Warehouse Supervisor

Full Time Logistics & Supply

Website Macfarlane Group

Macfarlane Group PLC is a packaging and label company headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland. The group holding company is listed on the London Stock Exchange, (MACF:LSE). Subsidiary companies operate primarily in the UK, with two facilities in Ireland.

Warehouse Supervisor

Warehouse Shift Supervisor  
Location: Heywood
Package: Basic Salary up to £31,000 (Commensurate with experience)
plus, bonus & other excellent PLC company benefits  
Hours: 45 per week Monday to Friday only
Sector: Packaging Distribution

The Company

We, the UK’s largest packaging distributor have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Warehouse Supervisor to join our team based in Heywood, taking charge of our ‘day shift’. We are a committed equal opportunities employer that champions ‘dignity in the workplace’. Our focus is to provide customers with fully integrated and innovative packaging solutions, augmented by outstanding customer service. As a leading distributor, logistics is at the very heart of what we do best. Welcoming dedicated new people into our business who have a passion for delivering excellence is key to our continued success.

Warehouse Supervisor role

This is an exciting opportunity to become an integral part of our local logistics team. Reporting to the Logistics Manager, the warehouse supervisor will lead by example in carrying out the full range of duties required within the warehouse and to a high standard, but also support with staff supervision and deputize for the manager in their absence. The role will also involve stock counting, inventory control and any associated investigation. Our warehouse teamwork 45 hours a week across Monday to Friday.

Warehouse Supervisor Key Duties

  • Giving instruction to and supervising performance of warehouse colleagues to ensure tasks are completed effectively and within timescales required
  • Maintain company standards in line with O-license & Health & Safety procedure
  • Ensuring paperwork is processed onto the system accurately and timely
  • Receive, inspect, and unload supplier deliveries
  • Overseeing stock-taking, inventory-control & related investigation as required
  • Deal directly with customers when required, ensuring high standards of customer service at all times
  • Pick, load, and dispatch goods
  • Operating the warehouse-management and scanning/barcoding systems
  • Driving Bendi-truck as required
  • Receive and process customer/supplier returns

Do you have the correct profile?

We welcome applications from self-motivated, experienced warehouse/logistics professionals who have already gained experience of direct staff/team supervision. You will ideally have experience of stock-taking and be familiar with using a warehouse management system. If you have a bendi-truck license, this would be a bonus, although this isn’t essential as training can be arranged. Any prior experience of using scanning/barcoding systems would also be an advantage (although again, training can be provided). You will also be expected to act as a first aider at work whilst supervising the day shift. It is imperative that you have a strong work-ethic with a flexible ‘can do’ attitude. Also crucial is a strong customer-focus with the ability to interact positively with our customers. First and foremost, you will be an able and dependable warehouse operative in your own right, not afraid to get your hands dirty, but also able to guide and motivate others to do a good job.

Our Benefits

We provide a competitive basic starting salary and operate a range of rewarding bonus/incentive schemes. Our flexible employee benefits can include: –

25 days annual leave (rising to 27 days with service) plus all public/bank holidays
Contributory pension scheme
Free parking at many of our site locations
Range of company cars or cash allowance (including electric) for qualifying roles
Employee assistance program to support & advise with well-being & any issues
Extensive range of training/development & potential progression opportunities
Employee discount scheme (discounts on several major retail/leisure brands)
Simply Health/Dental Cover option or BUPA cover for qualifying roles
Tax free childcare (TFC) scheme
Enhanced maternity & paternity pay
Long service awards (5-40 years)
Charitable giving options
Financial support with eye-tests/purchasing glasses (DSE users only)
O2 Mobile discount scheme (up to 25% off)

Macfarlane Group is also dedicated to maximizing every employee’s potential, by providing career development plans and pathways in an environment that fosters personal growth and continuous improvement.

How to apply/next steps

This is an urgent appointment whereby we will be working to identify and review the very best of applicants swiftly in the hope of selecting the successful candidate to commence with us ASAP. Please note that we often conduct our first stage interviews via video. To make an application please simply click ‘apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant. All applications will be acknowledged, shortlisted applicants normally hearing from us within a week or two. Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified at the end of our process, although if you haven’t heard from us within 2-3 weeks of applying, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

To apply for this job please visit www.macfarlanegroup.com.

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