Warehouse Supervisor

Job title: Warehouse Supervisor
Reference: E110689
Location: Birchwood, Warrington
Start date: asap
Salary: £29,000 per annum
Reporting directly to the Operations Manager of this specialist manufacturer the Warehouse Supervisor must be able to deal with general management and strategic planning related to the operation of the warehouse.

Furthermore, in addition to the assigned duties (warehouse, receiving goods, etc.) you will be involved in practical work on the warehouse floor, actively mentoring and supporting the team.


Key responsibilities as the Warehouse Supervisor.



Organising the safe and efficient receipt, storage and dispatch of products to customers in order to satisfy and meet customer demand.
Responsible for all goods in and out ensuring things are recorded correctly and traceable.
Leading a team of 3 staff including holding reviews, 1-1’s and coaching & development.

Ensure every person in the team has clear information about their daily tasks.
Accountable for import and export procedures ensuring completion of required documents.

Verify documents received for import customs purpose are compliant and correct.

This should include experience, and a clear understanding of, the requirements and implications of importing and exporting goods to and from the UK post Brexit.
Monitor and approve duty invoices, customs entries filed by brokerage firms to ensure accurate entry and duty payments.
Manage European freight and commercial invoices, ensure all documentation is correct.
Monitor and review for accuracy all transport invoices, ensuring all documentation required is attached.
Interact with customs authorities to address any issues/questions arising during the clearing.
Stock control and conducting regular stock audits, keeping systems up to date.
Responsible to control stock of pallets, frames, edges and other warehouse parts and equipment, required for the day to day activities.
Communicate with transport partners, distributors, suppliers and colleagues to resolve quality and delivery issues and drive continual improvement.

Look for opportunities for process improvements, implementing these where necessary.
Coordinating with the sales and production departments as well as freight companies to ensure goods are DIFOT (dispatched in full on time).
Advise relevant colleagues of any shipments that are on hold and of any warehouse or transport issues.
Maintain and encourage a positive, customer focused attitude and lead team members by example, instilling the companies Values & Behaviours in to daily work.

Actively support supervisors and managers to improve processes wherever possible.
Attend the daily production meeting, delegating duties in your absence
Proven ability to demonstrate the skills, knowledge and experience to undertake the tasks expected, both in terms of the job that is required to be completed, but also with respect to your contribution to the wider strategy of the organisation.
Ensure every person in the team is trained and competent in performing the tasks relevant to dispatch and goods receiving.

Training gaps will be addressed and documented training plans maintained in accordance with organisational processes.
Health and Safety focused, ensuring all employees act according to company health and safety requirements also that any machinery or vehicles are maintained, upholding health, safety and security in the work place at all times (for example PPE, handling, transportation and storage of material)
Any other administration duties required by the manager

Requirements as the Warehouse Supervisor

Supervisory experience in a warehouse
Supervisory management qualification (desirable)
Working knowledge and understanding of ERP applications such as Oracle
Fork lift driver licence and experience
Warehousing NVQ or equivalent
Flexible and adaptable
Good time management and prioritisation skills
Leadership skills
Dynamic and self-motivated with strong communication, interpersonal and relationship skills.
A team player with enthusiasm for your work and dedicated to high standards of quality.
Proficient in use of Microsoft Office packages in particular excel

The Rewards for the Warehouse Supervisor

Salary up to £29,000 - depending on experience.
Hours of work: 8.5 hours per day including 30 minute lunch break to be worked between warehouse opening hours 7:00 and 17:30.
Holidays are 25 days per calendar year, plus bank holidays.
After the 3 month probationary period you will be eligible to join the company private medical health insurance scheme, the pension scheme and health cash plan.
The company will contribute 10% of your gross salary based on a personal contribution of 5% towards your pension and, if you so wish, you will be able to make additional personal contributions from your own bank account.



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  • Location: Warrington, England
  • Salary: £27000 - £29000 per annum + + 25 days hols, 10% pension
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: GPW Recruitment Services
  • Posted: 24-May-2022
  • Posted on: careers4a.com