Warehouse Team Leader

Warehouse Team Leader

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    Full Time - Friday to Monday

Humber Recruitment are pleased to be resourcing a Warehouse Team Leader for a client of ours based in Stallingborough.

The role of Warehouse Team Leader is ideal for somebody with prior managerial experience in a warehouse environment looking to use their leadership skills over the weekends. The successful candidate must hold a current counterbalance forklift licence.


1.1         Management Team


2.1         Operational elements on the relevant shift within the Warehouse, e.g. goods-in, put-away, loading, sorting of goods to recycle etc, including:

2.1.1     Performance Management for the shift.

2.1.2     Supplying basic statistical data/Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) etc for the shift & work completed each day.

2.1.3     Coordination of Work with the Management Team

2.1.4     Teamwork within the shift team, with the Management Team and with Transport and Facilities teams.

2.1.5     Resources, ensuring team and equipment perform to enable task(s) to be completed accurately and on time.

2.1.6     Legislative Compliance.

2.1.7     Coordination & communication of work with all customers.


3.1         To ensure an efficient and profitable business under his/her control that provides agreed service levels to our customers.

3.2         To develop the activities under his/her control to ensure the continuous improvement of Key Performance Indicators, as agreed from time to time with the Operations Director and Managing Director.

3.3         To collaborate with other Team members, and managers to achieve the Company’s business aims & objectives.


4.1    Current Fork Lift Truck Licence. (counterbalance)

4.2    Proficient with Microsoft Office, (Excel, Word etc)

4.3    Health & Safety Awareness.

4.4    Warehouse experience.

4.5    Management experience.


5.1         Optimise all resources (people, equipment) under his/her control to meet company objectives, and work with other Team Leaders and the Shift Leader, including:

5.1.1     Staffing levels

5.1.2     Work patterns

5.1.3     Equipment utilization

5.2         Ability to build and work with small teams, and achieve continuous improvement, including:

5.2.1     Leadership

5.2.2     Listening skills

5.2.3     Motivation

5.2.4     People development – output = empowerment

5.2.5     Collaborate with other Team Leaders, and Managers to achieve the business aims and objectives.

5.3         To support the Shift Leader to build a productive relationship with customers and suppliers, including:

5.3.1     Improving service levels

5.4         Innovation, including:

5.4.1     Instigating continuous improvement & change

5.4.2     Overcoming obstacles & using people-persuasion skills

5.4.3     Measurable outcome of all initiatives

5.4.4     Application of best practice

5.5         Other relevant responsibilities:

5.5.1     Staffing & Employee Relations.

5.5.2     Compliance with legal authorities, Health & Safety etc.

5.5.3     Performance Management for the team, collecting and reviewing performance management statistics, care and management of equipment, etc


6.1         It is the legal obligation of all employees to take reasonable care to avoid injury to themselves or to others who may be affected by their work. Employees shall:

6.1.1     Not misuse anything provided in the interests of safety.

6.1.2     Ensure that they are aware of, understand and conform to the site safety procedures.

6.1.3     Assist in the carrying out of risk assessments and development of safe systems of work.

6.1.4     Carry out the duties assigned to them in accordance with safe systems of work.

6.1.5     Wear appropriate safety equipment where required and use appropriate safety control measures and devices at all times.

6.1.6     Report all accidents and incidents to the Management Team, whether persons are injured or not.

6.1.7     Suggest ways of improving Health and Safety in the Company.

6.1.8     Maintain a high standard of housekeeping in their work area.

6.1.9     Report all hazards to the Management Team.

6.1.10   Assist in conducting health and safety sampling and inspections.

6.2         Team Leaders have responsibility for safety issues in their relevant sections. They shall:

6.2.1     Ensure the attainment of objectives within their departments through effective communication and allocation of responsibilities.

6.2.2     Ensure effective safety management within their departments through the effective implementation of site-specific procedures.

6.2.3     Ensure that all employees in their departments are aware of all site-specific Health and Safety procedures and safe systems of work.

6.2.4     Identify specific training requirements where appropriate.

6.2.5     Ensure that adequate supervision is given particularly where young or inexperienced workers are concerned.

6.2.6     Lead hazard identification and risk assessment exercises through the assembly of a risk assessment team.

6.2.7     Ensure all hazards, near misses and accidents are reported and acted on, and lead accident investigations in their area of authority.

6.2.8     Monitor the attainment of departmental targets and objectives.

6.2.9     Monitor the Health and Safety performance of their shift by conducting regular inspections and tours and issuing a report to the Cold Store Manager.

6.2.10   Inform the HR Manager of any accident/incident occurring in your work area.

6.2.11   Be involved with annual Health and Safety auditing as required.

To apply for the position, simply click the ‘Apply’ button below and complete the resulting form. For more information on the role, call the Humber Recruitment team on 01472 729768 and we will be happy to assist. You can see our full list of current vacancies by clicking here.

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