Leading Hand - Picking (Late Shift)

Function: Operations and Logistics

Location: Lutterworth

Contract Type: Full Time Permanent

Salary: Competitive

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Leading Hand - Picking (Late Shift)

Company Overview

VOW is the UK and Ireland’s leading wholesaler of business products and facilities supplies with its headquarters in Sheffield. The company distributes over 24,000 products from its three automated distribution centres in England and Ireland to over 4,000 resellers and customers.

The major product categories distributed by VOW include: Office Essentials, Paper Supplies, Electronic Office Supplies, Facilities Supplies, Technology and Machines and Furniture. VOW also carries it's own brand Q-Connect range.

VOW offers a wide range of business services including marketing initiatives, e-commerce solutions, business development programmes and logistics options, all which help to grow VOW’s Resellers’ businesses.

VOW is part of EVO Group the largest multi-channel distributor of business supplies and services in the industry with unparalleled reach and experience in the UK, EVO Group provides sourcing, storage and fulfilment services to over 20,000 resellers, corporate organisations and direct customers through VOW, VOW RETAIL, Banner and Truline.

Role Objective:  Responsible for leading a team of warehouse operatives, ensuring all KPI’s and productivity levels are maintained in line with company targets, ensuring all health and safety regulations are adhered to.

Summary of Role Responsibilities:

  • Experience in leading and motivating staff.
  • Be an excellent communicator and motivator with the ability to delegate and empower teams to achieve.
  • Awareness of Health and Safety in the Warehouse.
  • The ability to lead your team to achieve KPI’s and objectives to ensure the site operates effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to co-ordinate work and allocate resources amongst the team.
  • Experience in Warehouse Management Systems would be an advantage.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Willing to work in all area’s of the warehouse and prioritise as per operational requirements.
  • Commitment – sees the job through to completion.
  • Be able to cover the Supervisor role when required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Experience in a Warehouse environment within a Distribution background.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Ability to co-ordinate works and allocates resources amongst team.
  • Commitment – sees the job through to completion.

Desirable

  • Experience in Warehouse Management Systems would be an advantage.

SKILLS/ ABILITIES

Essential

  • Team Leader skills, leading and motivating staff.
  • An awareness of Health and Safety in the warehouse.

DISPOSITION

  • Flexible attitude to working hours and willing to do overtime when necessary
  • Proactive/self starter/ self-motivated
  • High levels of common sense
  • High levels of integrity and honesty
  • Positive approach to change and good sense of humour

OUR BENEFITS

We offer a competitive range of benefits, including free parking (subject to site availability), contributory pension plan, Employee Assistance Programme, retailer and lifestyle perks and discounts, paid charity support day, staff discounts, an opt-in medical plan and eyecare assistance. Our employees hard work can be rewarded through the EVO Honours reward programme and long service recognition schemes.  We support and encourage our employees training and development with access to a e-learning platform covering a wide range of topics and the opportunity to complete a fully funded Apprenticeship or Adult Learning courses (terms apply).

We also have a generous holiday package and a holiday purchasing scheme.  All our employees either get their Birthday off every year or a voucher in their birthday month, and in most areas of the business we close between Christmas and New Year!   

DIVERSITY AND ANTI-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

It is our people that make us successful and so we are committed to making The EVO Group of companies an inclusive workplace.

We encourage a diverse culture, in which we value you for being you, and the excellent contributions you make to business, no matter your age, gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, race, nationality or religion.  The EVO Group of companies expect their employees to respect one another and treat their colleagues, and others that they come into contact with, as they would wish to be treated themselves.

EVO Group are proud to be a Kickstart Scheme Partner and a ‘Disability Confident’ accredited employer.  We have a strong CSR and ESG ethos which is reflected in our Company values and the work we do.

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