Team Leader

Job Description

Team Leader - Yeovil - GB14325

An opportunity to join the Kuehne+Nagel team at Yeovil.


The main area of responsibility is the management of all operational activities associated with the IOS operation. This includes prompt receipt, handling, storage, inspection and despatch of all items, ensuring total accuracy and quality at all times. To ensure all operations are conducted safely and in line with the latest working instructions.


  • Managing the workload across the operation and reporting to the IOS Ops Manager in the event of needing extra resource or overtime.
  • Continuously develop a highly motivated workforce and help drive PS and SC21 principles.
  • Communicate with the Ops Manager to ensure accurate functioning of all departments, and the moving of resource to achieve the overall goals of the business where departmental workloads allow.
  • Hold daily meetings with the team to communicate work levels and solve any issues that may be raised.
  • Recruit and induct new starters into the business using the agreed induction process.
  • Ensure that all new starters are enrolled onto the departmental training plan and are fully trained in all areas with on going support whilst employed by KN.
  • Manage the receipt, handling, storage, inspection and despatch of all customers' assets and all associated tasks in line with the agreed contract.
  • Carry out effective planning of workload/volumes and best utilise the labour resource to meet customer's expectations.
  • Direct and motivate the team to maintain and improve the production process and associated administrative systems


  • Experience of leading a team
  • Experience of working to agreed targets
  • Understanding of warehouse practises e.g. picking, loading
  • PC literate
  • Understanding of warehouse practises e.g. picking, packing, loading
  • Understanding of KPIs
  • Ability to work individually or as part of a team
  • Reliable and committed to attending work on time
  • Good Communication skills - written and verbal
  • Accuracy & attention to detail
  • Flexibility to task and hours


If you would like to become a valued member of our team, we will make sure that you're rewarded for your commitment and expertise. You can join the contributory Kuehne+Nagel pension plan and enjoy our Route 2 Rewards scheme which offers everything from discounts, benefit information, recognition and its own wellbeing centre. We care for our colleagues (and their immediate family) with our employee assistance programme providing access to 24/7 GP, legal and financial advice along with mental health counselling. All of this to help you live a happier and healthier life As proud holders of the Gold Covenant, we are a forces-friendly employer who recognise the skills, expertise and value service leavers bring to our organisation.


With over 76000 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.


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