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    Warehouse Team Leader

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Transport & Distribution
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
  • Date posted: 11/06/2019
  • Job reference: 40036_1560240047

My client based in on the outskirts of Preston is looking to recruit a Warehouse Team Leader.

This position is a 'team lead' role which involves the dual responsibility of overseeing the materials inbound and delivery service to Manufacturing and liaising with the Supervisor to coordinate activities on each individual shift.

Additional Team Lead responsibilities may vary but will include (not exhaustive):


Assist with organisation/prioritisation of work within the department to make efficient use of labour and resources. Day to day decision making to ensure all functions are carried out in a timely manner to avoid down time.

Provide leadership and active participation in Lean Manufacturing initiatives.

Attend any meetings where necessary to aid effective communication.

Act as interface (point of contact) between Supervisor and shop floor employees providing regular updates on any relevant topics/issues such as morale, productivity, quality, workload etc.

Carry out general low-level Supervisory responsibilities - monitor and measure overall Warehouse activity and evaluate individual performance levels and highlight any performance issues.

Manage time efficiently to ensure the smooth running of the department.

Support operators to improve productivity and quality targets whilst monitoring the working environment to ensure the required Health & Safety (and housekeeping) standards are met at all times.

Provide training and support to others where appropriate and ensure adherence to relevant procedures.

Assist team members with objective setting and completion.

Resolve queries and problems including stock adjustments, rotation and co-ordination

Control system locations and cycle count, control replenishment

Please note this is a "hands on position" both supporting & working with Warehouse team


Good interpersonal skills

Minimum of 18 months Team Lead experience within a warehouse environment

Experience of supporting & running a small team


Good general level of education

Forklift truck license is an advantage though not essential

Experience of working in a fast-paced environment to high standards and meeting targets and deadlines

General computer skills and numerical skills including e-mail, Word & Excel

Ability to use initiative with excellent problem-solving skills

Flexible approach with the ability to follow detailed instructions

This is a full time permanent position working Monday to Friday 8am till 4pm paying between £22-25k

Clayton Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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