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Warehouse Team Leader

Location: Durham, County Durham Industry: Warehousing
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + shift allowance Contact: Victoria Dodd
Posted: 12 months ago Contact Email: newcastle@meridianbs.co.uk

Our client is a well established business based south of Sunderland. They are currently looking for two experienced Team Leaders to work in the warehouse, supervising a team of 7 warehouse operatives.

The ideal candidate will receive between £22-£25k per annum plus shift allowances.

You will work 37.5 hours Monday to Friday with occasional weekends, dependant on work load. They run the business 24 hours during the week, so you will be expected to work a 3 shift pattern.


  • Provide clear leadership for direct reports (Warehouse Operatives)
  • Maintain and complete all documentation accurately and concisely
  • Motivate and encourage staff in a consistent manner
  • Setting improvement plans, in conjunction with the Operations Manager, and team objectives and monitoring and communicating feedback
  • Ensure all employees conform to all quality and hygiene procedures. Maintain the warehouse and associated areas in a hygienic manner
  • Ensure all employees conform to all health and safety requirements. Promote and maintain safe working practices
  • Promote continuous improvement and best practice within the department
  • Motivate and encourage staff in a consistent manner
  • Responsible for accurate picking of loads
  • Dispatch of finished goods
  • Maintain high levels of housekeeping within the warehouse areas
  • Accurate recording of stock movement information


  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar supervisory role
  • You must have current valid licenses for the following vehicles: Counterbalance & Reach Truck
  • An appreciation of safe working practises in a warehouse environment
  • An understanding of warehousing and stock control practise
  • Previous experience of working within a pressurised fast moving environment, meeting tight deadlines.
  • Previous experience of team working
  • Previous experience of data collection and entry, manual or computerised
  • Structured working practices and attention to detail will be a preferred method of working for you.

Please contact Phil Maloney on 0191 232 3302 for more information.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

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