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An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of the successful Superdrug Supply Chain; working within one of our two busy Distribution centres as a Team Leader.
This vacancy is for the Northern Region Distribution centre; based in South Elmsall, Pontefract Working predominantly on Night Shift  though flexibility is required across all 3 shifts.
With over 830 stores under our portfolio; we aim to deliver the BEST; The right product, in the right place at the right time; delivered at unbeatable cost, through a skilled and committed Supply Chain Team. A Team Leader supports the Shift Manager with Daily management of site operations; leading a team within a designated area of the Distribution Centre. A passion for results will ensure that all specified standards are maintained, if not exceeded. Working as “One Team” to ensure that operational efficiencies are identified and maximised; encouraging Growth & Innovation within the team, utilising appropriate resource and safe working practices; to help create a Supply Chain that makes our customer smile!
Keys roles and responsibilities:
To take ownership of all People Management issues for colleagues within their area of responsibility, engaging with the shift manager and people team; ensuring fair and consistent approach to all company processes, policies and procedures
To motivate, coach & develop a team of colleagues; to enable them to carry out their duties in the most effective & efficient way, utilising all appropriate training and development tools
Full accountability and responsibility for nominated KPI’s, pertaining to the area within which you manage, communicating KPI status on a regular basis with the shift Manager
To continuously review and develop specified processes within your area of responsibility; maximising efficiencies, communicating the Management team for implementation
Working collaboratively with the Health & Safety team to build and update all safe systems of work and risk assessments, for your area of responsibility; ensuring that all changes/updates are effectively communicated
To deliver an effective and seamless shift handover to the oncoming team
To engage the Shift Manager in timely updates on daily progress within your area of responsibility, identifying and resolving areas of concern
Role model a site culture that demonstrates our company values
Be an ambassador for driving good health & safety practices across all team
Assisting shift manager and fellow colleagues with ad hoc projects and reports when required. Deputise as Shift Manager when required
Conduct team briefings where required
Key skills & attributes:
To collaborate fully with fellow Team Leaders and colleagues to support business performance
Excellent planning and project management skills
Excellent analytical and IT skills
Proven Management experience within a distribution environment or similar
Ability to communicate and engage effectively, with team and colleagues
Strong people management skills
Good understanding of cost reports, operational efficiencies and cost management
Sound knowledge of warehouse management systems

Here's what's in it for you

33 days holiday rising to 38 days with length of service (inclusive of bank holidays)
Being part of more! We are part of a group who work closely with Savers, The Perfume Shop and Three UK.

We are part of A.S. Watson Group, the world's largest international health and beauty retailer with over 15,700 stores in 25 markets!
2 staff discount codes for yourself and a family member or friend
30% discount on Superdrug Own Brand Products both in store and online
Company pension matching and bonus
Unrivalled Learning and Development programmes
Come and be part of something special.


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