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Warehouse Supervisor

Managerial

Job Req Number:  32442
Time Type: Full Time

JOB PURPOSE / SUMMARY
We are seeking an organized, reliable, detail and service-oriented warehouse supervisor to join our growing team. In this position, you will monitor warehouse inventory as well as manage warehouse staff to ensure that products are stored and shipped out in an accurate, efficient manner. Previous warehouse experience is required. The ideal candidate must be driven and want progression throughout DSV

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordinate and oversee all warehouse logistics
Supervise and direct warehouse staff; put worker safety as a top priority
Track and account for all incoming and outgoing products
Confirm proper and timely delivery of products
Perform various inventory counts; order supplies and goods as needed
Supervise all forklift operations
Maintain warehouse and machinery, ensuring equipment is serviced when needed and a clean and tidy workspace is kept at all times
Maintain shipping documentation, manifests, and receipts; enter relevant data in reports as needed
Ensure that shipment materials match packing lists before dispatching orders
Ensure proper transport, packaging, and placement of products
Abide by and enforce facility rules and state laws and regulations
Improve warehouse work processes through strategic planning in order to create a more efficient fulfilment system
Review timeliness of scheduled deliveries.
Track inventory levels
Order new supplies in a timely manner
Make suggestions for productivity improvements
Determine and track most important warehouse KPIs
Ensure that facility equipment is properly maintained.
The Supervisor will also be expected to act up for management to cover leave and absence.

 

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT
Motivate and lead warehouse staff to effectively carry out given tasks
Assist in the hiring and training process of new warehouse staff
Constantly work to improve processes
Optimize employee workflow 
Communicate and collaborate with other team members
Train, guide and evaluate new warehouse workers.
Take part in grievance and disciplinary hearings
Monitor performance and absence and carry out return to works and conduct welfare meetings.

 

EXPERIENCE
Supervisory and Team Leader skills with the ability to motivate, develop and supervise others 
Good communication and interpersonal skills 
Good IT skills, in particular spreadsheets and databases and a knowledge of warehouse systems 
Analytical and numerical 
Good understanding of customer deliverables and the impact of failure / cost of poor quality 
Good planning skills and able to meet targets and deadlines 
Excellent attention to detail skills 
Analytical and numerical 
Strong decision making skills 
Excellent attention to detail skills

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
GCSEs Level A-C, NVQ Level 2, 
An appropriate warehousing qualification would be advantageous 
Certified in: Dangerous Goods Handling 
A supervisory qualification would also be beneficial 
Proven experience as a Warehouse Team Leader with experience of supervising and motivating a team 
A good working knowledge of health and safety and security requirements 
Knowledge and understanding of lean techniques may be advantageous 
Fork Lift Truck licence may be required 


ABOUT DSV CAREERS
Do you want to be part of something 55,000 times bigger than you?
That’s how many colleagues you’ll have on a journey towards connecting the world and making your mark.
We believe that people are able to achieve their potential if they take ownership of their own career. That’s why we’ll give you every opportunity to do just that.
People are at the core of who we are - the drive, talent and devotion they bring to the table every day are what make DSV the exciting place it is. It’s a dynamic and fast-moving environment with rapid decisions at every level – where ambition meets teamwork in an effort to face challenges, succeed, move forward and make a difference. We care about your opportunity to influence the path of your career, whether you want to advance locally or look for adventures abroad. With a massive global reach and offices in more than 80 countries, the opportunities are plenty.
If you have the right drive, the right talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore the reach of your potential.
We are freight forwarders, salespeople, accountants, forklift drivers, IT engineers, specialists and countless others – and we all made the choice to forward our careers.
Join us and forward your career at DSV.

DSV – Global Transport and Logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 56,000 employees in more than 80 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.

Read more at www.dsv.com

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