Operations and Logistics Supervisor - KERB

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/1314155/160014
  • Date Posted: 25 April 2024
  • Employer: Levy
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £30,000
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

WHAT: Operations and Logistics SupervisorWHEN: ASAPREPORTS TO: Warehouse and Logistics ManagerLOCATION: Warehouse - Orpington - Travel / Deliveries nationwideSALARY: £28,500 - £30,000HOURS: Full-Time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Company Overview

KERB is a business that powers other businesses. We focus on the incubation and growth of innovative, independent food businesses. We run brilliant street food markets, workshops, consultancy, bars, a food hall in Central London and have developed a growing, successful corporate catering company, KERB Events Limited.

We are a food-obsessed and people-first company who believes that everyone with a bit of spark should have the opportunity to ignite it. Be it food entrepreneurs or team members, our mission is to create opportunity and joy through great food, from the kerb' up.

Role Overview

We are looking for an Operations and Logistics Supervisor to join the KERB Events team to help deliver stellar warehouse operations across all events and projects. We work across a whole plethora of events such as Public events, weddings, stadiums and corporate, we are looking for someone who will adapt to the role as necessary and enjoys the logistical challenges of no two days being the same.

This role is to assist the Warehouse and Logistics Manager in developing effective operational processes that will increase productivity and reduce spend across all departments of the business.

Our warehouse in Orpington currently houses stock for two KERB entities:

  • KERB Events Ltd occupies approximately 80%
  • KERB Seven Dials Market Ltd occupies approximately 20%.
What you'll be doing

As a Warehouse and Logistics Supervisor you'll be responsible for the warehousing of both entities. Responsibilities that are specifically for KERB Seven Dials Market Ltd have been marked with (SDM).

You will also be required to drive company vehicles (currently up to Luton Vans/ 3.5 T) and deliver event kit & stock to various locations across London, and occasionally further afield. It is important that the use of vehicles is done in the safest manner possible.

A substantial amount of manual handling is required for this position and this work will be supported by appropriate training.

Logistics & Stock/Equipment Management

  • Manage distribution of event kit and stock at multiple sites around London
  • To liaise with the relevant Operations Manager to ensure that stock, linen and any equipment required is available when needed
  • To comply with H&S regulations of the warehouse
  • Maintaining relationships with fixed site traders (SDM)
  • Control inventory levels by conducting physical stock counts and reconciling with the stock system
  • Cellar management - support with implementing processes/efficiencies to ensure stock costs are being controlled
  • Assist with paperwork to ensure it is completed on a timely basis for stock and goods in/out
  • Comfortable with handling goods - loading or unloading vehicles and packing or unpacking pallets
  • Ensure stock movements to fixed sites are done in the most cost-efficient way across KERB Group
  • Manage our equipment, ensure cost saving measures and proper processes  are in place to keep our equipment in working order
  • Ensure all vehicles are kept up to the highest standard and maintained regularly according to KERB's vehicle policy
  • Ensure the warehouse is kept tidy and free of hazards at all times
  • Manage temporary/seasonal warehouse staff on and off events
  • Assist on events, ensuring KERB equipment and stock is well managed and maintained
  • Contribute to maintaining high staff morale and our KERB standards
  • Ultimately responsible for events that have required equipment and BOH team in place?

Health & Safety

  • Ensuring all warehouse health and safety standards are maintained
  • Assist with the creation and maintenance of event safety systems across events and markets
  • Being familiar with working in a fast paced, high pressure environment where the quality of service provided is key
  • Completing daily H&S checks
  • Ensures Compliance across all mandatory team training and builds a good working relationship with the KERB Events H&S Management Team.

Accounting

  • Excellent planning and organising skills to manage workloads and prioritise requests
  • Checking in deliveries against order sheets and documenting on KERB systems
  • Working within Budget requirements and ensuring all income and expenditure is accounted for within KERB financial systems.

Team

  • Work with the Bar Team to ensure stock counts are accurate and stock is rotated
  • A team-player mindset

This list is in no way exhaustive and the incumbent may be asked to perform other tasks to help out the KERB family (within reason!)

What you'll bring to KERB

Essential

  • Clean driving licence / confident and experience in driving large vehicles
  • Health and safety knowledge, ideally gained within a warehouse or events environment
  • Experience within the events or similar industry.
  • Proactive / self-starter with tons of initiative
  • Excellent people skills
  • Ability to adapt communication style according to the audience
  • Positive and flexible attitude, with the ability to think laterally and willing to problem solve (team player essential)
  • Ability to communicate and conduct oneself in a clear and diplomatic manor
  • Flexibility in working to the business needs with some weekends and late nights

Desirable

  • Experience of counting stock and management
  • 1 - 2 years experience of working in a warehouse environment
  • 1 Years' experience in working in the events industry
  • Forklift Licence (Various)

Our Interview Process

* This is the general interview process we follow but this may be subject to change dependent on varying circumstances, role and seniority level.

  • Apply with your CV
  • If shortlisted, initial call with the Recruitment & Staffing Manager to discuss your experience, the role in more detail and answer any initial questions you may have
  • Interview with the Hiring Manager and a further opportunity to ask any questions you may have about us, the role or just in general!
  • Final-stage conversation with Head of Department

As a Disability Confident Committed employer, we encourage all applicants to feel comfortable reaching out to our People Team for any accommodations or reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process. Your accessibility and comfort are of the utmost importance to us, and we are committed to supporting your experience with us.

What you'll get by joining KERB

  • Generous discount off all KERB food & drink
  • 25 days holiday (excluding bank holidays) + birthday day off
  • Private Medical Insurance (Vitality)
  • Medicash
  • Classpass
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Cycle To Work scheme
  • Annual season ticket loan
  • Discretional bonus scheme
  • Enhanced maternity / paternity / adoption leave after 2 years And much more!

Equal Opportunities at KERB

As part of our values, we are dedicated to fostering a culture of inclusivity at KERB. We actively celebrate our teams' different abilities, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, faith, and gender. Everyone, from any background, is welcome and supported in their development at all stages in their journey with us. Applicants are encouraged to share with our People Team any accommodations or reasonable adjustments required during the recruitment process.