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Warehouse Supervisor

Reporting to – Commercial Manager (CM)

Skills

  • Strong team-working ethos, with an ability to adapt quickly to new tasks.

  • Comfortable multi-tasking in often high-pressure situations – calm and clear.

  • An ability to plan and think ahead. Working alone essential/ability to work alone plus as a supervisor within a team. Time planning. Meeting deadlines.

  • Strong leadership skills when working with temporary warehouse team at peak times.

  • A keen eye for detail and accuracy – diligent and careful.

  • Self-motivation

  • Willingness to embrace a flexible working environment and culture – hands-on, keen to learn and make a difference.

  • Proactive and positive, with strong problem-solving abilities and a professional approach.

  • Ability to motivate others carrying out often repetitive and monotonous tasks – sometimes in cold and uncomfortable environments. Able to instill high standards of care and attention in others. H&S

  • Forklift operation

  • Physically Fit - due to the nature of our products, this position will involve regular manual lifting, and manual handling training will be provided

Job Description – General

  • This is a pivotal role within the business, being a key link in the overall supply chain. Taking bottled wine from the Winery and External Bottlers, this role will ensure all wines, including contracts, are finished to the highest standards, making them ready for sale to our varied customer base. The role will be responsible for the Wine Estate’s entire finished stockholding ensuring it’s kept safe and stockholdings are accurate and up to date at all times. As required you will also assist in the preparation and processing of external orders.

Job Description – Specific

  • Health & Safety

  • Forklift checks/maintenance /adhering to policy

  • Labelling machine maintenence

  • Winehub

  • Communication between warehouse and office to fulfil orders

  • Data entry/strong record keeping

  • Working closely with Comms team to fulfil orders

  • Stock Control: wine and packaging

  • recording all incoming/finished wine from winery and packaging into the warehouse

  • recording all outgoing stock leaving the warehouse; this will include helping to create a new system to efficiently monitor incoming/outgoing stock

  • off-loading deliveries

  • monthly stocktakes

  • planning warehouse layout

  • liaising with winery; disgorging requirements etc

    Practical:

  • chief labeller of New Hall and contract wine

  • responsible for tidy working environment in labelling room and warehouse

  • assisting with retail and online sales when needed

  • wine movements between warehouses

  • keeping retail shop stocked

  • assisting with compiling orders/order fulfilments

  • supervising small seasonal labelling teams when needed

  • Keeping working environment tidy and safe

    Labels:

  • managing label stocks

  • create and manage labelling schedule

  • ordering packaging dry goods

    Own Your Own Vine:

  • work with the Commercial team to plan and implement the OYOV labelling and collection schedule

  • train and supervise labelling team and monitor progress

  • forklifting/movement of wine throughout the labelling process

  • maintaining safe and tidy working space during labelling

  • ordering of packaging/dry goods where needed

     Harvest:

  • key member of grape receival team; record keeping of incoming fruit, weighing, loading press, cleaning, housekeeping. Support and extra help where needed.

  • Miscalleaneous

  • Helping the Comms Team with events

  • Assisting with Bottling/Disgorging in quiet times

  • As a Production Warehouse Operator, you will be expected to operate a forklift truck in the Production area.

  • Assist in development and maintenance of the Health and Safety standards and maintain good communication standards with the Department Management Team.

  • Attention to detail and a drive for right first-time production quality is essential. Being a good team player and having a willingness to work in a flexible manner to suit changing business demands are also key attributes to being successful in the role.

    Accountabilities: •

  • Operating in a safe manner to ensure the health & safety of yourself and your colleagues. •

  • Wrapping, Packing and labelling of pallets of material in the Production Department

  • Complete Daily Safety Check Logs for the forklift trucks. •

  • Responsible to ensure no damage to pallets of finished material during transportation, and for transportation of pallets of raw materials into the Production department.

  • Communicating both within your shift and across shifts to ensure seamless operations.

  • Measures of effectiveness: No LTIs or Recordable incidents and Excellent 6s standard Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications •

  • Full and up to date Forklift Truck license (Reach and Counterbalance) - training will be provided if required. Formal qualifications in English and Mathematics

  • Working hours- 9-5 8-4

  • Salaried benefits/pension/generous Holiday allowance

  • Public transport is not available to this location so you will need to live locally or have your own transport.

    Candidates would ideally live within a 10-mile radius of Chelmsford, Essex

   

    To apply please click the 'Apply Here' button below and answer the below questions.

  • Do you have any picking and packing experience? (Yes or No)

  • If Yes, please explain what was your main role?

  • Do you have a notice period if you are currently employed? If so how long?

  • How many years warehouse experience do you have? 

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