Warehouse and Transport Supervisor

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 23-Mar-23

Closing Date: 22-Apr-23

Location: Whitehaven, CA28 8TS

Salary: null

Warehouse and Transport Supervisor

Warehouse and Transport SupervisorOur client is Europe’s leading corrugated packaging company and one of the leading paper-based packaging companies in the world – an industry leader with 46,000 employees globally, 350 production sites around the world, with locations in 23 countries in Europe and 13 countries in the Americas.People are at the heart of this organisation and they are constantly working towards creating a fully inclusive working environment where people from all backgrounds are free to be themselves and succeed. Diversity makes sense for them, for their customers and for their future. They value different perspectives, skills and experiences, and welcome applications from all sections of their communities.This Company is- A Disability Confident Employer and guarantee an interview to candidates who meet their essential criteria.- Open to considering flexible working, such as part-time hours, hybrid working and other flexible options.- Happy to offer a wide range of Family Friendly policies including emergency time off for dependants and to provide generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave provisions for their valued colleagues.Our client based in Whitehaven, Cumbria are a leading manufacturer of packaging for major retail sectors, including wine, spirits and industrial adhesives and sealants. Due to recent growth and investment an opportunity has arisen for a Warehouse and Transport Supervisor to join to their growing team. This is an excellent career opportunity for someone hands on experience of transport and warehouse operations.In the role of Warehouse and Transport Supervisor you will be responsible for:- Ensuring the safe execution of goods inward and outward function and the associated warehousing operations on a daily basis.- Compliance to all legal and local policies and guidance relating to vehicle movements and product storage.- Managing a team of 2 warehouse operatives who cover double day shift hours.- Maximising the use of internal storage space.- Maintaining accurate inventory records.- Organising and scheduling product receipts and despatches.- Maintaining good housekeeping standards and a clean as you go policy.- Ensuring good stock rotation practices.- Liaising with logistic providers and customers to ensure on time in full deliveries to customers’ requirements.- Moving materials to and from the production units in a timely manner.- Providing cover for warehouse operatives when required. This includes FLT operations.- Proactively driving safety and operational improvements in the warehouse and transport function.The ideal candidate should:- Possess excellent communication skills, the ability to manage workload under pressure and meet agreed deadlines.- Have proficiency in transport and warehouse operations.- A Valid FLT licence would be an advantage, although training will be provided to the successful candidate if required.- Be computer literate and have the ability to manage a computerised inventory management system and Microsoft Office based applications.In return, our client offers:- A competitive annual salary- Workplace pension- Regular bespoke training- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays- Employee Assistance ProgrammeThe role is a 37.5 hour working week. Mon-Thurs 8am-4pm and Friday 8am-1:30pm. Occasional additional hours will be required and will be paid at the appropriate rate of overtime.If you meet the above criteria and would like to apply, please click on the apply button now and follow the online recruitment process.