Logistics and Weighbridge Team Leader

Gi Group Recruitment Ltd - Scunthorpe
22000.00 - 24000.00 GBP Annual
14 Apr 2017
22 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Our client, leaders in the field of reprocessing and manufacturing plastic are looking for a Logistics and Weighbridge Team Leader to join their team. . Our client is undergoing large changes to the working environment due to investment in the plant and a huge demand for their product. This gives the successful applicant a great opportunity for to make an impact with their employer and for future career and salary progression within the company.

The ideal candidate will have experience in a team leader or senior position and will be an experienced forklift truck operator (Counterbalance) and will be comfortable working in a fast paced industry.

Shift Pattern/Working Hours: x4 on x4 off rotating days/nights (06:00:18:00.18:00:06:00)

Main Duties;

As the logistics and weighbridge team leader would be are responsible for ensuring all logistics and weighbridge activities are conducted inline with site processes to safeguard customer requirements. This role is very hands on and you will be required to monitor the performance of your team operating in different areas. Whilst also being a critical part of ensuring all tasks are complete within the given time frame to ensure our customer requirements are met in full.

Through coaching and mentoring of the logistics and weighbridge team members you will be responsible for improving your direct reports knowledge and performance, ensure site standards are improved and maintained for the areas within your control.

Key Tasks and Accountability's:

- To promote a strong H&S culture always leading by example.
- To demonstrate an engaging but challenging leadership style.
- Ensure loads are loaded, tipped and through the weighbridge process at the planned times on the daily slot sheet and goods in schedule.
- To monitor performance throughout the shift and act quickly if required ensuring targets are met.
- Investigate and show improvements for any non conformance's raised.
- Ensure accurate stock control and daily counts conducted reporting any high stock levels of concern.
- To promote team engagement at briefs and improvement projects.
- To closely work with the supply chain manager to optimise shift performance capabilities.
- To ensure shift surveillance is delivered and non conformance acted upon.
- Ensure a detailed documented shift handover is always conducted.

Essential attributes / Skills required

- IT literate. Fully versed in MS office application and management systems.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Pro active - Can see things happening and react quickly.
- Results driven - A real can do attitude whilst motivating the team to also achieve.
- Ability to work under pressure juggling numerous tasks at times.
- Attention to detail.
- Driver of continuous improvement - Always challenging current practises.