Warehouse Supervisor

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Faringdon, Oxfordshire Posted on Thu, 5 May 2022 00:37:16 GMT Competitive Salary Permanent Part Time Source: Saint-Gobain

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Warehouse Supervisor - Farringdon

At Saint-Gobain we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open and engaging and entrepreneurial. We are also proud to have been named a 'Top Employer' for 5 consecutive years. If you are a quick learner, you like working in a team, and you want to know what it's like to work for a top employer that is working hard to make the world a better home; then please read on to find out more about this exciting opportunity to join us as a Warehouse Supervisor.

You'll be working for Minster in Farringdon. Minster is one of more than 30 exciting Saint-Gobain brands in the UK and are specialist insulation & dry-lining distributor offering comprehensive range of products online and across our network of 25 branches nationwide.

Is this role right for me?
First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; so whether you've never worked in this industry before, or had years of experience with one our competitors, you're just as likely to be a great fit! A great Warehouse Supervisor at Minster's will put safety above all else, work well in a team and be enthusiastic about the work they do.

As a quick learner, you'll be flexible to work in different areas, take responsibility for the work you do and always show good attention to detail. To supervise our warehouse, you will have:
  • Previous supervisory experience of a warehouse or yard team
  • Great Communication Skills
  • Industry experience preferred but not essential as training will be provided
What will I be doing in the role?
Our Warehouse Supervisors are very important to the smooth running of the business, you will be responsible for the safe, continuous and efficient running of the warehouse. The role is important to help ensure products are where they need to be on time and you will be responsible to ensure that the product is ready for the customer to collect. To support our customers effectively you will;
  • Be responsible for 3 Warehouse Operatives
  • Picking, Loading and unloading deliveries
  • Manual lifting for our customers
  • Supervision and planning of day to day warehouse and transport operations, taking responsibility for problem solving and managing situations arising
  • Work with the Branch Manager to identify and action individual and team training needs
  • Achievement of warehouse Key Performance Indicators to agreed standards, incorporating productivity, pick accuracy and customer service targets
  • Supervise stock control and inventory processes; to include responsibility for purchasing from certain suppliers, as agreed with the Branch Manager
  • Support and assist Health and Safety culture to ensure that both staff and customers are free from accidents and that all parties actively endorse a safe and healthy working environment
Fork lift truck experience is required however training can be given.

Hours of work: 7.30am - 5pm Monday to Friday, no bank holidays.

Who are we ?

Are Jewson and Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer?

We're working hard to be, and we're keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

We understand that a diverse workplace is not only a more enjoyable place to be, but also facilitates better decision making and innovation. So, whoever you are, and whichever Saint-Gobain business you join, you can be sure of a warm welcome with us.

And what about flexibility?

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role (this could be flexible hours, a job share, part time, to name a few). We can't guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting, but we promise to listen.

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