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Warehouse Supervisor vacancy in Tonbridge, Kent (244jc)


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Location: Tonbridge, Kent
Region: London and South East
Salary: £30000 - £35000
Vacancy type: Permanent
Sectors: Facilities Management, General, Logistics/Driving, Management
Placed by: Ex-Mil Recruitment
My client, who are a leading food logistics company supplying high calibre foodstuffs to the catering sector are now seeking two Warehouse Supervisors to join their team.

You will be reporting to the General Manager and working on a rota basis:
7am-7pm For example, you may work Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, but will have the rota’s issued in advance so you know what shifts you will be working.

The overall purpose of the role will be to maintain the smooth operation of a fast-moving environment ensuring that there is sufficient stock on the shelves for the night shift to fill the orders and load the vehicles ready for dispatch the next morning.

Therefore, your key responsibilities will be broken down into the following:
• General and Task Management
• Provide a safe working environment, adhering to Health, Safety and Environmental procedures and ensuring they are understood and practiced by the team at all times
• Lead the team to deliver the required expectations
• Plan, co-ordinate and monitor the receipt, storage of goods
• Organise, facilitate and manage stock takes at regular intervals
• Ensure that all relevant procedures and processes are followed and adhered to in line with the Company’s procedures and requirements
• Monitor and review operational methods to facilitate both qualitative and quantitative improvements within the operation whilst ensuring continuous customer service
• Ensure security of Warehouse environment and maintain access control, ensuring housekeeping standards are maintained at all times
• Monitor and maintain stock accuracy by ensuring the physical stock is in line with the warehouse management system and ensure all stock movements are recorded to ensure accuracy
• Ensure stock levels are accurate and rotated regularly to minimise waste.

People Management
• Build team philosophy and cultivate a team atmosphere by working with the team to achieve the company's targets and objectives
• Coach the team daily in order that a common goal is focused upon and those business objectives are met consistently
• Planning, managing and adjusting staffing levels to meet daily operational requirements within the warehouse
• Drive Company Absence Control Procedures to ensure maximum attendance levels. Administer holidays, sickness and timekeeping effectively
• Supervise the warehouse team and manage day to day warehouse operations

Skills and Attributes:
• Ability to sustain and develop team working and team based problem solving
• Possess the ability to lead and motivate a team of people to succeed
• Good understanding of customer deliverables and the impact of failure / cost of poor quality
• Able to achieve results by setting high standards and committing to clear objectives
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills and able to establish logical practical solutions
• Strong people and performance management skills
• Computer literate with good numeric skills

Qualifications and Experience Levels:
• Experience of operating in a supervisory capacity within a fast paced, highly pressurised warehouse and distribution environment
• Good IT systems knowledge and skills including advanced Excel skills

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