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Warehouse & Logistics Shift Team Leader

Job Type: Full time

Location: Merton Business Park, Foxholes Road, Leicester, LE3 1TH

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: 24th January 2020

Start Date: As soon as possible

Duration: Permanent

Hours: 45 hours per week. The shift pattern is on a two week rotation where week one you will be working 6.00am – 3.30pm and week two will be 8.30am – 6.00pm

WAREHOUSE & LOGISTICS SHIFT TEAM LEADER

Merton Group UK Ltd are a long established and successful manufacturer and distributor based in Leicester. We are looking for people who can –

  • Generate a culture with a can-do attitude to deliver results for customers.
  • Have previous success within a hands-on, autonomous manual warehouse/logistics capacity.
  • Believe that communication is the key to success within a managerial role.

Due to continued success and further expansion we are now seeking additional Warehouse & Logistics Shift Team Leaders. The role is excitingly varied and will require an experienced and talented operational professional with proven capabilities in managing and developing a Warehouse and Logistics team. The successful individual will understand the importance of exceeding customer expectations and be a person who can lead a team and inspire a commitment to deliver exceptional service.

Role & Responsibilities of the Warehouse & Logistics Shift Team Leader –

  • A good geographical knowledge of the UK for delivery route planning.
  • Manage teams to develop and motivate staff within Warehousing and Logistics.
  • Manage the departmental relationships with a focus on cohesion and synergy.
  • Work closely with all departments to ensure that account execution exceeds customer expectations.
  • Maximise profitable business through efficiencies and improvements.
  • Ensure all elements of H&S as well as ISO9001 and ISO14001 compliances are rooted throughout the Company.
  • Be creative, adaptable and flexible.
  • Driven and focused to exceed KPI targets, contribute towards the Company’s objectives and develop their departments within a rewarding and challenging environment.

About You as the Warehouse & Logistics Shift Team Leader – 

  • Extensive experience and a thorough understanding of how to successfully lead a team and more importantly develop Warehousing and Logistics departments.
  • Well developed organisational capabilities managing change and motivating others.
  • The ability to execute operational strategy within budget.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong commercial acumen and business awareness.
  • Excellent written and oral skills
  • Strong influencing and good problem solving skills.
  • Decisive judgment and evaluation skills.
  • Intelligent and articulate with high levels of critical reasoning.
  • Highly motivated, able to measure operational effectiveness.
  • Quality orientated.
  • Innovative and creative.
  • An effective team player with interpersonal skills.
  • A pragmatic problem solver with a hands-on mentality.

In return we offer:

  • 28 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays
  • Sustained employment with a progressive Company
  • Excellent training for self-development
  • A Friendly working environment
  • Free car parking
  • Staff discounts

Job Description:

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To be considered for this varied role, please email your C.V and covering letter to recruitment@mertongroup.co.uk or alternatively post it to the Personnel Department, Merton Group UK Ltd, Foxholes Road, Leicester, LE3 1TH.

No agencies please.