Team Leader

Michael Page Logistics
25000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual
21 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2019
Contract Type

I am currently recruiting for a fast paced Team Leader for a pharmaceuticals and health care business in Stoke on Trent.

Client Details

My client is a pharmaceuticals and health care business in Stoke on Trent, who pride themselves on offering exceptional service to businesses whether they be a small practice or a huge international organisation.

They offer a consultative approach and offer whatever services their customers need big or small.


The key responsibilities for the Team Leader role for my clients business in Stoke on Trent would be :

  • Plan the training of staff, and monitor their performance and progress. Continually review and provide regular feedback
  • Use space and MHE efficiently ensuring workplace health and safety requirements are met, investigate thoroughly any incidents/accidents and escalate any issues that require it
  • Manage productivity within your area of control - responsible for any department specific requirements (eg - any relevant sign offs for each department; loading sheets)
  • Responsible for your area ensuring KPI targets are achieved
  • Plan the layout of goods in within the warehouse and organise equipment availability
  • Ensure all team members are compliant with the processes involved within the WMS. Any change requirements are implemented in line with the change control process
  • Maintain, monitor and act where appropriate to ensure a safe working environment for colleagues, visitors and contractors on site. Where appropriate, escalate any health and safety issues to the Shift Manager and H&S Manager
  • Ensure all staff are trained in relevant SOPs for their work area. Liaise with the regulatory department to any provide recommendations for amendments
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of changes and new initiatives as appropriate
  • Highlight any risks and issues that may impact service delivery and work with the Operational team to mitigate these.
  • Conducts team briefings and deployments to update staff on best practices and expectations
  • Drive Accuracy, Delivery on time and fulfilment by managing your area.
  • Implement, and evolve KPI's to the ever changing requirements of the business
  • Work with the external recruitment agencies to ensure labour requirements are in line with company expectations
  • Carry out any other reasonable management requests from your line manager


The successful Team Leader candidate for the role in Stoke on Trent :

  • Ability to lead change through teams and peers
  • Understands the Warehouse and Transport that links to customer service
  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel/Access for analysis and report building desirable
  • Great people manager and decision maker - the role will require some level of autonomy, where decisions can be made without line level permission.
  • Inspires people towards positive achievement of common goals.
  • Empowers and connects effectively with others through involvement, delegation and trust.
  • Open to giving and receiving feedback
  • Networks to learn & share from others.
  • Looks outside areas of interest/expertise for opportunities.

Job Offer

We offer a competitive package + benefits