Distribution Centre Team Leader

Location: Basildon
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £25K
Reference: J12521
My client is the UK's largest supplier of specialist ironmongery, supplying architectural ironmongery to builders, joiners and shop fitters for over 40 years and they currently have an opportunity for an experienced Distribution Team Leader (Night Shift) to join their team in the Basildon area.

Benefits my client offers in return for your hard work include:

• Salary £25K
• 25 days holiday with the opportunity to buy and sell
• Bonus scheme
• Pension (after probation)
• Learning and development opportunities
• Working within an engaging and diverse workplace environment

***Due to the working hours and the location you will need to have your own transport ***

Shift Pattern:
-Mon to Sat 9pm to 6am
-Sundays 6pm to 3am

You will be required to work 5 days per week on a shift basis so working days will vary.

Details of the Distribution Team Leader role:
• Ensure all our customer orders are picked and dispatched on time whilst keeping the customer in mind to eliminate any customer complaints
• Effectively manage the performance of the team, resolving any queries and issues in an efficient manner including absence, timekeeping and general performance and behaviour
• Ensure carrier collections are made and on time
• Carry out booking in of all lines into the Distribution Centre from UK supplier within 24 hours and investigate any discrepancies with our Supply Chain Team
• Take responsibility of the bulk storage areas and ensure replenishments are planned accordingly
• The Trade Counter to maintain its service at the highest level
• Daily stock put-away is to be cleared
• Work with other departments on any queries or special requests
• Complete daily / weekly / monthly health & Safety checks
• Plan holidays and cover of your team
• Carry out 1-2-1's, appraisals and personal development plans within the team

Skills and experience required for the Distribution Team Leader Role:
• Proven leadership and people management experience
• Experience of working within a Distribution Centre / Warehouse environment
• Forklift licence preferred, although training will be given to the right candidate
• Flexible approach to working shifts / weekends / overtime
• Experience of MS Office


This vacancy is advertised on behalf of gap personnel group (Quattro Recruitment Ltd & Quattro Healthcare Ltd) who operate as an Employment Business. gap personnel group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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The gap personnel group are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.
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