Warehouse Supervisor jobs
Maintaining a well-organised warehouse is an important consideration for any business. It helps to ensure the effective control of resources and is also essential for keeping to the operational deadlines and other benchmarks that have been set for the department.
In most cases, a warehouse supervisor will be responsible for setting performance standards and confirming they are adhered to, as well as managing the team and performing various admin duties.
This includes monitoring and reporting on key performance indicators and establishing improvements in existing systems in order to improve efficiency. In turn, this will enhance customer satisfaction and benefit the company financially.
Warehouse supervisors are also required to take steps to ensure all documentation is completed accurately, investigate any queries or inconsistencies and take steps to resolve problems as they arise.
In addition, a person in this occupation will generally be tasked with setting staff schedules, undertaking health and safety checks and making sure that all legal regulations and company policies are adhered to.
The skills required
Those applying for warehouse supervisor vacancies should have experience in a leadership role. Planning and organisation skills are essential, enabling you to create staff rotas and establish effective work schedules.
An ability to make confident decisions and set priorities is also a must. In addition, you will need work well under pressure and stick to strict deadlines.
Good communication is another vital skill for warehouse supervisors, as you will need to interact with company stakeholders, colleagues, team members and customers on a regular basis.
Finally, a level of computer literacy can be a great benefit - especially knowledge of databases, spreadsheets and the Microsoft Office package.
Warehouse Supervisor Jobs in County Durham
Located in the north-east of England, County Durham is bordered by Tyne and Wear, Northumberland, North Yorkshire. Settlements in the county include Darlington, Hartlepool, Shildon and Stockton-on-Tees and it offers a variety of options for those seeking Warehouse Supervisor positions.
In the early 19th century, most of County Durham comprised rural areas and market towns. With the down of the Industrial Revolution, mining and shipbuilding grew in importance for the area, while heavy engineering also grew rapidly - particularly the building of bridges and locomotives.
In fact, the Cleveland Bridge & Engineering company is still based in Darlington today and it has been responsible for construction projects like the Humber Bridge, the Forth Road Bridge and the Auckland Harbour Bridge.
Over the last few years, many of the local towns have gone through significant regeneration. There are now a number of large retail centres and business parks in the region.
Companies with manufacturing facilities in County Durham include KP Snacks, CAV Aerospace, GlaxoSmithKline, Reckitt Benckiser, Cummins and Walkers Crisps.
Several businesses have large depots in the region, including Argos and Aldi and other companies with operations based in the area include Orange, AMEC, the Student Loans Company and Thomas Swan.
Search for Warehouse Supervisor roles with Cast UK
Here at Cast UK, we can help you find the right role for you skills and qualifications.
Our team of recruitment consultants have extensive experience in the procurement, logistics and supply chain fields and we are dedicated to filling vacancies quickly and effectively.
We work with clients and candidates in locations across the country to match the best talent to every role. To find out more about how Cast UK can help you recruit a Warehouse Supervisor for your business or find you a job as a Warehouse Supervisor then contact one of our consultant team on 0333 121 3345.Contact us