vacancy: Warehouse & Inventory Team Leader

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Elland, HX5 9DF

Dependent upon experience


The Warehouse & Inventory Team Leader will be responsible for ensuring all stock is received, stored and delivered on time and deal with any issues efficiently and effectively. You will supervise day to day activities, motivating and developing a team to deliver an efficient and accurate service to colleagues and customers.


Responsibilities/Key Deliverables

  • Managing a team of Warehouse Operatives, Goods In & Goods Out and Conveyance Handler
  • Planning and organising the workload of the Warehouse team
  • Support the induction and training of new starters
  • First point of contact in the Warehouse
  • Receiving deliveries within agreed time frames
  • Monitoring, understanding and driving the delivery of agreed KPI targets of the Warehouse team
  • Leading H&S compliance in the Warehouse
  • Checking deliveries and preparing them for storage
  • Support picking, packing and despatching orders where required
  • Stock taking and other vital administrative duties
  • Dealing with return to work meetings, One 2 Ones and first line employee queries
  • Ensuring that aisles, goods in / good out areas and the warehouse is kept clean and tidy


Core Competencies

  • 3+ years’ experience of managing a Warehouse team
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer / client service skills
  • Experience in a production warehouse
  • A pro-active supervisor who can motivate and lead a team
  • A strong attention to detail and the ability to complete duties with a high degree of accuracy
  • Be PC proficient in MS Office. Experience in Microsoft Navision would be ideal but previous experience of an SAP system would be advantageous
  • Strong organisational skills to effectively manage warehouse processes and inventory controls with excellent problem solving and sound decision-making


Dimension of role

This is a full-time, permanent opportunity based at the naughtone factory at Elland reporting directly to the Factory manager.

This position will act as a key support for the Factory manager, liaising with production and procurement colleagues across the business to ensure a safe, accurate & efficient warehouse and inventory systems for the business as a whole.