Warehouse Team Leader

  • Job Reference: 104291
  • Date Posted: 9 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Easy Web Recruitment
  • Location: Bedford
  • Salary: £26,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity that A.F. Blakemore are recruiting for, in preparation for the opening of their brand new, purpose built multi temperature depot in Bedford. We are looking for experienced Team Leaders within our Warehouse operation, who are motivated, friendly, hard-working and passionate. The ideal candidate has the drive and motivation to support and engage a diverse team. You will be required to support and assist the Shift Manager with the organisation and control of efficient and profitable operations within the depot.

We love team players here at A.F. Blakemore, we are committed to providing our people the technical and personal skills to progress their careers.

Warehouse Team Leader Responsibilities:
  • Support the Shift Manager with the supervision of effective operations and adherence to H&S legislation
  • Carry out supervisory tasks as required by the Shift Manger
  • Cover areas of operations when low on resources as requested by the Shift Manager to ensuring consistent operational performance
  • Ensure effective operations in the temporary absence of the Shift Manager
  • Assist with staff scheduling, including absence management and performance
  • Assist the Shift Manager in the effective use, legal compliance and maintenance of all equipment, refrigeration, plant and machinery.
Warehouse Team Leader Requirements:
  • Experience in Food Distribution, IT Literate and Experience using a WMS system would be an advantage.
  • Good level of Maths and English and working knowledge of Microsoft programmes- Word and Excel is desirable
  • Warehousing experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and the capacity to build good working relationships with colleagues and customers
  • Strong organisation and time management skills essential
  • Ability to deal with conflict in an effective and professional manner
  • Shows a commitment to ongoing personal development and training, always striving to improve
If you have the desire to manage, with drive and determination, then this could be the role for you!

About A.F.Blakemore & Son:

You will be joining a forward-thinking family-owned business which began life in 1917, growing from humble beginnings into a company that now employs more than 7,500 people with a turnover of £1.13 billion. A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd is the 60th largest privately owned business in the UK. We are committed to developing a loyal and dedicated workforce that is focused upon excellent customer service and behaving with honesty and integrity.

We can offer you:
  • Excellent Rates of Pay plus Bonus Opportunity
  • Early access to your pay through ‘EarlyPay’
  • 24/7 access to your payslips and Rotas via HR/Payroll portal
  • 10% Staff Discount in our SPAR stores
  • Access to our colleague benefits scheme which offers a wide range of high street retail, holiday & leisure discounts
  • Company Life Insurance worth 1 x Annual Salary and 6 x Annual Salary with Company Pension Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • NEST pension scheme
  • Extra Holidays - Purchase Scheme
  • Cycle to work - Bicycle purchase scheme
  • Long Service Awards (e.g., 25 years’ service is £500 in vouchers and extra 4 weeks paid leave)
  • Free Uniform
  • Free On-site Car Parking
Location: Bedford
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time, 6 am to 2 pm shift
Salary: £26,000 per annum plus benefits
Benefits: Staff Discount, Company Pension Scheme, Company Sick Pay Scheme, Additional Holidays, Long Service Awards, Cycle to Work Scheme, Life Cover, Employee Volunteering opportunities

Closing date for applications: 2nd December, 2021

You may have experience of the following: Warehouse Team Leader, Warehouse Supervisor, Warehouse Operative, Senior Warehouse Operative, Warehouse Manager, Logistics Team Leader, Supply Chain Team Leader, Logistics Supervisor, Supply Chain Supervisor, Warehousing, etc.

Ref: 104 291