Warehouse Team Leader

Location Dublin South, Dublin
Job type Permanent
Salary €42000 - €43000 per annum + Pension, Uplifted Holidays.
Published 8 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Kate Kelly
Job reference DWAN1809_1568809469

Job description

Grafton Recruitment is currently recruiting for a seasoned Team Leader who is looking to work in one of the world biggest multi national companies.

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The Job:

As a Team Leader, your primary role is to coordinate and manage the employees. A maximum of 10 warehouse employees report into you.


  • Responsible for an area (Performance, Quality, On-Time-Operations, 5S, Health & Safety).
  • Lead a team of Warehouse Associates to ensure all key performance targets are met.
  • Train new starters.
  • Cover supervisor absence.
  • Willing to travel e.g. QCC/Training
  • Support team members' questions relating to operations and PL21 system.
  • Briefs his/her team daily on performance, volumes and other relevant information.
  • Promote kaizen activities and run QCC's (Quality Control Circles) with team members.
  • Be a 5S leader - ensure a clean, safe environment with everything in its place (home positions for equipment).


  • Supports Company objectives and targets on a daily basis.
  • Acts as a leader of a team of warehouse employees and takes responsibility for the area and flow of work.
  • Acts as a problem solver and first point of contact when problems occur.
  • Leads by example to achieve quality, productivity and kaizen targets and coaches other warehouse operatives to improve their skills base and flexibility.
  • Cascades information to associates in order for them to complete their tasks.
  • Listens to associates and advises supervisors if problems arise, giving feedback when required.
  • Always looks for a better way (kaizen) in own role and processes undertaken in work area.
  • Works to ensure all employees observe the Health and Safety requirements on site.
  • Ensures and maintain good 5S standards.
  • Liaises with all staff on site to ensure that daily flow of work is achieved efficiently.


  • A minimum of 3 year warehouse experience in a similar role.
  • Strong PL21 system knowledge and strong data handling skills, both numerical and verbal to facilitate tasks.
  • Experience of working across picking, binning, sorting and storage areas.
  • Excellent communication skills - ability to deal with challenging situations.
  • Good motivational skills with a positive approach.
  • Confidence and the ability to demonstrate good leadership skills and to lead by example, even when under pressure.
  • Ability to make decisions.
  • Good time management skills and ability to manage others time appropriately.
  • Understanding of Health and Safety requirements on site.
  • Word, excel and lotus notes knowledge desirable


  • 42K Annual Salary.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Overtime Pay.
  • On site parking & Canteen.
  • Future Career Progression Opportunities with the Company.
  • 23 Days annual leave.
  • Monday- Friday / Daytime Hours

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