September 2, 2021
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Distribution & Warehouse Supervisor, Thirsk, £27,000-29,100 plus O/T

Due to continued growth, a manufacturer is recruiting for a Distribution and Warehouse Supervisor to take overall responsibility for the day to day supervision & control of the company’s warehouse inventory & to ensure that inbound and outbound deliveries are effectively managed to meet customers’ expectations.

Managing a team of 2 warehouse operatives, this key role is pivotal to ensure that all warehousing, distribution & stock control processes operate reliably & efficiently.



  • Effectively support and supervise a team of warehouse operatives in line with current company policy
  • Book all transport for the collection and delivery of finished goods in line with the company’s production schedule and agreed lead times
  • Effectively manage incoming deliveries of all raw materials (Excluding Bulk Powders), packaging & finished goods
  • Ensure that all incoming deliveries are checked, signed for and correctly stored in the appropriate location
  • Ensure the correct rotation of stock in line with batch number, date of production and life expectancy of the product
  • Ensure that consistently high standards of housekeeping are maintained throughout at all times
  • Maintain the safe operation of a fork lift truck to load and unload haulers
  • Monitor the effectiveness of current stock rotation & stock control techniques and offer suggestions for improvement to senior managers
  • Carry out daily inspections of all forklift trucks in line with current LOLER guidelines and report any defects to the senior management team
  • Ensure that safe working practices are maintained in line with current health & safety regulations whilst liaising with senior managers to ensure accident & incident rates are actively reduced wherever possible
  • Maintain adequate warehouse stock levels & actively oversee scheduled stock checks


Skill set

  • Confidence
  • Professionalism
  • Organisation & Efficiency
  • Leadership & interpersonal Skills
  • IT & Numerical Skills
  • Communication & Teamworking Skills
  • Ability to handle responsibility
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Ability to constantly meet deadlines
  • Fork lift truck licence and experience of working in a distribution or warehouse environment highly desirable


Hours: 40 hours per week Monday-Friday

Overtime is paid at 1.5x

Due to their location, own transport is required.







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