Container Despatch Team Leader

We require a team leader to join us here at Wyevale Nurseries.

Container Despatch Team Leader
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Main Purpose  
• To lead a team to prepare and label plants for despatch to the customers required specification as efficiently and quickly as possible.
• Monitor hourly KPI’s and display on board, and ensure rates are kept a good standard.
• You will work closely with the GC Team Leader, and label room
• Ensure you are following the loading schedule as per the Transport Manager’s instructions.
• Ensuring deadlines are met – Assess daily work volumes and calculate resource requirements to be completed by 15.30 for GC. Communicate to line managers any resource shortfall
• In winter months work with Amenity/Goods handling/Trading as required

• Overseeing the GC lines
• Supporting the Line Leaders
• Dealing with staff issues
• Liaising with transport
• Liaising with sales
• Liaise with Amenity Despatch for staff requirements
• Assisting with appraisals
• Assisting with minor disciplinary matters
• Working in other departments when needed
• Ensuring completed orders are put on the scissor lift and paper work took over to transport admin and all kit put in lock-up cupboard

The Person
• Ability to work in a fast changing environment
• Ability to multi-task and prioritise work
• You will be highly organised
• You will be self motivated whilst keeping staff motivated and not compromising quality
• You will be methodical, reliable, flexible and adaptable and be prepared to work in any weather conditions
• You will be prepared to work over time at short notice on a regular basis including bank holidays
• You will be involved in the recruitment and training
• This is a key role working with the Despatch Team and Sales to ensure our customers receive plants of excellent quality

• Over time paid at time and a half
• Westfields Health Plan

To apply: Please email your cv with a cover letter to either or Closing date: 23rd April 2018