Warehouse Logistics Supervisor - Central London

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Facilities Management
Ref: 43 Date Posted: Thursday 28 Jun 2018
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We are recruiting on behalf of our client for a Warehouse Logistics Supervisor. The ideal candidate must have previous logistics experience working within a loading bay/warehouse environment. The role is to work in a newly constructed building with a unique mixed-use development based in central London.  You will be expected to oversee the logistical service to all internal and external customers as well as maintaining a constant flow of goods and deliveries in and out of the building ensuring a safe, secure and efficient service for the building and the tenants. You must be highly organised and able to supervise, as well as motivate and develop a team. This role is shift based working 40 hours per week including mornings, afternoons and two weekends a month. The salary is £30,379 with excellent benefits.

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the loading dock and adjacent areas.
  • Ensure all activities are carried out in a well-disciplined, efficient and co-operative manner for the benefit of all legitimate users of the loading dock facilities
  • Ensure all tenants and other authorised persons using the loading dock facilities comply with the agreed regulations and procedures
  • Ensure the proper admittance of authorised vehicles and that drivers are directed to the appropriate bays/delivery areas
  • Record all tenant deliveries in accordance with the agreed procedures and supervise vehicle unloading and goods clearance from the dock area to ensure rapid turnaround
  • Control and supervise the operation of the goods lift in accordance with the agreed procedures and use the associated computer software programme to co-ordinate and schedule this activity
  • Arrange porterage as appropriate
  • Promptly report to the Estate Manager any problems relating to the operation of the loading dock/car park areas
  • Supervise the arrangements in respect of the collection/delivery of uniforms and overalls for building staff as required
  • Carry out other reasonable duties as requested by the Estate Manager
  • Check all deliveries quantity, size, etc against the delivery advice note before accepting or signing off.  All shortages or damage must be reported and recorded on the delivery advice note.


  • Demonstrable ability to work as a team player
  • Demonstrable ability to work unsupervised under own initiative
  • Good organisational skills & communication skills        
  • Previous experience in supervising/operating a busy loading bay of a large office or retail site is essential
  • The duties will include some form of heavy lifting and strenuous physical activity, therefore, the incumbent must have the ability to undertake such duties
  • Possess IT skills and be computer literate
  • Possess hand signalling skills
  • Must have an appreciation of the importance of customer service

Due to the volume of applications anticipated for this role, should you not have a response from us in 14 days, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £30,379.00 /year