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Warehouse Section Manager

International Logistics Group
£29,663 - £34,058 per annum, depending on experience
Closing date
20 Feb 2024

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Logistics, Warehouse
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

About us

We're an award-winning, market-leading 3PL specialising in high-quality order fulfilment and delivery services. ILG customers are premium brands, many in the beauty, fashion and wellbeing sectors. Our mission is to help them succeed. ILG is a people business - we invest in training and development, recognising and rewarding our people's achievements and creating opportunities for them to progress within our business. We understand the importance of making time to unwind and have fun, so we fund a number of social events, including our amazing annual party.

The role

Warehouse Operations are at the heart of what we do. Our customers choose ILG because our attention to detail across services like picking, embroidery and engraving adds something special to their brand. As a Warehouse Section Manager you are responsible for supporting the Warehouse Manager in the management of all warehouse activities in a given area. You would be expected to assign and organise staff, manage performance and productivity to ensure full contract coverage and excellent standards of customer service at all times, including:
  • Managing manpower levels and other resources in line with agreed parameters
  • Coordinating operational activities to ensure the required service level is provided
  • Conducting regular briefings and ensure effective communications with the Operational Team
  • Communicating issues and information to the Warehouse Manager such as delivery schedules, warehouse accuracy and general queries
  • Conducting one to one meetings with team members to review performance and development
  • Recognising training needs and providing solutions to ensure team members have the required knowledge for their role
  • Actively supporting operational change whilst minimising disruption to production and service
  • Supporting the Warehouse Manager as and when required

What we are looking for

  • Previous experience in a managerial role in a warehouse operation
  • Ability to coordinate daily activities and delegate within a team whilst remaining operationally hands-on
  • A methodical approach and the ability to prioritise workload and tasks
  • Ability to react within a complex and growing operational environment
  • Experience of handling disciplinary and sickness absence cases
  • An understanding of 3EX.Net warehouse management system and MS office packages (Excel, Word, Outlook)

Please be aware we will be considering applications as we receive them and arranging interviews accordingly. Depending on the volume of applications we receive we may close this advert ahead of the advertised closing date.


About ILG

We’re one of the UK's top delivery and fulfilment businesses. That means we store, pack, personalise, gift-wrap and distribute high-value products to consumers and retailers across the world. Our customers range from boutique start-ups to global designer and luxury businesses, mostly fashion, beauty and wellbeing brands.

Great people have always been a cornerstone of ILG. And, because we’re growing fast and coming up to our busiest time of year, we’re on the lookout for more great people to join our amazing team.

We rely on a talented and engaged workforce that’s ready to go the extra mile for our customers. In return we go further to reward our people and share our success. So, we give a voice to all our colleagues on sustainability, health and safety and other essential issues. We run ‘staff member of the month’ awards to spotlight star performers. And we have a lively social committee to ensure we play as hard as we work!

Why join ILG? Here are few good reasons…

  • We’re a fast-moving business, so no two days are the same
  • A variety of work patterns and overtime hours to suit you
  • We invest in you with ongoing training and development
  • We believe in working hard and having fun
  • Share in our business-wide supportive, ‘can do’ attitude
  • Access opportunities to progress your career internally at ILG
  • Enjoy 22 days holiday, rising to 25 days with length of service
  • Benefit from our annual salary review process
  • ‘Charity of the year’ and other fundraising opportunities
  • Annual awards ceremony and party to celebrate individual and company success

As an inclusive employer we feel our workforce should mirror the diversity of the communities we serve. So, we promote equality and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

Take a look at the jobs available in ILG’s warehouse, customer services and HR teams >>

Warehouse operations are at the centre of what we do. Our customers choose ILG because our attention to detail across services like order picking, embroidery, gift-wrapping, product engraving and packing adds something special to their brand. If you’re interested in doing this type of work in a clean and efficient warehouse environment, we’d love to hear from you.

Company info
0844 264 8000
Logistics House
Charles Avenue
Burgess Hill
West Sussex
RH15 9TQ
United Kingdom

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