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Job Title

Warehouse Supervisor

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£20,000 to £24,000 per annum
LocationsBirmingham, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesWarehousing Jobs
Date Posted02 June 2017

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My client is looking for an experienced Warehouse Supervisor to join their growing and team. You will come from a warehouse supervisor background ideally within FMCG, and be keen to develop and progress with your career.

Client Details

Home improvements brand


Assist the Warehouse Manager with the day-to-day supervision of designated teams to ensure correct picking, dispatch and delivery of wholesale products within budgeted and planned cost and time parameters. To control product quality within the Wholesale Distribution Centre and support process improvements, while complying with all aspects of the company Quality Management System.

Plan and co-ordinate, the timely picking and dispatch of wholesale products within your designated teams to achieve your team objectives and balanced scorecard Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as determined by management.

To ensure all deliveries are checked and receipted in a timely manner, and all transactions are carried out efficiently

To ensure effective, safe, accurate and timely stock management.

Be responsible for ensuring that the quality of the product and service within your area is maintained at the highest possible standards for the customer.

Work closely with the Quality department to identify recurring quality problems, agree, initiate and monitor relevant corrective action.

Complete quality inspections on products and services, including Goods In Checks, in a timely manner.

Full and prompt investigation of issues and implementation of corrective and preventive actions.

Promote and champion a Get It Right First Time approach within the Wholesale Distribution Centre.

Communicate all pertinent quality issues to the Quality Assurance Controller and relevant Supervisors/Managers.

Implement the company’s Health and Safety Policy, ensuring safe working conditions and practices within your area of responsibility (e.g. manual handling, use of PPE, safe use of machinery and equipment, stacking & storage, etc.).

Carry out health & safety audits and inspections as required. Record & report findings and take, or follow-up on, relevant corrective action.

Develop contingency plans to ensure minimum disruption and down time.

To be a key holder and to ensure buildings are opened, secured and locked up and the alarm set as required.

Ensure structured and planned training and development for self and team to maximise skill levels, flexibility, absence cover, etc. Provide timely and constructive feedback on the effectiveness of training and make suggestions for improvements.

To ensure timely and accurate compliance with all administrative and reporting procedures and routines and that paperwork is forwarded to the relevant parties.

Attend monthly Quality meetings with Warehouse Manager and Quality Assurance Controller.

Acquire, retain and apply in-depth product and customer knowledge.


Educated to GCSE level or equivalent with a C grade pass in Maths and English

A minimum of 2 years Supervisor experience within a warehouse environment, FMCG warehouse environment would be preferential.

Ability to use IT systems, proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages and in particular, Excel.

Forklift Licence

Experience in warehouse environment, with focus on right first time and high pick frequency

Experience of carrying out quality inspections

Strong people management skills

High level of interpersonal skills

Excellent planning, organising and prioritising skills

Ability to use initiative

Ability to implement, and ensure compliance with, company policies & procedures

Be customer focused

High level of honesty and integrity

High level of accuracy with excellent attention to detail

Forward thinking

Positive / ‘Can do’ attitude

Evidence of team-working

Job Offer

A salary between £20,000 and £25,000 dependant on experience.

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