Operations Team Leader

Connect News & Media
£16000.00 - £18000.00 pa
05 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
Operation Team Leader - Lincoln About the Operation Team Leader Role: As a Night Operations Team Leader you will join the management team in the Lincoln warehouse to ensure the night operation accomplish accurate packing in order to ensure deliveries are on time and within agreed budgets. The role holder will be responsible for: - Ensuring accurate and secure picking of all newspaper and magazines - Supervising team members and providing mentoring and coaching - Working closely with the management team to ensure all staff budgets achieved. - Responsible for the setup of the magazine pack to ensure the optimum productivity and accuracy - Maintain a high level of Health and Safety at all times. About You: A track record in warehouse management would be desirable, however management experience in other sectors would be considered. You'll be able to evidence: - Experience of working in a fast paced environment - Managing a large operation and being able to liaise at all levels - Outstanding communication skills and the credibility to effectively build relationships with all team members and management - The ability to solve problems using own initiative Although not essential, experience of working in Newspaper and Magazine distribution would be advantageous. About Us: Our Connect News and Media division; Smiths News is the UK's largest news wholesaling business with 55% market share, distributing newspapers and magazines on behalf of all major national publishers and a large number of regional publishers. The business serves 30,000 customers across England and Wales, supplying large multiple retailers and independent newsagents. Dawson Media Direct supplies newspapers, magazines and inflight entertainment technology and content to over 120 airlines in 115 airports worldwide. More recently, we have invested in two exciting new businesses. Pass My Parcel is a click and collect local delivery service with clients including Amazon and ASOS. Jack's Beans is a vended coffee brand which we market through retail outlets across the UK.