keeping senior management fully informed of any operational issues.
  • Continually monitoring individual performance, (performance, accuracy, attendance, attitude and behaviour) taking appropriate action to improve standards.

To be successful in this role we ask that you:

  • Are ideally educated to GCSE standard, with qualifications in English and Maths.
  • Can demonstrate previous line management experience, preferably within a Logistics/Distribution environment.
  • Have a solid understanding of how the functions within a warehouse interact and influence customer service.
  • Showcase strong inter-personal skills and ability to lead a team through effective motivation
  • Are competent with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc...)
  • Have previous experience of grievance and disciplinary procedures.
  • Demonstrate good commercial acumen with the ability to understand basic budgets and cost controls and how their departmental performance influences them.

You may have experience of any of the following: Warehouse Team Manager, Logistics, Distribution, Warehouse Section Manager, Retail, First Line Manager, Warehouse Supervisor, FLM etc...

Required skills

  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Warehouse
  • Team Leadership
  • Line Management
  • Microsoft

Reference: 34820111

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