Job details

Team Leader- Maternity cover

Job reference: 004123

Closing date: 31/07/2021

Salary: £22,500 plus excellent benefits

Department: Logistics Operations

Hours per week: 38.5

Here at N Brown, we champion inclusivity by making our customers look and feel amazing. We don’t believe that age, size, shape or background should stop anyone from feeling confident, stylish and happy with the way they look and feel. With our industry leading expertise in creating fashion that fits, we’ve been proudly breaking down these barriers for over 150 years. We help our customers to express themselves with stylish products, helpful services and flexible finance. Now, we’re moving forward together, embracing innovation and new technology, to continue to delight our customers. You will be part of a team who have a strong strategy to grow beauty and are passionate about offering real beauty for the real woman in an inspiring way.  

Working here you’ll explore everything the world of digital retail has to offer — asking questions, trying new things and chasing new opportunities. Combine this curiosity with the freedom to make your own decisions, take charge of projects and work flexibly, and you’ve got the perfect place to show your skills and learn new ones. It’s fast and furious here at times, but this just means something new and exciting is always on the way. So, if you collaborate, think on your feet, embrace innovation and love rising to a challenge, your work with us will have a serious impact on the business, your career and our customers’ lives. We are proud to be N Brown. 

Team Leader 

The role of the Team Leader includes the effective management of specific operational processes, resource and people within the Logistics team. You will provide an excellent customer experience for all internal and external customers within agreed objectives and SLA’s. You will also drive change through a continuous improvement culture. 

This role reports to the Process Leader 

What you’ll be responsible for as a Team Leader: 

  • To achieve all production, compliance targets and SLA’s ensuring the most cost effective use of resource and services. Provide accurate details for handovers for colleagues. Respond to adjustments in production plans and assign resource accordingly 

  • Deliver the departmental budgets through effective manpower planning, performance management. Review performance of area of responsibility and provide weekly cost analysis.  Review and respond to direction to investigate trends in MI 

  • Deliver quality management through the Right First Time programme 

  • To lead, performance manage, train, develop and motivate the operational Logistics team members, working across multiple shifts (6am to 1.30am) 7 days a week (including bank holidays) to ensure Logistics Operational objectives are met through effective management. Ensure all people management activity is expedited as quickly as possible in line with policies and procedures. 

  • To identify process improvements and support implementation through the use of lean six sigma methodology to ensure the logistics operation is efficient and flexible to meet our customer demands. 

  • To provide operational delivery of all Health & Safety and housekeeping requirements ensuring a safe and clean environment for all staff and visitors on the Logistics sites. 

  • Any other duties required by the line manager that are appropriate with the post, grade and level of responsibility of this role, for which the role holder has the necessary experience and/or training. 

What you will need to succeed as a Team Leader: 

  • To be successful in this role you will ideally be educated to GCSE level or equivalent and preferably have a proven track record of management within warehousing and distribution 

  • You will be a great team player with good communication skills 

  • Analysis- you will be able to identify key areas for improvement by using your financial acumen 

In return for your hard-work and commitment, you’ll receive fantastic training and a competitive benefits package.  

Employees in our business may have access to our customers’ personal data therefore for a number of our roles, offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check. 

Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from obtaining a position with JD Williams