DSV UK

Warehouse Team Leader – Peterborough UK

Job Overview

Responsible for the operation of a section within the Warehouse function. Supporting the Management Team with the day-to-day operation of the warehouse, responsible for a group of operators and ensuring an efficient warehouse operation in achieving business targets. Provide line management to the team, coordinating their workloads, providing support to ensure that the team delivers, monitoring any issues, and ensuring production targets, KPIs, and quality standards are met in order to meet the requirements of the customer. Develop the team by focusing on individual performance and support requirements to achieve high standards, whilst fostering a culture of working safely. The ideal candidate must be driven and want progression throughout DSV

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist in running an efficient warehouse operation which is able to fulfil operational and customer demand and meet set targets

Train new Warehouse operatives within area of responsibility

Ensure inventories in area of responsibility are accurate

Ensure stock movements are recorded accurately

Support organising and participate in stock takes at regular intervals

Ensure that any computerised or automated systems are accurate and up to date

Identify any systems improvements and make recommendations for change

Where possible resolve any issues or problems which occur in the warehouse.

Produce regular reports and statistics as and when required

Assist in planning future capacity requirements

Ensure that health and safety meet the required standards

Ensure that all lifting and manoeuvring of products and materials is carried out in accordance with manual handling procedures

Ensure that vehicles, machinery and equipment is well maintained and fit for purpose

Maintain high standards of security in the warehouse

Ensure a clean and tidy working environment to aid operational efficiency

The Team Leader will also be expected to act up for management to cover leave and absence.

 

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT

Manage time and attendance for operatives within area of responsibility and support supervisor with people management issues

Communicate with staff on a regular basis to make them aware of priorities, targets and operational requirements

Report progress updates, key achievements and any concerns to the Warehouse Supervisor and/or Manager Relationship Management

Liaise with customers, suppliers and transport companies as and when required in a timely way

Comply with the Health, Safety and Environmental Policies

Engages interest and participation of others and has a collaborative approach to working with others

Proactively contributes to the team and actively committed to team’s development

Shows moral courage, openness and honesty in all dealings

Take part in grievance and disciplinary hearings

Monitor performance and absence and carry out return to works and conduct welfare meetings.

 

EXPERIENCE

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

Analytical and numerical

Good understanding of customer deliverables and the impact of failure / cost of poor quality

Good planning skills and able to meet targets and deadlines

Excellent attention to detail skills

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

GCSEs Level A-C, NVQ Level 2,

An appropriate warehousing qualification would be advantageous

Certified in: Dangerous Goods Handling

A supervisory qualification would also be beneficial

Proven experience as a Warehouse Team Leader with experience of supervising and motivating a team

A good working knowledge of health and safety and security requirements

Knowledge and understanding of lean techniques may be advantageous

Fork Lift Truck licence may be required

Benefits:

  • Fixed working days, 6-14, Monday to Friday
  • Overtime available paid at x1.5 hourly rate and double time for the 7th day

 

ABOUT DSV CAREERS

Do you want to be part of something 55,000 times bigger than you?

That’s how many colleagues you’ll have on a journey towards connecting the world and making your mark.

We believe that people are able to achieve their potential if they take ownership of their own career. That’s why we’ll give you every opportunity to do just that.

People are at the core of who we are – the drive, talent and devotion they bring to the table every day are what make DSV the exciting place it is. It’s a dynamic and fast-moving environment with rapid decisions at every level – where ambition meets teamwork in an effort to face challenges, succeed, move forward and make a difference. We care about your opportunity to influence the path of your career, whether you want to advance locally or look for adventures abroad. With a massive global reach and offices in more than 80 countries, the opportunities are plenty.

If you have the right drive, the right talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore the reach of your potential.

We are freight forwarders, salespeople, accountants, forklift drivers, IT engineers, specialists and countless others – and we all made the choice to forward our careers.

Join us and forward your career at DSV.

DSV – Global Transport and Logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 55,000 employees in more than 80 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.

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