Warehouse Supervisor

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Warehouse & Logistics

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25k per year

  • Contact:

    Curt Walker

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    01246 229222

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Our presigious client in the S40 area are recruiting for a warehouse supervisor.

Key function:

To lead and organise a small warehouse function, primarily dealing with incoming and outbound shipments in the UK and international.

To co-ordinate health and safety for the offices, production and warehouse.

Key responsibilities and tasks

·   Supervising and developing the warehouse team with a hands on approach and leading by example.

·   Overseeing picking, packing and despatch and ensuring that daily orders are completed within the company guidelines.

·   Supervise, plan and co-ordinate the incoming goods, storage and despatch of items in a timely and efficient manner.

·   Leading the preparation, collation and despatch of large international shipments.

·   Assessment of damaged or returned goods and processing to resolution.

·   Ensuring effective, safe, accurate and timely stock management to include space allocation, stock transfer and dealing with bespoke products.

·   Organising and ensuring accurate and periodic stock takes and cycle counts.

·   Ensuring the quality of the product and service within the warehouse is maintained to the highest possible standards.

·   Ensuring quality procedures and quality targets are strictly adhered to.

·   Processing all documentation through complex stock and warehouse management computerised systems.

·   Liaising with account managers at various transport and logistics companies to ensure competitiveness of contracts.

·   Ensuring warehouse team follow processes and are compliant with company policies and procedures.

·   Identifying areas for improvement and presenting those ideas to the Operations Manager and then implementing in a timely manner.

·   Any other adhoc duties that may be required to meet business needs.

Key responsibilities and tasks (Health & Safety Co-ordinator)

·     Support the Directors with general health and safety duties.

·     Ensuring risk assessments are carried out appropriately and in a timely manner.

·     Arranging regular training sessions and tool box talks in liaison with the external health and safety advisor.

·     Carrying out health and safety checks and ensuring all legal regulations and company policies are being adhered to. 

·     Maintaining accurate and up to date health and safety records.

·     Any other adhoc duties that may be required to meet business needs.

Skills / Competencies

·     Excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels

·     Previous supervisory experience – three years minimum

·     FLT licence and manual handling qualification/experience 

·     Experience in business improvement techniques

·     Ability to work with multiple competing priorities

·     A strong knowledge of health and safety practices and holds a minimum of IOSH Managing Safely certificate

Personal Attributes

·     Dynamic and self motivated personality

·     A ‘can do’ attitude with the ability to bring the team along on the improvement journey 

·     Enthusiastic and highly motivated with excellent organisational skills

·     Practical, assertive and professional attitude

·     Good physical condition as heavy lifting may be required

To apply please forward your CV to us at the earliest convenience.

Our client are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships, Our client are a Disability Confident employer