Depot Supervisor

West Yorkshire
GBP24000 - GBP27000 per annum +
19 May 2017
18 Jun 2017
Lauren Turton
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity to join a leading stockist / distributor based in Leeds as a Depot Supervisor.

Client Details

Leading Stockist / Distributor Leeds Area


As Depot Supervisor your responsibilities will include:

  • Oversee the day to day operation of the Warehouse.
  • Has a full understanding of all Warehouse functions and duties carried out by the team.
  • Leads and manages the warehouse team focusing on building high performing integrated teams.
  • Opens and closes the depot effectively.
  • Ensures that the shift is set up correctly to optimise productivity.
  • Conducts daily checks of the warehouse including staff on site and warehouse standards.
  • Meets daily with supervisors to update on progress and plan the relevant shift.
  • Operates the warehouse management system to ensure all orders are picked and monitor all warehouse activity.
  • Gives daily feedback to the team on warehouse activity.
  • Deals with couriers and ensures that courier orders are fulfilled.
  • Controls the management of goods in.
  • Produces damage reports weekly.
  • Deals with all errors and liaises with other depots on any issues that may affect them.
  • Produces loading lists for drivers.
  • Communicates and updates supervisors and the depot manager frequently throughout the day.
  • Deals with agency drivers and ensures they understand what is expected of them.
  • Manages all documentation and paperwork from agency drivers.
  • Manages holidays and sickness for the warehouse team.
  • Compiles timesheets and wages details each week.
  • Implements process improvements in conjunction with the depot manager.
  • Constantly seeks ways to continuously improve warehouse processes
  • Liaises with departments across the business to inform relevant parties of issues or changes.
  • Assists with the recruitment of new team members and assists with their induction program.


To be successful you must be able to demonstrate the following :

  • Minimum qualifications to grade C Maths and English, with good computer skills.
  • Good leadership and management skills.
  • Ability to juggle multiple issues and prioritise effectively.
  • Can demonstrate the ability to work on own initiative.
  • Good communication skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Professional and committed to high standards.
  • Has worked to stretching quality standards.
  • Understands the core processes of warehouse operations.

Job Offer

The successful candidate will be offered a salary of up to £27,000.