Warehouse Supervisor

DS Smith
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
19 Jun 2019
19 Jul 2019

DS Smith Packaging has an exciting opportunity for a Warehouse Supervisor with strong management skills to join our site based in Milton Keynes.

Reporting to the Warehouse & Logistics Manager; you will be responsible for the safety and warehouse productivity of all employees, maximising resources where possible to help achieve the business’ key performance indicators, ensuring productivity improvement is met and shift targets are achieved.

What being a Warehouse Supervisor at DS Smith will involve…

• Ensuring the safety and productivity of all employees assigned to designated shifts
• Training new employees and coaching existing employees whilst ensuring that skill targets are met and maintained
• Providing direction and support to warehouse team members and encouraging a strong teamwork culture within the site
• Co-ordinating shift handovers, following Shift Handover Sheet procedure and ensuring adequate coverage across all shifts
• Liaising with the Warehouse & Logistics Manager and Milton Keynes Sales to ensure material is transacted correctly and on time
• Co-ordinating Loading/Unloading/Picking and Put Away activities effectively to maintain Customer requirements and stock controls
• Using the CBS system, placing appropriate orders onto Shipment Plans and ensure Loading Plan spreadsheet is updated accordingly
• Complying with and monitoring Health & Safety on site
• Administering Discipline & Grievance in line with company policy
• Being responsible for all site activities outside of normal office hours and in absence of any senior managers

What we would like our candidate to have…

• GCSE Maths & English C or above
• Hold an FLT License-Counterbalance & REACH and shunting procedure knowledge
• Scissor Lift – (desirable)
• IOSH – (desirable)
• Previous experience within a similar role
• A pro-active individual with strong management and excellent decision-making skills 
• Highly analytical with good numerical skills
• Proficient in the use of IT including CBS and Excel
• Concern for standards and safety focused
• Ideally previous experience within a Supervisory position

Shifts: 24/7 shift pattern on rotation (to be discussed at interview)
About DS Smith:
DS Smith is a leading supplier of recycled packaging, both within the UK market and throughout Europe. A FTSE 100 listed business with a turnover in excess of £5.7 billion, the organisation employs over 32,000 people worldwide & is continuing to grow both organically & through acquisition.
Salary: Competitive
Location: Milton Keynes

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