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Warehouse Supervisor

Full Time

Whistl

Warehouse Supervisor Northampton

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Are you an experienced Warehouse Supervisor looking for a new opportunity? We have a position available to join our Northampton Depot. 

We are looking for an individual who is self-motivated, have excellent attention to detail and are keen to lay roots within a company which is growing year on year. You would be joining an organisation that embraces change, with individuals who are positive, curious, and respect each other, which we believe enables and empowers individual success in people like you.

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our depot operations team as a Warehouse Supervisor. The purpose of this role is to supervise of a team of Warehouse Operatives and co-ordinate all activities that take place in the warehouse to ensure consistent achievement of the volume, quality, and efficiency targets so that Whistl continues to deliver the highest quality, most cost-effective offering for its customers across all products. 

Key duties for this Warehouse Supervisor role, will include:

People and Resource Management

  • Plan resource allocation according to volume and throughput to meet Service Level Agreement.
  • Coordinate the activities of a team, delegating and prioritising work appropriately.
  • Manage 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.
  • Deputise for the shift manager during periods of absence.

Communication

  • Brief and debrief 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, sharing information in order to maximise efficiency.
  • Communicate appropriately with internal and external customers to ensure they are kept up-to-date and informed on operational activities.

Process Management

  • Managing arrangements of the unloading and loading of deliveries – goods in/out.
  • Adhere to, maintain, develop, and regularly update all standard operating procedures in the warehouse in liaison with the depot management team.
  • Ensure compliance with all internal and external regulatory requirements, including (but not limited to): Safety, Health and Environment regulations, Carriage of Dangerous Goods regulations, Data Protection,Information Security regulations.  

We would welcome applications for this Warehouse Supervisor role from candidates with the following skills: Warehouse, Supervisor, Planning, Coordinating, Training, Communication, Process Management, People Management, IT Literate, MS Office, Health & Safety, FLT, Performance Management, Compliance, Leadership, Warehouse Supervisor.

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
  • Long Service Rewards: both financial and leave based.
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • 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.

Info

40-hour week, with the following shift patterns: Sunday to Thursday – 13:30- 22:00

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 work through and assess issues in a logical way the identify solutions and communicate plans/decisions clearly.
  • Able to manage own work in order to meet conflicting deadlines whilst maintaining performance standards and a consistent high degree of accuracy.
  • Competent working with Microsoft Excel and Outlook to record and communicate information.
  • Able to motivate and develop a team effectively in order to prioritise and organise activities.
  • For some supervisory roles a Forklift Truck (FLT) Licence, First Aid, Fire Warden, or relevant Health & Safety Training will be required.
  • Proactively seeks to identify opportunities for continuous process improvement.

Desired Skills

  • Typically, we would estimate that it would take at least 3 years’ experience within a similar environment to acquire the knowledge and skills required.
  • Experience of supervising a team including performance management, staff development,disciplinary, grievance, attendance management.
  • Flexible and able to work across different shifts and locations on occasion.

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.

Essential Requirements

  • 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 work through and assess issues in a logical way the identify solutions and communicate plans/decisions clearly.
  • Able to manage own work in order to meet conflicting deadlines whilst maintaining performance standards and a consistent high degree of accuracy.
  • Competent working with Microsoft Excel and Outlook to record and communicate information.
  • Able to motivate and develop a team effectively in order to prioritise and organise activities.
  • For some supervisory roles a Forklift Truck (FLT) Licence, First Aid, Fire Warden, or relevant Health & Safety Training will be required.
  • Proactively seeks to identify opportunities for continuous process improvement.

COVID-19 Warehouse Supervisor Northampton

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