Warehouse Supervisor - 4 on 4 off (Days and Lates, No Nights)

South Shields Permanent
  • An exciting opportunity to join a well known, luxury fashion brand.
  • The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits

About Our Client

Our client is a leading specialist in fashion and due to recent expansions are looking for a Warehouse Shift Manager to join their team.

Job Description

  • Provide a safe working environment, adhering to Health, Safety and Environmental procedures and ensuring they are understood and practised by the team at all times.
  • Plan, co-ordinate and monitor the receipt, storage and despatch of goods, ensuring orders are processed efficiently and that delivery meets KPI's/customers timescales/requirements.
  • Work with the Warehouse Managers to determine staffing levels and control order picking, goods in, goods out operations assigning workloads. Deploy staff to other areas within the warehouse so priorities are met.
  • Maintain storage areas by organising floor space; adhering to storage design principles; recommending improvements.
  • To organise, facilitate and manage stock takes at regular intervals
  • Operate visual delivery tracking systems in order that commodity status can be seen at a glance.
  • Identify errors and eliminate root cause using robust countermeasures and recommending improvements.
  • In conjunction with the Warehouse Manager, implement warehouse and management systems and working practices in line with best practice and continuous improvement.
  • Monitor and review operational methods to facilitate both qualitative and quantitative improvements within the operation whilst ensuring continuous customer service
  • Ensure security of Warehouse environment and maintain access control, ensuring housekeeping standards are maintained at all times.
  • To monitor and maintain stock accuracy by ensuring the physical stock is in line with the warehouse management system and ensure all stock movements are recorded to ensure accuracy.
  • Responsible for providing a thorough handover at the end of the shift to assist in the smooth running of the next shift and for taking any action needed when being handed over to from the previous shift.
  • Supervise the warehouse team and manage day to day warehouse operations carrying out daily team briefs communicating clear precise instructions and job expectations to all warehouse operatives on shift.
  • Build team philosophy and cultivate a team atmosphere by working with the team to achieve the company's targets and objectives.
  • Maintain training matrix and ensure employees are adequately trained and competent within their role to ensure operational flexibility.
  • Coach the team daily in order that a common goal is focused upon and those business objectives are met consistently.
  • Planning, managing and adjusting staffing levels to meet daily operational requirements within the warehouse.
  • Drive Company Absence Control Procedures to ensure maximum attendance levels ensuring all Return to Work paperwork is completed in a timely manner and passed over to the Warehouse Manager for review

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will live within a commutable distance to South Shields and hold the hold the following attributes:

  • Previous experience in a Leadership/Supervisory Warehousing role.
  • Possess the ability to lead and motivate a team of people to succeed by utilising appropriate interpersonal styles including leading by example, setting objectives and defining responsibilities to give a clear sense of direction
  • Good understanding of customer deliverable and the impact of failure / cost of poor quality

What's on Offer

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary alongside the following other benefits:

  • A Bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday (+ bank holidays) and these increase with length of service. After 3 year's service an extra day is given, and another day is added every year thereafter up to a maximum of 5 days for a full-time employee i.e., 30 days + bank holidays.
  • Medical Cash Plan Cover
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • 60% Discount off Full Priced Products
  • Pension
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Warehousing Management
Transport & Distribution
South Shields
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