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Distribution Team Leader

Job Title: Distribution Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94466
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 08, 2013 17:19

Job Description

A world-leading blue chip FMCG business currently requires a Distribution Team Leader to manage a team of 20+ operatives to ensure targets and goals are achieved in a demanding, fast-paced distribution centre. The core purpose of the role is to ensure orders are accurately assembled and despatched to customers in a timely and productive manner. The key objectives for this role will focus on surpassing customer needs, people development and continuous improvement of safety and productivity. You must have the following skills and experience: * Able to lead, motivate and develop a team of operatives within pick and despatch, ensuring that the highest standards are being achieved in all areas for all staff. This will include performance, disciplinary and absence management. * Experience in a customer facing role, ideally within an FMCG environment and proven results in operational improvement. * Knowledge of health and safety requirements, able to identify risk and proactively manage training, monthly site targets and contingency programmes. * Strong IT skills which should include, SAP, Excel, Word, and Outlook. You will: * Be educated to degree level or have equivalent industry experience * Have a strong understanding of FMCG and automated environments. * Be experience in managing large teams of people as well as excellent communication skills with senior management. * Be open to a flexible day shift working pattern. If you have the experience required and are looking for a company that offers support and recognition, coupled with a fun working environment, then please apply now. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.