Warehouse Team Leader

Kukoon Rugs is a family run business based in Newry, Co Down shipping to customers all across the World. Due to continued growth and expansion plans we are now recruiting for a Warehouse Team Leader.

We live by our values - so if you are always looking to find a better way of doing everything, continuously developing yourself and love being part of a team that respects every member - you will fit right in!

This is a new role and as a Warehouse Team Leader you will be a key part of our growth strategy. Sunday - Wednesday 5am-5pm

So what will you be doing at Kukoon.com –

  • Coach and mentor all warehouse operatives.
  • Responsible for Workforce Planning, arranging staff rota and work shift patterns, using data to build forecasts.
  • Achieve a warehouse on-time performance of 99.9%+ and be able to identify root cause exceptions relating to under performance.
  • Coordinate daily cycle counts to achieve >95% inventory accuracy.
  • Track the quality metrics (FOCs), and provide coaching and retraining to top offenders.
  • Organize and conduct necessary training activities for the staff and workers, ensuring a flexible warehouse where operatives are cross-trained in various roles.
  • Track and report out productivity numbers, ensuring all team members are aware of their numbers and the baseline.
  • Daily Monitor of inbound and outbound order flows, anticipating and relieving any bottlenecks.
  • Ensure all warehouse tools and equipment are fit for purpose and enforce the compliance of all health & safety and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Present at the team meetings, delivering a clear message and motivating the team.
  • Consistently promote high standards through personal example and roll out through the team so that each member of the team understands the standards and behaviours expected of them.
  • Adhere to the compliance of all legal and safety procedures.
  • Ensuring all accidents and near misses are recorded in the appropriate manner in accordance with Health & Safety regulations.
  • Produce regular reports and statistics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis regarding Safety, Quality and Productivity.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as assigned.

We’d love to meet someone with..

  • Experience within a high-volume warehouse environment.
  • Exposure to a range of warehouse activities including inbound processes, put-away, order picking (large and small items) and shipping.
  • Working understanding of the WMS system (Warehouse Management System).
  • Enthusiastic, quick learner with proven ability to deliver results.
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and motivation skills.
  • Proficient computer and reporting skills.


What’s in it for you?
Generous salary and pension matching
● Kukoon Health including Randox annual check
● Great training and development opportunities
● Opportunities to attend events in the UK and Ireland
● Annual leave that increases with length of service
● Huge staff discount
● Great culture and fun social activities
● New state of the art canteen

For further information or to send your CV and any portfolio to HR - hr@kukoon.com -
Kukoon reserves the right to enhance the criteria.

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