Night Team Leader - Redruth
Smiths News - Redruth
3d ago

Warehouse Team Leader

About the Warehouse Team Leader Role : Nights - Redruth, Cornwall


  • Joining us as a Warehouse Team Leader, you’ll work with the leadership team to manage the day or twilight operations in our warehouse location;
  • the role involves leading the operation and ensuring accurate and timely delivery of newspapers and magazines out to our retailer partners.

    In this interesting and challenging role you will be responsible for :

  • Planning and resourcing to ensure a smooth day or twilight operation
  • Packing of all newspaper and magazine products using the tracking process
  • Management of all returnable products’ to the returns department
  • Supervising all staff. Providing training and coaching and identifying training needs
  • Providing accurate reports that highlight any challenges or successes
  • Working closely with the management team to identify potential risks
  • Maintaining a high level of health and safety at all times
  • Ensuring compliance with transport legislation and company policy
  • About You :

    Although a track record in warehouse management would be desirable, people management experience gained in other sectors would be considered.

    You’ll also be able to evidence :

  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment
  • Managing a large operation and the ability to liaise at all levels
  • Outstanding communication skills and the credibility to effectively build relationships with all team members and management
  • Adaptability, positivity and effectivity when working with ambiguity and changing commercial drivers
  • Ability to work at pace whilst maintaining an accurate, high quality output
  • Highly organised with a well-developed approach to prioritisation
  • Although not essential, experience of working in Newspaper and Magazine distribution would be advantageous.

    About Us :

    Part of Connect Group PLC and the UK’s leading newspaper and magazine distributor, Smiths News currently has a 55 per cent share of the UK market and distributes 40 million newspapers and 14 million magazines each week.

    Smiths News enjoys a 200 year-old distribution heritage, and serves 35,000 customers from its 39 nationwide distribution centres, operating in the world’s fastest moving supply chain.

    Working on behalf of all major national and regional publishers, Smiths News distributes a diverse range of print media to general retailers and smaller independent newsagents.

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