Logistics Team Leader

Recruiter
Encore Personnel
Location
Warwickshire
Posted
27 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

LOGISTICS TEAM LEADER - AUTOMOTIVE

A unique and exciting opportunity for a driven and dynamic logistics team leader to join a well-established and forward thinking manufacturer and the investment for the future of global transport!

To be part of a new and expanding team working on a brand new range, built in a brand new facility, incorporating the latest construction and environmental technologies…

COMMUTABLE FROM: Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Birmingham, Coalville, Coventry, Hinkley, Leamington Spa, Lutterworth, Nuneaton, Rugby, Solihull, Tamworth

BENEFITS:

  • Up to £31,000 per annum (Standard days)
  • Pension and Healthcare Cash plan
  • 25 Days Annual Leave & Statutory Holidays
  • Great progression opportunity
  • To be part of ambitious

THE ROLE:

As the successful Logistics Team Leader you will lead a section within the Warehouse function working to ensure an efficient day-to-day operation that is able to fulfil operational and customer demand and meet set targets.

Key duties:

  • Ensure the delivery of materials to production lines in accordance with production schedules
  • Regular staff communication - keeping them aware of priorities, targets, operational requirements and business updates
  • Train new Warehouse operatives within area of responsibility
  • Support with recruitment and training, performance management of staff
  • Support organising and participate in stock takes at regular intervals
  • Identify any systems improvements and make recommendations for change
  • Regular reporting as and when required (inc. review of ways to reduce waste)
  • Assist in planning future capacity requirements
  • Liasion with customers, suppliers and transport companies as and when required
  • Ensure that vehicles, machinery and equipment is well maintained and fit for purpose
  • Ensure staff comply to health & safety and environmental regulations
  • To proactively contribute to the team and actively commit to teams development

THE CANDIDATE:

The ideal Logistics Team Leader / Supervisor will be someone who welcomes change and has:

  • Experience as a Warehouse Team Leader with experience of supervising and motivating a team
  • Knowledge and understanding of lean techniques - advantageous
  • Supervisory and Team Leader skills with the ability to motivate, develop and supervise others
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good IT skills, in particular spreadsheets and databases and a knowledge of warehouse systems
  • Excellent attention to detail, analytical and numerical skills
  • Good understanding of customer deliverables and the impact of failure / cost of poor quality
  • Good planning skills and able to meet targets and deadlines
  • NVQ Level 2, IVQ Technician certificate and BTec First Certificate - desirable
  • An appropriate warehousing qualification - advantageous
  • A supervisory qualification - beneficial
  • A good working knowledge of health and safety and security requirements
  • Commitment to work towards professional accreditation with an industry related body
  • A valid driving licence

*To note* A Fork Lift Truck licence may be required

HOW TO APPLY:

To be considered for this role, please click on the link provided. If you would like any further information about this vacancy before applying, please feel free to contact us. and ask for Caroline Alves

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