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Team Leader

Job Role:                                              Warehouse Team Leader                   

Division/Department:                          Warehouse    

Location:                                              Dartford                                 

Reports to:                                           Warehouse Supervisor/Manager           

About Europa Worldwide Group:

Europa Worldwide Group is a leading independent logistics firm, employs over 1000 staff and was recently featured in The Sunday Times Top Track 250 for the second time.

Europa Worldwide Group is a fast-growing privately-owned freight forwarder which is structured into six Divisions – Europa Road, Europa Air & Sea, Europa Warehouse, Europa Show Freight, Europa Contact Centre and Continental Cargo Carriers.

Europa Road operates the UK’s largest European groupage hub which is situated in Dartford. Its network of 13 UK branches trunk into Dartford from where freight connects with daily, direct services to 30 continental hubs.

Position Summary:

This role requires you to provide guidance, instruction and direction, to be the “on the spot on the floor, focal point, supporting supervisors/managers and departments. Overseeing the activity and ensuring of the highest quality and that all processes and procedures are carried out in line with our SOP.

This will need you to constantly monitor the quantitative and qualitative result that is to be achieved. Requiring you to often work within the team, carrying out the same roles but with the additional ‘leader’ responsibilities

This is where you come in:

We are currently recruiting for a Warehouse Team Leader to join our warehouse in Dartford. As warehouse team leader you will be required to support the supervisor in the day to day running of the warehouse operation.

Our Ideal Person:

  • 2 years relevant experience
  • Excellent knowledge of warehouse operations.
  • Good leadership skills.
  • Good product knowledge.
  • Ability to organise yourself and others.
  • Good basic literacy, numeracy and communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and against deadlines.
  • Ability to adapt to changing processes and procedures.
  • Good basic Health and safety awareness.
  • L.T truck License (if required)

In this role, you will:

  • Raise the quality of activity in the warehouse through monitoring, give guidance and support
  • Ensure your team and yourself follow safety policies and procedures
  • Ensure all daily checks are completed on time correctly
  • Ensure shift are compliant to all SOP
  • Certify that vari deck trailer bars are being used for loading
  • Make sure any departure trailers are strapped as per agreement
  • Ensure the team respect all PPE requirement’s and that all safe operating procedures or processes are adhered to
  • Coordinate with internal departments and customers as necessary
  • Familiarize yourself with each individual customer requirements, needs and specifications
  • Give guidance so that your team work to a high standard of quality and accuracy, being their focal point for instruction and direction, monitoring performance’s and warehouse activities
  • Create an environment orientated to trust, open communication, creating thinking and cohesive team effort
  • Motivate and inspire team members
  • Recognize and give positive feedback to team member accomplishments and exceptional performances
  • Allocate and communicate job expectation clearly, monitor work flow and be able to react positively should the need arise
  • Determine staff levels and adjust work load priorities accordingly
  • Observe and identify elements of work, process and housekeeping, each day that require attention and correction to ensure a constant high standard
  • Work within the warehouse offices when needed to cover or give support to the supervisor , take management and operational control of the shift when needed.
  • Give Tool box talks to shift when require

What you can expect from us:

  • Excellent salary package.
  • Europa benefits scheme (on successful completion of probation period) – offers and discounts on latest technology, vouchers, gym membership etc.
  • The opportunity to develop, progress and work within a global organisation which is rapidly growing.
  • A fantastic working culture which promotes excellent work/life balance.
  • Working closely with a team of talented individuals with a great work ethic who also love to have fun!
  • 24 days holidays.
  • Contributory company pension scheme.
  • Sick pay scheme
  • Buying holiday scheme
  • Employee Wellbeing Programme

Interested? Apply below

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