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Warehouse & Logistics Shift Team Leader

Are you able to generate a culture with a can-do attitude to deliver results for customers?

Have you previous success within a hands-on, autonomous manual warehouse/logistics capacity?

Do you believe that communication is the key to success within a supervisory role?

Do you reside in Leicestershire?

If you said “yes” to all 4 then read on!

Job Type: Full time

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

Salary: Above Average

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.

Due to continued success and further expansion we are now seeking a Warehouse & Logistics Shift Team Leader for this role that 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 –

  • Supervise teams in a ‘hands on’ capacity to develop and motivate staff within Warehousing and Logistics.
  • Supervise 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 departments.
  • 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 ‘hands on’ 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.
  • Fork lift truck trained

In return we offer:

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

Job Description:

Download a copy of the full job description here –  050121 Warehouse and Logistics Shift Team Leader

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.