Goldteam Recruitment

Warehouse Supervisor




    Food & Drink

    Salary Details:

    23000.00 - £26000.00  ( Annum )



    Company Info

    Warehouse Suprvisor/Team Leader/Manager, Slough                                        

    A superb opportunity to join a fun and friendly team, in a fast growing manufacturing & distribution business. They are seeking an experienced and highly self-motivated Warehouse Supervisor/Team Leader or Manager, who has strong man-management and motivational skills, needed to lead and direct a small team. You will be responsible for ensuring the smooth day to day running of the warehouse, as well as working with the senior management team to aid the growth and strategic development of the operation. This is a new operation due to the recent re-location of the existing warehouse, so the operation will be a little slow to start with. This role would therefore suit an experienced Warehouse Supervisor or Team Leader who wants to break into a Warehouse Manager's role and manage a small team. Experienced Warehouse Manager's will also be considered for the post, as the position is vacant at presnt. 

    Key Features of the role:

    • Planning, coordinating, order assembly and dispatch of goods
    • Having a clear understanding of the company's policies and vision and how the warehouse contributes to these
    • Coordinating the use of automated and computerised systems where necessary
    • Keeping stock control systems up to date and making sure inventories are accurate
    • Planning future capacity requirements in line with strategic development of the business
    • Overseeing the recruitment and training of warehouse staff as well as monitoring staff performance and progress
    • Motivating and encouraging teamwork within the workforce to ensure productivity targets are met or exceeded
    • Producing regular reports and statistics on a weekly and monthly basis
    • Maintaining standards of health and safety, hygiene and security in the work environment, for example, ensuring that stock such as chemicals are stored safely
    • Overseeing the planned maintenance of machinery and equipment.
    • Organising the dispatch of items and liaising with courier and transport companies
    • Leading the team and motivating team members to complete the loading/unloading of freight containers in a timely and efficient manner
    • Operating a counterbalance Forklift truck (Not Essential, but highly desirable)

    Skills/Experience/Traits Required:

    • Minimum of 2 years experience as a Warehouse Manager or Supervisor
    • Strong man management skills, with the ability to lead and motivate others to deliver results, delegate work and explain things to others
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels
    • The ability to remain calm and professional at all times, especially during busy periods
    • Operating a counterbalance forklift truck (Desirable, but not essential)
    • A stable career history, with longevity in previous positions
    • Strong attention to detail and a sense of pride in maintaining high standards
    • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office and confident working with computers
    • Knowledge of the legal requirements of operating a warehouse


    Package: £26K  Working 40-42hrs/week Monday–Friday

    21 Days Holiday (increasing with length od service) + Bank Holidays, Pension Scheme + Bonuses