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Team Lead

Managerial

Job Req Number:  28125

JOB PURPOSE / SUMMARY

Responsible for the operation of a section within the Warehouse function. Supporting the Management Team with the day-to-day operation of the warehouse, responsible for a group of operators and ensuring an efficient warehouse operation in achieving business targets. Provide line management to the team, coordinating their workloads, providing support to ensure that the team delivers, monitoring any issues, and ensuring production targets, KPIs, and quality standards are met in order to meet the requirements of the customer. Develop the team by focusing on individual performance and support requirements to achieve high standards, whilst fostering a culture of working safely.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in running an efficient warehouse operation which is able to fulfil operational and customer demand and       meet set targets
  • Train new Warehouse operatives within area of responsibility
  • Ensure inventories in area of responsibility are accurate
  • Ensure stock movements are recorded accurately
  • Support organising and participate in stock takes at regular intervals
  • Ensure that any computerised or automated systems are accurate and up to date
  • Identify any systems improvements and make recommendations for change
  • Where possible resolve any issues or problems which occur in the warehouse.
  • Produce regular reports and statistics as and when required
  • Assist in planning future capacity requirements
  • Ensure that health and safety meets the required standards
  • Ensure that all lifting and manoeuvring of products and materials is carried out in accordance with manual handling procedures
  • Ensure that vehicles, machinery and equipment is well maintained and fit for purpose
  • Maintain high standards of security in the warehouse
  • Ensure a clean and tidy working environment to aid operational efficiency
     
     
    PEOPLE MANAGEMENT
  • Manage time and attendance for operatives within area of responsibility and support supervisor with people management issues
  • Communicate with staff on a regular basis to make them aware of priorities, targets and operational requirements
  • Report progress updates, key achievements and any concerns to the Warehouse Supervisor and/or Manager Relationship Management
  • Liaise with customers, suppliers and transport companies as and when required in a timely way
  • Comply with the Health, Safety and Environmental Policies
  • Engages interest and participation of others and has a collaborative approach to working with others
  • Proactively contributes to the team and actively committed to teams development
  • Shows moral courage, openness and honesty in all dealings
     
    EXPERIENCE
     
  • 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
     
    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. 55,000 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.

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