• Warehouse or Logistics Shift Team Lead

    Job Locations IE-Galway
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 7 months ago(8/20/2018 7:16 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    To direct, manage and monitor all warehouse operations, utilising a team on shift, to ensure completion of daily functions in an efficient manner, to include administration, in compliance with Health and Safety and Company Policies and Procedures.

    Reporting to: Warehouse Supervisor


    • A relevant 3rd level qualification, (Supervisory Management, Supply Chain or similar) desirable.
    • Proficient in warehouse management system, INDEX, SAP or equivalent, scanning system, and Microsoft office, Excel/Word.
    • Previous supervisory management experience to some level would be a distinct advantage; training to upskill will be given to the right candidate.
    • Previous warehouse cold storage experience is desirable.
    • Forklift driving qualified with experience is essential.
    • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation is essential.
    • Ability to plan, organise and co-ordinate activities in a fast moving working environment that is customer focused, utilising staff to achieve maximum efficiency.
    • Assertive communicator with strong interpersonal skills.
    • Demonstrated success in working with and building relationships within a cross functional team, and with managers at all levels
    • Strong analytical skills with an aptitude for problem solving and developing solutions quickly and effortlessly with attention to detail.
    • A highly motivated individual


    • Reviews workload for shifts; ensures staffing levels are optimal to the shift workload. Initiates requests for additional labour (i.e. agency) in conjunction with the Depot Manager.
    • Defines and prioritises work tasks; assigns work tasks to team members and monitors task accomplishment.
    • Communicates with team members (general operatives; stock controllers/administrator and management) to ensure orders are completed and shipped on time. 
    • Trains and provides guidance to shift team operatives and stock controllers/administrator, to execute tasks efficiently and effectively and maintains training records
    • Ensures team members have the proper tools, supplies, and equipment needed, to include check on the MHE, for successful task completion.
    • Ensures safe work practices and continually promotes a safe work environment and compliance, in accordance with Health & Safety legislation, safety policies and any amendments thereof. 
    • Ensures that all agency staff brought into the warehouse is fully trained, to include H&S induction and hold relevant licences for operating any relevant MHE.
    • Provides feedback to team members regarding their individual work performance on an ongoing basis and input into the annual performance review with the Depot Manager.
    • Addresses any disciplinary action required and documents same. 
    • Keeps team members appraised regarding administrative matters, policy, procedures, team/department performance and other work related matters that affect them through, shift start-up meetings, and one-on-one contacts, and monthly team meetings. 
    • Ensure compliance with company quality and operational policies and procedures.


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