Warehouse & Logistic Team Leader


    Location
    Bedfordshire
    Date

    Insight Employment ltd

    Insight Employment are seeking a Warehouse & Logistic Team Leader
    to work for a local client of ours in Leighton Buzzard.

    The Role: –

    This role is fast paced with multiple small consumable orders to be sent out within 24-48 hours to a large customer base across the UK but primarily within London and the Home Counties. Along with Goods In and warehouse organisation this role involves managing a small team and being ready to adapt to daily changing customer requests as well as planning for future days and weeks workloads.

    We are looking for an experienced & committed individual to join our busy operations team. The ideal candidate will thrive under pressure and have a positive can-do attitude. They will possess the ability to manage several tasks at once while remaining calm and collected and getting the job done.

    In this varied role you will play a vital part of our operation team as follows: –

    You will be responsible for planning routes and dispatch via various transport methods always ensuring maximum efficiency is achieved. You will support the warehouse in all aspects including picking & packing, stock taking, goods in/out and housekeeping. You will be comfortable working on your feet and lifting up-to 25kgs, with a focus on meeting individual and team KPI’s. You will have attention to detail and be proactive in your approach, looking out for ways to improve the warehouse & logistics function.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities: –

    • Oversee dispatch via all transport methods including planning routes for own vehicles.
    • Working with 3rd party carriers to fulfil orders quickly and efficiently.
    • Liaising with customers where required via phone and email. Including proactively following up failed deliveries and resolving customer delivery issues.
    • Maintenance of vehicles.
    • Picking & Packing and preparing deliveries for dispatch.
    • Checking deliveries in/out, including unloading deliveries.
    • Recording of key KPI’s and working to improve these.
    • General housekeeping.
    • This is not a full list of duties and should not be interpreted as a complete definition of the role.
    • Manage a small team.
    • Ability to see pass the immediate Day-to-Day tasks and to forward plan for additional ad hoc task or department improvements.

    Requirements & Qualifications: –

    • 3 years warehouse experience, including Picking & Packing, goods in/out.
    • Good geographical knowledge of the UK especially the South.
    • Must be computer literate with good data entry and attention to detail.
    • Good telephone manner.
    • Excellent communications skills including good verbal and written English.
    • Good numeracy skills both mental and written.
    • Clean Driving licence – minimum of 2 years, over 25 for insurance purposes experience of driving large vans would be beneficial.
    • Forklift licence preferred although training may be provided for the right candidate.
    • Physically fit, must be able to lift, up to 25kgs multiple times throughout the day.
    • Ability to move between tasks and work independently and as part of a team using own initiative and given direction to other team members.
    • Experience of FMCG would be an advantage.

    Hours

    Mon – Fri 07:00am-16:30pm

    Salary: –

    29k-30k per annum per depending on experience.

    Unfortunately, due to the high number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. If you do not hear back from us within 7 days, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. We will however retain your details on file and may contact you should another suitable vacancy arise.