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Warehouse Supervisor – KK2147


£26 - £28K


South East

The Company: Chemical Manufacturer

The Role:

  • To manage the logistics activities for all incoming materials, off-loading and storing safely on-site.
  • To manage despatch of finished products, ensuring that goods are despatched on time in full (OTIF) once produced, and delivery packing and documentation meet relevant shipping regulations
  • To keep abreast of relevant transportation regulations and implement any changes required
  • To ensure raw materials are provided to the factory floor in a timely manner to minimise operational downtime
  • To plan and organise the work schedule for own area of responsibility, using ERP and other manual and electronic systems to manage workflow and records effectively
  • To manage storage and stock counts efficiently and effectively, minimising wastage and write-off
  • To manage external storage requirements, ensuring goods are rotated and utilised
  • Ensure received raw materials are booked in on the ERP system quickly and accurately
  • To ensure machinery and equipment in own area is regularly maintained and fit for purpose
  • To liaise with all departments across the company about logistics issues
  • To use own knowledge, experience and observations to make recommendations to the management team.
  • To support and uphold the values of continuous improvement methods and activities
  • Confidently deal with any problems that could cause delays, collaborating proactively with other departments to negotiate and resolve any problems
  • To have a good understanding of health & safety and environmental requirements, ensuring these are upheld in own team and bringing issues to the attention of the Logistics Manager.


  • Good general education to at least GCSE level including English and Maths
  • Experience in a warehouse role to supervisory level
  • Good understanding of stock management issues and best practice
  • Knowledge of health & safety and environmental issues relevant to role
  • Able to use a variety of lifting equipment including forklift trucks
  • Understanding of operational issues and business decision-making
  • Experience of leading a team
  • IT skills to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
  • Experience using an ERP or computerised stock management system
  • Thrives on challenge and able to work under pressure to achieve results
  • Organised self-starter with good problem-solving skills
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Good documentation and report writing skills
  • Adaptable and flexible, a team player with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Physically fit, able to lift 25 kg

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Contact Kelly Kehoe:

Kelly Kehoe

Specialist Recruitment Consultant
0161 443 0015

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