Despatch Team Leader

14 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
We are recruiting in our Warehouse and Logistics team for a Despatch Team Leader. We are looking for forward thinking individuals that are able to demonstrate management, motivation and leadership skills to support the Warehouse Manager and the business unit. The role involves working in a fast paced environment and is focused on how to develop the team in terms of implementing improvements and demonstrating a proactive approach to quality management, whilst maintaining a thorough knowledge of products and processes used to successfully delivery high quality products to our customers. The successful candidate will possess a good understanding of Stock control, rotation and handling discrepancies that can arise from a fast paced food manufacturing environment. Your challenge In this role the key responsibilities will include: Actively lead a team and carry out employee coaching, training and development within the Warhouse and Repack teams Support in the effective delivery and promotion of continuous improvement within the team Ensure adherence to standard company policies and procedures and instill high standards of hygiene within the Warehouse and Repack teams Supporting the management of audits across the department and support investigations of quality issues that arise Comply with Health and Safety measures and act as a champion to instill high levels of personal safety awareness Optimise resources required and ensure that company waste is reduced within your team's remit Adapting to various processes when introduced to the business and ensuring that the team are aligned to these Key skills & experience Relevant experience in a smiliar role is essential Logical attention to detail with the ability to use own initiative Proactive approach to solving issues that arise Leadership experience Excellent communication & influencing skills Excellent knowledge of Health and safety Experience of Microsoft systems including Word and Excel It is desirable for the right candidate to have achieved their ILM level 3 certification It is desirable for the right candidate to have Six Sigma accreditation The Process If you have the skills and experience in the above areas and would like to be considered for this role please apply at This job was originally posted as