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Operations Team Leader

Rexel UK have a fantastic opportunity for a Operations Team Leader to support our branch network in and surrounding Warrington. We require a highly customer focused individual, who will take responsibility for staff planning, retention and training, health & safety, delivering high levels of customer centricity, contributing to the implementation of operational strategy in line with business objectives, site security, stock integrity  and meeting company KPI's & customer SLA's.

The Role:

As an Operations Team Leader for Rexel, your main responsibilities will be to:


  • Ensure stock is moved efficiently and safety according to the predetermined branch operating procedures, using the appropriate paperwork statutes and working within the timescale requirements.
  • Ensure picking and packing, movement of goods e.g., goods in
  • Facilitate the timely completion of key shift cut off times
  • Ensure that maintenance and improvement of housekeeping is followed throughout working hours to ensure that all aspects of Health & Safety policies and procedures are complied with.
  • Ensure that the equipment necessary for performing the duties is maintained eg., Personal Protective Equipment, Manual Handling Equipment, Hand Tools, advising appropriate person if remedial action is required.
  • Assist the Warehouse Shift Managers in managing the team, taking prompt and appropriate action to correct any shortfalls in order to identify preventative measures and continuously improve performance and achieve individual and team objectives
  • Ensure that subordinate staff have clearly defined roles and objectives and that they are trained, developed and motivated to achieve required standards of performance. 

The Person:

As an Operations Team Leader for Rexel, you will need:

  • Knowledge of Health & Safety, environmental and/or quality standard within a distribution environment.
  • Transport understanding with regards to legal requirements
  • Demonstrable experience of running warehouse operations, and managing staff with ability to sustain, motivate and develop.
  • Able to multi-task and achieve deadlines.
  • Previous experience of inventory control.
  • Knowledge of Warehouse Management System (WMS) function (M3 advantageous)
  • Awareness and/or skills in lean techniques; practicable improvements to workflow, work processes and efficiencies
  • Effective communicator with a good standard of English (spoken + written) and numeracy.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
  • Ability to analyse data and deliver a high degree of accuracy

Rexel is a global industrial distributor serving the Electrical, PPE and MRO sectors with over 30,000 employees and operations in over 37 Countries. In the UK Rexel has over 2,000 staff working from 250+ branches.
We value people who have a sense of urgency and excitement, who demonstrate candour, insight and creativity, and thrive in an environment of change and challenge. We value people who take the company personally - being a part of Rexel UK means being part of the most exciting customer focused electrical wholesaler, a place where employees want to build their futures. Rexel is an equal opportunities employer.
Rexel UK Ltd. believes that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list. Therefore, Rexel UK Ltd. will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work in the UK.