As our manufacturing operation continues to grow, our warehouse activity is increasing significantly with a need to provide additional support to manage the operation.

The Role

Managing and undertaking warehouse operations to enable a smooth flow of materials to meet production requirements, including receiving components, despatch of finished goods and supply of materials to assembly and packaging lines, ensuring all stock movements are accurately recorded. Identifying and implementing opportunities for continuous improvement in the operation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Through leading, training and engaging direct reports, and working collaboratively with other company departments:
    • Ensure staff are fully aware of, organised and competent to achieve required targets;
    • Assure the health and safety of staff, contractors and visitors to the area, through ensuring that workplace risks are identified and that safe systems of work and storage are in place;
      • Will be a Fire Marshall for the Factory
      • Will be a First Aider for the Factory
    • Ensure all quality system and stock recording and traceability requirements are met, with clearly defined procedures in place;
    • Ensure that the warehouse is well organised, with high standards of housekeeping, to enable achievement of targets and promote a positive image of CyDen’s warehouse operation;
    • Ensure that warehouse equipment is regularly checked and effectively maintained;
    • Ensure that staff respect waste management procedures and identify and implement actions to minimise waste;
    • Operate in accordance with agreed budgets and promote a culture of cost efficiency;
    • Identify and implement opportunities to improve the operation, enabling staff to contribute to continuous improvement;
    • Ensure our staff are treated and treat others fairly, with dignity and respect;
    • Actively manage our staff attendance, with a fair and rigorous approach to dealing with attendance issues;
    • Undertake disciplinary, grievance and absence reviews where required;
    • Provide and maintain appropriate key performance indicators to monitor the effectiveness and efficiency of warehouse operations;
    • Ensure all external delivery/distribution drivers and any visitors to the area follow company rules and safety instructions;
    • Undertake warehouse operations (receiving, despatch, etc..) to ensure required targets are met.

The Person

  • Working in a manufacturing business in a warehouse / stock management function
  • Competent in use of computerised stock management / MRP systems
  • Previous supervisory or management experience
  • General secondary or vocational qualifications (e.g. GCSEs, BTEC Certificate..) including Maths and English
  • Current Reach and Counterbalance Truck licences
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel


  • Working in a consumer electronics supply chain function
  • Experience of use of PDA’s
  • Competent in use of SAGE 200 MRP system

In addition, the successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Pro-active, with a problem-solving approach to issues
  • Organised and methodical
  • Attention to detail
  • Acts with a sense of urgency, quickly highlighting issues that need to be dealt with
  • Able to interpret complex data
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Able to clearly communicate requirements
  • Flexible in response to working additional hours and providing support at other sites
  • Able to set priorities and work to deadlines

Salary and Benefits

40 hours per week:

DAYSHIFT – 08:00 to 17:00 Monday to Thursday, 08:00 to 12:00 Friday

TWO-SHIFT (on a one-week rotation)
– AM Shift – 06:00 to 14:00 Monday to Friday
– PM Shift – 14:00 to 23:00 Monday to Thursday, 14:00 to 18:00 Friday.
OR         –  14:00 to 22:00 Monday to Friday

An hourly rate of £11.32 when working dayshift, £12.45 when on the two-shift pattern.

  • 25 days’ holiday
  • Pension
  • Free parking

To Apply: please send your CV to: quoting ‘Warehouse Team Leader’ in the subject line.