• Team Leader - Backshift

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    Up to 26,299 plus LWA
  • Overview

    Every year our teams deliver up to 150 million items through our network. Having the largest individual share of the national market and employing over 9,000 people in the UK there is no better time to join The People Network.

    As part of our continued expansion and exciting growth plans we have opened a new site in Dartford.  We are looking to recruit talented, motivated, organised and results driven individuals to join our management team as a night shift Warehouse Team Leader.


    Working hours - Monday to Friday 13:00 -22:00


    As a part of our Hub management team, you will be responsible for the supervision and embedding of operational procedures in your team.

    You will monitor performance and work to warehouse deadlines through the safe and prompt process of loading and unloading vehicles.

    Working closely with Operations Managers, you will report potential challenges and issues related to load quality, damaged items and hazardous materials.

    Being a brand new site, Dartford Hub will require your involvement in building and coaching teams of entry level operators by sharing best practice.

    You will be required to motivate and develop your team through excellent people management practices. You will also support the management team by ensuring that information is cascaded accurately and that targets are maintained through:

    • Taking the lead in the variety of a company wide initiative.
    • Managing a team of Warehouse colleagues and equipment to ensure that loading and unloading is completed as required.
    • Monitoring the performance of your team through regular reviews against KPIs and that all documentation is kept up to date.
    • Providing an effective communication platform between the Warehouse team and management.
    • Resolving any queries in an efficient and effective manner.
    • Ensuring all trailers are allocated with their correct status both on and off the loading dock.


    In order to achieve the above, the successful candidate will need to have strong leadership skills with proven experience of managing and leading large teams, ideally within warehousing, distribution or manufacturing environments. You will be results driven with excellent communication skills and the ability to engage with stakeholders and Customers at all levels.

    Our team ethos at Dartford combined with years of experience, we believe that the company success is heavily reliant on our colleagues and joint team effort to make our business stronger.   

    This is full time role, working 40 hrs per week covering a variety of shifts during the night time operation.


    In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive:

    • Competitive salary
    • London Weighting
    • Opportunity for real career progression
    • Excellent training and development package
    • Free on-site parking


    If you consider yourself to be the right match for this role, join The People Network


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