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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


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 or alternatively post it to the Personnel Department, Merton Group UK Ltd, Foxholes Road, Leicester, LE3 1TH.

No agencies please.