Job Title: Warehouse & Distribution Team Leader Location: Eynsham, Oxfordshire Salary: £27£28K dependent on skills and experience, 20 days holiday per year plus bank holidays, uniform provided, bonus scheme after qualifying period. Job type: Permanent, Full time The Warehouse & Distribution Team Leader is based at the Goods In location at the Companys Customer factory with a requirement to work across their two sites at Eynsham and Milton Park, reporting to the Operations Manager. Responsible for cost effective personnel and resource management, operational environmental, health & safety, quality, continuous improvement and facilities management within the Logistics department working collaboratively with the Logistics Administration Coordinator at Milton Park. The key aims of the role are to provide consistently excellent service in line with Customer requirements in the manufacturing environment, meeting internal and external KPIs through effective planning, development and utilisation of resource, and to promote an environment in which safety, wellbeing and continuous improvement are an everyday focus. Key Responsibilities: Promote effective and proactive communication with the designated customer points of contact and suppliers. Coordinate and plan nonadministrative Logistics resources for the warehouse at Milton Park and Goods In services at the customer factory to meet actual work volumes and KPIs, including the efficient planning of annual leave. Ensure good Logistics practices and adherence to company Quality Management systems and processes. Identifying and assisting in the resolution of operational issues, maintaining a positive and proactive approach and ensuring completion of accurate documentation. Contribute to the investigation of failures including reporting and implementation of preventative actions Ensure the safe loading and unloading of vehicles, avoiding damage to persons, stock or equipment, adhering to the Companys Health & Safety Policy and rules. Participate in the training staff, and effectively monitor their performance and progress, reporting any shortfalls to the Operations Manager. Attend customer meetings as required to discuss Logistics operational processes. Liaise with the Commercial Manager to ensure all Logistics processes, work instructions and risk assessments are documented and maintained to ISO standards. Comply with Aviation Security procedures. Liaise with all stakeholders to facilitate the development and implementation of the Continuous Improvement Program within agreed timescales. Encourage the continual improvement of performance across operational teams, promoting employee involvement in 5S and in problem solving. Candidates must have the following essential skills and experience to be considered for this role: Demonstrable experience of logistics operations in support of a production or manufacturing facility in a Quality Management environment Excellent customer focus, with a desire to meet all customer requirements and KPIs, within correct processes Excellent performance management skills with proven ability to motivate and organise a team Ability to work independently without direct supervision Flexible attitude regarding working hours Ability to apply 5S, Continuous Improvement or Lean processes A good command of the English language, both written and oral Good IT skills A Forklift truck license (counterbalance/reach truck) is essential and an indoor crane license would be an advantage. Candidates with experience of; Warehouse Coordinator, Goods Inwards Coordinator, Goods Inwards Supervisor, Warehouse Supervisor, Warehouse Team Leader, Processing Coordinator, Forklift Licence, Forklift Driver, FLT Driver will also be considered for this role.