Warehouse Supervisor

Warehouse Supervisor supervises the overall warehouse operations and daily activities of staff. Oversees inventory levels, monitors the safety of goods, and ensures the efficient usage of warehouse space. Being a Warehouse Supervisor operates an applicable system to update inventory status and respond to stakeholder’s inquiries. May require an associate degree or its equivalent. Additionally, Warehouse Supervisor typically reports to a manager. The Warehouse Supervisor supervises a small group of para-professional staff in an organization characterized by highly transactional or repetitive processes. Contributes to the development of processes and procedures. Thorough knowledge of functional area under supervision. To be a Warehouse Supervisor typically requires 3 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor.

Warehouse Supervisor Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Warehouse Supervisor to join our team.


  • Ensure vans are routinely inspected for defects and report any damage to WLM. Liaise with repair garages where appropriate;
  • Prepare all orders for dispatch via drivers and distributers in liaison with Sales team;
  • Accountable for operating the weighbridge;
  • Enforce van cleaning and schedule, including daily and weekly routines;
  • Operate and maintain stock temperatures;
  • improve processes where possible;
  • taking ownership for the daily operations of the warehouse;
  • Compile orders as required;
  • Manage health and safety within the warehouse, promoting safe working practices;
  • Monitoring equipment / health and safety in the work area;
  • Attending weekly Quality / Technical / Stock Meetings;
  • Overseeing Picking, Packing, and Dispatch, ensuring that daily orders are completed;
  • Ability to diagnose hydraulic and general maintenance faults and carry out repairs;
  • Review timeliness of scheduled deliveries;
  • Putting together new processes to make the most of the warehouse function.


  • Risk assessment;
  • You must have a proven-track record of developing people within your team, including organic growth, PDP’s etc;
  • Flexi license;
  • SAP experience would be highly desirable;
  • Calm under pressure;
  • Punctual;
  • Fire marshal;
  • Working knowledge of 5S Standards and Health and Safety management;
  • Demonstrable skills in people engagement and development;
  • Strong system and process skills, all the better if you have knowledge of picking systems;
  • 5 GCSE’s above grade C or equivalent O Levels;
  • IT literate in terms of Microsoft packages and an understanding of warehouse management systems;
  • Fully flexible around all shifts;
  • Multi-user warehousing experience would be highly desirable;
  • In-house warehousing experience is preferable.