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Logistics Team Leader

Logistics Team Leader

Job Title: Logistics Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Sussex
Salary: Circa £35k
Start Date: asap
Reference: DW5495
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 10, 2021 16:59

Job Description

We are currently recruiting a Logistics Team Leader on a permanent basis to supervise all aspects of Stores, warehousing, goods inwards and logistics. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a team of stores and logistics personnel in a warehouse and distribution area within a busy manufacturing facility. The candidate will be expected to have a genuine ‘can do’ attitude and will support their team in day-to-day tasks when needed. As well as being able to ensure that the whole logistics operation in always flowing efficiently.
Your personal and team’s responsibilities include:
Developing Logistics processes.
Inbound inventory receipting and locating.
Inventory management and stock auditing with a focus on maintaining stock accuracy.
Shipping of finished goods to a global customer base.
Picking, packing, and shipping spare parts and kits.
Line feeding parts from warehouse to production line.
General housekeeping with 5S to be introduced.
Liaising with senior management and customers with status updates.
Managing off-site storage at 3rd party location.
Skills and Experience
Proven, checkable experience to undertake the role.
Working knowledge of ERP/MRP systems.
Good knowledge of both Inbound and outbound logistic best practices.
Communication, customer service and interpersonal skills.
Strong Leadership qualities.
Full, clean driving licence is essential.
Forklift certificate a benefit.
Careful and thorough attitude with a good work ethic.
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday (flexible)
Company pension scheme, health scheme (BUPA), life cover, EAP (employee assistance programme), 20 days holiday rising to 25 days after 2 years’ service