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Warehouse Team Leader

The People Co.
London (Greater)
£30k-£32k per annum
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Logistics, Operations, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Our client is an incredibly luxurious desserts business whose growing range and wider exposure in major retailers has increased their popularity. The company has great ambition and is expanding its operation to across weekends and late shift manufacturing. The business produces a range of fine desserts for a well-established customer base. Working closely with the Warehouse Manager you will be responsible for supporting the management of the warehouse function across the weekend shift and during the week.

Job Role
You will be leading a team of Warehouse Operatives to meet daily production and warehouse plans. 
Working closely with the Warehouse Manager, Production Manager/Junior Production Manager, Team Leaders, Technical Team, and other departments as necessary.

The ideal candidate will be need to have experience in the key areas below:
•    Work closely with the Warehouse, Production and Packing teams in ensuring the factory meets its production plan deadlines
•    Ensure stock is prepared and ready for production & packing so the production and packing plans are met
•    Ensure quality targets are met and waste reduction is kept to a minimum
•    Work closely with the technical team in ensuring consistency of product safety quality & traceability are met
•    To support other members of your team to meet production and warehouse targets
•    Adhere to company’s procedures relating to food safety culture
•    Follow the company’s Health and Safety policy when reporting accidents or near miss incidents and have a general awareness for H&S in the workplace
•    Comply with company policies and procedures and participate in any training offered throughout your employment
•    Manage employee issues with Production Manager and keep HR involved where appropriate
•    Maintain high standards of personal hygiene and housekeeping at all times
•    To support colleagues in reaching the BRC Audit standards
•    Ensure all paperwork and traceability records are accurately recorded both in hard copies and electronically
•    Ensure correct utilization of manpower on the production and raise concerns in a timely manager with the Production Manager
•    Work with the SME to train and provide guidance to Warehouse production / packing staff
•    Work closely with the Stock Administrator in ensuring all paperwork (GRN, PO’s) records are accurately recorded, both in hard copies and electronically all Products have a GRN for traceability
•    Deputise for the Warehouse Manager as and when required and during holidays and other absences
•    Responsible for training other staff and new starters in your area of work
•    Work closely with other shifts to ensure effective and smooth handover at all times
•    Create a positive work environment and encourage the team to commit to high standards of performance

Personal Profile
•    Previous experience of working in a food production environment 
•    Experience in leading a team (2years experience leading a team) 
•    Warehouse Leadership experience 
•    Good level of spoken and written English
•    Excellent attention to detail 
•    Good time management 
•    Ability to work to deadlines.
•    Ability to work across departments. 
•    Knowledge of food hygiene standards
•    Counter balance forklift driving experience and Mini Bendi licence (preferable)
•    Comfortable in working in a cold environment

Saturday and Sunday 06:00-14:30
Plus 3 other week days (flexible) 06:00-14:30 

£31k per annum

Ref Code: FMW41504JHN

To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with a comprehensive CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of Jon Hemming-Nash
Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.


CPA Recruitment rebrands as The People Co.

CPA Recruitment has rebranded as The People Co., putting people directly at the heart of its brand.

Established in 1987, The People Co. is an expert team of people consultants, focusing on permanent and interim roles in food and consumer goods. We build strong connections and trusted, long-term relationships with all our clients and candidates.

Spanning the UK, Europe and North America, the business works with start-ups through to established multinationals, from graduate and supervisory level to senior management and director-level.

The People Co.’s focus, structure, client base, People and locations remain the same as before.

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Our Story

Resourcing solutions. Sounds a bit impersonal, doesn't it? That's just not how we role; at The People Co., we're all about people!

Can we help our clients fill their job vacancies? Absolutely.

Can we help our job candidates find the right job? You bet we can.

We’re an expert team of people consultants, focusing on permanent and interim roles in food and consumer goods. We build strong connections and trusted, long-term relationships with all our clients and candidates.

From our offices in the UK and North America, we work locally and globally with clients from start-ups to established multinationals. And with candidates from graduate and supervisory level to senior management and director-level. All of this is underpinned by our 36 years’ heritage in providing a flexible, bespoke service.

Areas our People cover

From beginning to end, we cover roles across the whole food and consumer goods supply chain. Our team of People - dedicated sector specialists - really know their onions and many have experience of working in the industry themselves.

As well as covering mature areas of the market, we ensure we’re on top of emerging areas, so we can support clients as best we can.


Company info
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE

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