Distribution Team Leader

Ref: SCM-07/17-02
Sector: Logistics and transport
Region: London
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: 17/07/2017
End Date: 16/08/2017

We Are Barr - Are You?
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A.G. Barr p.l.c. is one of the UKs leading independent soft drink manufacturers in the FMCG market. Founded as a family company in 1875 we are now a successful FTSE 250 Company with a track record of creating and building iconic brands.
Due to continued success and growth, we are now looking to recruit an experienced Distribution Team Leader to join our team in Walthamstow.
What will I be responsible for...
Joining our team as a Distribution Team Leader, your role will be to support the Depot Manager to manage Safety, day to day operational tasks within the Depot, including all route planning, transport, warehouse and administration. On a daily basis, your tasks will include:
* Ensuring all staff and third parties are aware of, and operate to, relevant Health and Safety, Hygiene and Security codes of practice.
* Ensuring all loads are planned efficiently and effectively and delivery drivers operate within the law and comply with all current legislation.
* Maintaining staffing levels to meet the needs of the business and agreed budgets.
* Absence and performance management.
* Ensuring procedures for stock accuracy/ stock rotation/ product hold/ release/ isolations are adhered to in accordance with ISO policy and inventory system requirements.
* Conducting periodic physical stock checks and investigating any discrepancies against the inventory system and action, as required.

What we are looking for...
As our ideal Distribution Team Leader, you will be experienced in managing a teams of people in a fast paced warehouse / transport environment. You will have the ability to plan and communicate effectively, work on your own initiative, identify issues and implement corrective actions. The nature of the post requires working some unsociable hours so flexibility will be required. You must hold a current driving license.
Ideally you will have working knowledge of computerised inventory systems, be computer literate and have working knowledge of Health & Safety Regulations and transport operations.
What we offer...
In return for your hard work as a Distribution Team Leader, you will be offered a highly competitive salary of up to £29,000 combined with excellent benefits which include great career development, performance related bonus, 33 days annual leave, flexible holiday scheme, contributory pension scheme, life assurance and share schemes.
If you've worked with the best operations organisations out there and come with the skills, enthusiasm and determination to adapt to new engineering equipment and challenges with ease, then we want to hear from you. Please click APPLY below to register your interest in the role of DistributionTeam Leader!
Closing date: 28th July 2017
We're expecting lots of people to want to be part of the Barr family. So unfortunately, if you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.
It is essential that all candidates are eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position.
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