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Warehouse Team Manager - Glasgow - Wellpark Brewery

Ref: 7 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 Nov 2017
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We are on the look-out for a Warehouse Team Manager to join the team at our Wellpark Brewery.

This is a permanent role, and comes with a competitive salary. In addition, you’ll join our pension scheme, receive private health care, a generous product allowance and be eligible for our bonus scheme. Plus you get to work for an iconic Scottish business. What’s not to like?

So what’s involved?

If you’ve ever taken the Tennents Brewery Tour, you’ll know that Wellpark is the biggest brewery in Scotland. Every day we produce over a million cans and kegs. Those include our own brands like Tennents and Caledonian Best, as well as products for other businesses and retailers. We’ve got a lot of product on site, and our 24/7 Warehouse team ensure it’s all handled safely and accurately.

This role is all about managing the warehouse team: from operational performance to day-to-day people management. 

On the operational side, the safety of our people is paramount, so you will be a champion of safe working practices. You’ll plan resource to deliver operational effectiveness, report warehouse performance, always having an eye on opportunities for continuous improvement. 

In terms of people management, you’ll be managing a team who work over different shifts. You’ll take the lead on managing training, performance, conduct, absence and team communications, and ensure the team work well together.

What you’ll need:

  • Experience of working in an industrial-scale warehouse environment
  • A track record of successful line management of a sizeable team (10+) 
  • Evidence of a continuous improvement mind-set
  • Ability to prioritise to meet the demands of the business
  • Great communication skills with the ability to provide clear direction and motivation to the team
  • The ability to work under pressure and multitask
  • Flexibility, adaptability and a passion to succeed

Who you’ll be:

Tenacious. You’re motivated to do a great job and deliver brilliant results. As a friendly, positive team-mate, your enthusiasm and flexibility helps motivate the people around you. You love working in a busy, dynamic environment.

Trusted. You’re conscientious about doing things well. When you say you’ll do something, your colleagues know it’ll get done. You take responsibility for your actions, and make the safety and welfare of everyone on site your biggest priority.

Tempted. You look for opportunities to develop, and actively seek out ways to continually improve things at work. You’ll be able to give examples of times when you’ve seen opportunities to improve and shared ideas on how to solve problems.

True. You know that you’re a key part of a wider team, and build strong relationships with colleagues that are based on mutual respect. You keep the big picture in mind, and enjoy working as part of a team to achieve a common goal.

Does this sound like you?

Send us a CV that demonstrates that you’ve got the skills and experience we’re looking for.