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Warehouse Supervisor Shift

Job Reference: VR1492

Job Start Date: 15 December 2019
Position Type: Permanent

Sector: Warehouse
Role: Supervisor / Team Leader
Location: Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes


About the job

Warehouse Shift Supervisor

Milton Keynes
Salary is up to £28k 

Prospero Engineering are urgently looking for a Warehouse Shift Supervisor to cover a 4 on 4 off / Continental shift (6 til 6) supervising 4 Warehouse operatives within a larger warehouse team

Job purpose:

This hands on role will supervise the Warehouse Distribution Department in order to optimise our logistical and Warehouse storage operation. To direct / advise / coach implement improvements within the Warehouse. Monitor against agreed targets and direct/coach/advise actions accordingly. Control warehouse movements on a day-to-day manufacturing basis through to warehouse storage and distribution.

Summary of responsibilities:

Effective contribution to the achievement of the business plan by focusing on key KPI targets, driving accountability and consistently challenging and involving the team to achieve results.

  • Review & rotate stock levels by product and advise manufacturing with regard to any physical stock level discrepancies.
  • Carry out and control stock counts as per the Newport count procedure, to include full month end stock counts and archive as required.
  • Housekeeping responsibility – ensure all Warehouse areas are improved/maintained.
  • Maintenance and adherence of Site Hygiene and Quality standards and procedures.
  • Control product storage and location and maximise capacity.
  • Attend and undertake any relevant training courses, company meetings, and customer visits both during and outside normal working hours.
  • Ensure all customer returns are correctly logged with the appropriate documentation history to the Shift Manager/Plant Manager.
  • Ensure control of warehouse operation during and outside normal working hours.
  • To control overtime and agency costs via the Shift Manager ensuring costs are justified in advance and remain within agreed budget levels.
  • To carry out Recruitment & Selection of Warehouse staff to required numbers and within budgeted headcount allocation.
  • To control and re-cycle all warehouse waste materials.
  • To promote and comply with all Company Quality, Hygiene and Health & Safety policies and procedures.
  • Carry out annual appraisals and reviews with direct reports in line with the appraisal system.
  • Monitor and control absence levels within the Warehouse department.
  • To improve efficiency within the warehouse.
  • To reduce quality complaints – warehouse related.
  • Conduct professionally any personal matters that may arise in conjunction with the HR Coordinator these may include, disciplinary, grievance, counselling and equal opportunities procedures.
  • Maintenance and adherence of Site Health & Safety standards and procedures.
  • Adherence to all company policies, procedures and work instructions as relevant.

Please note all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Warehouse Supervisor / Warehouse team lead