Warehouse Operations Controller

Daventry, England, United Kingdom DHL Supply Chain req49651 07/11/2017
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Position: Warehouse Operations Controller
Location: Daventry
Customer: JD Wetherspoons
Salary: £27,000
Contract Type: Permanent (Full-Time)
Closing Date for Applications: 21st November 2017

As a Warehouse Operations Controller you will be responsible for ensuring that you plan, co- ordinate, supervise and report upon the work activities of a team of Warehouse Colleagues. To do this through the demonstration of positive role modelling behaviours and excellent conduct and clear communications. To drive and develop individuals to create a successful team. To provide effective leadership,  both team and individual motivation, and ensure all colleagues have the necessary training to carry out their role and development plans to work to throughout the year.

Key Responsibilities in this role will include;

Manage staffing levels to meet volumes and productivity KPIs per employee in all areas to include task assignments
Driving customer value by driving process improvement and continuous improvement across all elements of the business
Direct the daily activity to ensure a safe, secure, clean and fair work environment for Warehouse Colleagues
Facilitate effective communication
Ensure company policies are communicated, applied and enforced
Review continuously and ensure compliance to SOPs, SSOW, RA's
Deliver team performance dialogues, problem solving and prioritisation of tasks for efficiency improvements
Focus on improving productivity levels using idea manager, CAPA and PD boards
Specific function responsibilities (e.g. Goods In, Despatch, Picking, Recycling, POS)
Lead, motivate and supervise colleagues to ensure that all targets are meet daily and consistently in accordance to performance standards aligned to current DHL Supply Chain standards
To have budget responsibility for specific areas within the functional responsibility
To be responsible for CI projects for your shift within a specific functional area, i.e. Loading, POS etc.
Work in collaboration with other DSC sites through CST to maximise efficiencies and best practise
Manage all disciplinary and grievances in line with HR Policy and the Transformation model
Recruitment and Section of colleagues in all areas
Team Management of individuals for performance and development as required

Key skills and experience in this role will include:

3 years plus Supervisory experience in Warehouse and Logistics
2 years in a Management level role with similar levels of people responsibility with in warehouse logistics
UK Requirement only
High school / secondary education
Literacy and numeracy essential
Previous WMS experience
Analytical, problem solving, organisational and motivational skills

What will you get in return?

As a part of a growing DHL population you will receive access to a variety of our excellent benefits which could include; 25 days holiday, pension scheme, medical cover, childcare vouchers, retail discounts, flexible working, training, development and secondments opportunities and MANY MORE.

What you’ll need to do next?

If you have a proven track record of achievement to match the requirements for this role and you are looking for your next career move, simply apply online ensuring that a full up to date CV is attached with your application.

We will ensure that all our resourcing activities are fair, transparent and consistent across the UK. We want to ensure that the candidate experience is of the highest professional standard.
The Company is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore we aim to ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. We will ensure that equality of opportunity maintains a high profile in our organisation.

Facts and Figures

  • Business Unit

    DHL Supply Chain UK

  • Travel Required

    Below 25%

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required


  • Shift Requirement

    Day time only

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