Howdens Joinery are looking for a Group Leader to join our Warehouse team based at Howden. Reporting to the Warehouse Manager, the Group Leader motivates and leads colleagues in the warehouse to ensure that targets and deadlines are achieved, and that performance and quality indicators are met.
The Warehouse Group Leader produces labour plans in accordance with volume requirements to ensure daily targets are met and ensures employees are demonstrating compliance with company policies and procedures, providing ongoing guidance relating to aspects of Health & Safety.
As a FTSE 250 business currently undergoing an exciting period of expansion and change, this role will require you to balance the demands of a fast paced, constantly changing work environment by scheduling volumes and space issues. You will have the ability to understand and meet internal and external customer requirements, in accordance with required service levels.
The role requires a person with Supervisory experience from a large Warehousing environment with a background in developing and influencing a large team. An effective communicator with good listening skills who can challenge themselves and others to drive change and resolve problems in a fast paced, changing environment.
The Warehouse Group Leader will also have a strong focus on customer service and good commercial awareness.
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Howdens Joinery is a highly successful FTSE 250 business, with more than 780 depots nationwide, more than 10,000 staff and last year our sales reached circa £1.5 billion. Despite our scale, Howdens remains a local business with traditional values. As well as the opportunity to develop within a high-profile FTSE 250 company, you will be part of a rewarding organisation recognised for excellence in the workplace in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For