Warehouse Team Leader

Warehouse Team Leader

Fresh Freight Group are recruiting a Warehouse Team Leader to join their team at their site in Sunderland.

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Gateshead (NE11)

Fresh Freight Group are recruiting a Warehouse Team Leader to join their team at their site in Sunderland. The role of the Warehouse Team Leader will be to support the Warehouse Manager in all aspects of warehouse management including the warehouse facility, customer satisfaction, cost control/profit, health and safety and compliance.

  • Monday – Friday
  • 06:00 – 14:00
  • 25k per annum
  • Additional benefits:
  • Life assurance
  • Pension
  • Exceptional fleet
  • Opportunity for training and development (CPC training)
  • Full Uniform and PPE
  • Onsite Parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Loyalty Awards (recognises employees with 5, 10, 20, 30 and 40 years’ service)
  • Employee benefits and discounts across a range of top brands (including shopping, travel, motoring and days out)


About the job:

  • Ensure a minimum amount of man hours are used to process warehouse tasks whilst still maintaining department and customer agreed service levels;
  • Control and priorities the workload through the department on a day to day basis ensuring all deadlines and targets are met to specific standards;
  • Manage staffing levels effectively to ensure enough resource is available to maintain the day to day operations;
  • Ensure that the warehouse staff operate in accordance with the agreed warehouse procedures, have the relevant training and certificates to ensure the operation is Health and Safety compliant;
  • Organise and control the daily activities of the staff to ensure the team strive for maximum efficiency and productivity, maintaining the relevant paperwork and any discrepancies identified to be investigated and resolved.
  • Manage staff professionally and effectively at all times, creating a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Communicate professionally with the relevant departments ensuring they have accurate and timely information.
  • Regularly review warehouse procedures and be pro-active in working towards improving working practices.
  • Operate high standards of general housekeeping in order to maintain a clean and tidy workplace at all times and comply with any specific customer requirements.
  • Ensure that all documentation relating to the movement and storage of goods is processed and recorded in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Assist other departments as and when necessary in order to ensure the smooth running of the business.


Your knowledge and experience:

  • Knowledge of warehouse Health & Safety procedures
  • Stock management software knowledge
  • Experience managing and developing a team
  • GCSE’s at grade A-C in English Language and Mathematics (or equivalent) 
  • FLT License


We are an equal opportunities employer whom encourage and welcome applications from all backgrounds. We are recruiting now for this role. To apply please forward your CV with any relevant experience listed, to [email protected] or apply online here.

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