Solvay Team Leader

Job Description

Solvay Team Leader | Reading, United Kingdom | GB11630

We have a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join our team in Reading as a team leader on the prestigious Solvay contract.


Kuehne + Nagel are the distribution hub for Solvay despatching goods worldwide via air, road and sea. Solvay is a carbon fibre manufacturer. The successful candidate will ensure all orders are picked, packed, labelled and despatched in accordance with all of the requirements of the customer.


  • Ensure all Solvay orders are picked, packed, checked and despatched in a timely fashion and to the standards expected by the customer.
  • Update the Solvay Master Sheet in real time ensuring it accurately reflects our current operational position and that all chargeable and non-chargeable activity has been captured.
  • Perform the final dock check on all orders prior to despatch.
  • To conduct a thorough handover at the start and end of shift, allocating tasks to Warehouse Operatives as required.
  • Act as the single point of contact within the dock despatch area for all Solvay related matters.
  • Ensure all Solvay areas are maintained and hygiene is of a good standard. Ensure full compliance to the temperature recorder process.
  • Ensure any picking, packing or labelling errors are identified, recorded and rectified prior to despatch.
  • Ensure all Solvay pallets located in air locations are adequately secured and QSHE compliant.


  • Basic maths and English at GCSE level
  • Previous operational experience - picking, packing, labelling, goods in/out, despatching
  • Air freight, dangerous goods, supervisory experience.
  • Flexibility and team player
  • Reach Truck, PPT, Counterbalance,
  • Basic understanding on Microsoft Outlook and Excel
  • Diligent, methodical,
  • Customer focused with excellent attention to detail.


If you would like to become a valued member of our team then we will also make sure that you're rewarded for your commitment and expertise. You will also have the opportunity to join the contributory Kuehne+Nagel pension plan and benefit from our Route 2 Rewards scheme which offers discounts and savings on a wide range of high street or internet goods and services.


With over 82,000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies.

As an employer, Kuehne + Nagel stands for equal opportunity and we are committed to diversity in our teams with regard to people with disabilities. We believe that you can make a valuable contribution to Kuehne + Nagel and look forward to receiving your application.


UK Resourcing Team