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Warehouse Team Leader

Bedford, Bedfordshire
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Are you an experienced Warehouse Team Leader looking for a new opportunity? We are looking for an individual who is self-motivated, has excellent attention to detail, and is keen to lay roots within a company which is growing year on year. You would be joining an organisation that embraces change, who are positive, curious and respect each other. We believe this enables and empowers individual success in people like you. Your role as a Warehouse Team Leader will be to assist the supervisor and shift manager in driving team targets, Opertune, 5S and quality checks. You will provide coaching support for the wider team and supervise the team in the supervisor's absence to ensure consistent achievement of the volume, quality, and efficiency of targets is achieved. This ensures that Whistl continues to deliver the highest quality, most cost-effective offering for its customers across all products. Responsibilities of a Warehouse Team Leader: People and Resource Management Act as a role model, demonstrating a professional and courteous manner in all dealings with colleagues, internal/external stakeholders, and clients. Assist the co-ordination of shift activities, delegating and prioritising workloads. Monitor and report on staff attendance, conduct, and performance in line with company policies and procedures. Train team members on induction to support personal development and/or performance improvement on the team. Assist in the compilation of team performance reporting across business including KPI, absence, skills, conduct, and health & safety reporting. Act as supervisor in their absence.Communication Support the briefing and debriefing of team members and colleagues on a daily basis. Assist in the development of a strong team culture by building effective relationships with colleagues from around the business and sharing information in order to maximise efficiency.Process Management Adhere to and maintain all standard operating procedures in the warehouse, supporting the evaluation of team members to ensure all staff are trained and operating accordingly. Drive the Opertune initiatives in the depot maintaining the 5S across the operation. Understand and assist the supervisor in carrying out quality checks against process and procedures. Ensure compliance with all internal and external regulatory requirements, e.g. The Mail Integrity Code of Practice, Safety, Health and Environment regulations, Carriage of Dangerous Goods regulations, and Data Protection and Information Security regulations etc. Comply with all Health, Safety and Environment policies and other relevant regulations ensuring accurate recording and reporting of any incidents, accidents, or near misses.This Warehouse Team Leader role would suit candidates with skills or experience in the following areas: Transport, Team Leader, Supervisor, Communication Skills, Reporting, Reports, Customer Service, Admin, Administration, Compliance, Audit, Decision-Making, IT Literate, MS Office. Benefits Enhanced Annual Leave entitlement, starting at 31 days (including public holidays), increasing up to 36 days with long service. Access to our prestige Benefits and Rewards Portal; including discounts on high-street shopping, days out, entertainment, and food & drink, including popular brands such as Apple, Samsung, and Buyagift. Long Service Rewards: both financial and leave based. Health Cash Plan: in which you can get money back on health treatments such as prescriptions, eye care, dental, and more. Life Assurance Scheme: A scheme that may provide a lump-sum payment should you die whilst employed by the company. Career development opportunities: through E-Learning, Management Development Programmes, and Apprenticeships in which you can gain professional qualifications during working time at no cost to yourself. Access to a well-established Employee Assistance Programme provider, who provides support to our people and their families in areas such as their health and wellbeing.And other excellent benefits you'd expect from a market leader. Essential Skills Strong verbal and written communication skills in order to disseminate information effectively both internally and externally according to audience and situation. Influencing and feedback skills to support people and process management. Able to manage own work in order to meet deadlines whilst maintaining performance standards and a consistent high degree of accuracy. Competent working with Microsoft Excel and Outlook to record and communicate information. For some supervisory roles, a Forklift Truck (FLT) Licence, First Aid, Fire Warden, or relevant Health & Safety training will be required.About Company Whistl are a delivery management company providing efficient, high-quality, and competitively priced services across Business Mail, Parcels, Fulfilment and Doordrop Media both in the UK and internationally. Distributing more than 4 billion items annually, we are market leaders in Downstream Access Mail (DSA) services handling over 50% of bulk business mail in the UK. Whistl is a Disability Confident employer and is committed to equal opportunities for all in all of our employment policies and practices. Due to the nature of our business, this role may be subject to a basic DBS check
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  • Job Reference: 707263300-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Whistl
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £22,755
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent