Houghton le Spring, ENG, GB, DH4 5SA

Warehouse Supervisor

Lear For You


We work hard for the people who work for us. We champion our teams. We foster collaboration, inclusion, respect and excellence. What we are trying to say is we want to be more for you.


We are your path to a better career, a better future, and a better you.


Our teams have invented groundbreaking technologies, flawlessly manufactured millions of products and earned a long list of awards. Year after year, we are one of the World's Most Admired Companies. 


Our teams are the secret to our success. They are empowered, inventive and inclusive. Passionate about their craft. Driven to succeed. Because we all understand that we must work together to win. 


Are you ready for a better career? A better future?


We're Lear For You. 

Warehouse Supervisor


  • To represent the company in a professional, enthusiastic, and positive manner
  • Ensure an efficient warehouse operation which can fulfil operational and customer demand
  • Provide a safe working environment, adhering to Health, Safety and Environmental procedures and ensuring they are always understood and practiced by the team
  • Plan, co-ordinate and monitor the receipt, storage, movement, and dispatch of goods
  • Drive a zero-tolerance mind set for deviation from the use of quality processes to ensure customer deliverables are met fully
  • Understand customer needs and ensure alignment with the needs/commitments of the business
  • Develop plans for future capacity needs
  • Ensure inventories are accurate and control inventory levels by ensuring physical counts are conducted and reconciled with the system utilising help of the warehouse team
  • Ensure the relevance and accuracy of all documentation relating to goods in and goods out including labelling of all stock items
  • Ensure that any IT and automated systems are accurate and up to date
  • Identify any systems/process improvements and drive through recommendations for change
  • Ensure efficient and effective use of warehouse space to include layout and future capacity requirements
  • Review ways to reduce waste
  • Develop and maintain metrics/KPIs, reports, process documentation, customer service logs and training and safety records
  • Create policies and procedures for logistics activities and ensure all systems meet the standards for accreditation in line with the quality systems
  • Continuously review ways to aid efficiency, add value and reduce costs as well as delivering continuous improvement initiatives
  • Create and implement best practice logistics principles, policies, and processes
  • Coach, manage and develop logistics staff, team leaders and supervisors to optimize performance and meet targets and deadlines.

  • Monitor and Manage time and attendance for the warehouse team.

  • Comply with all relevant HSE legislation and local policies and procedures.





  • Relevant Engineering/Tier 1 automotive Management, experience within the Logistics Function.
  • Educated to a HNC standard or equivalent in a Logistical discipline.
  • Experience with MRP systems, preferably AS400/BPCS
  • Strong knowledge of logistics Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Strong knowledge of WMS/ERP/MRP systems.
  • Strong background in continuous improvement techniques. (Kanban, Kaizen, 5S, PDCA, Gemba).
  • Possess a working knowledge of PC skills (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Expertise in warehouse management procedures and best practices
  • Be able to demonstrate a proactive and flexible attitude to work, adopting a “hands on” approach as and when appropriate.
  • Have effective communication skills to allow you to communicate with a wide range of people and departments both internally and externally
  • Be sufficiently numerate and a clear logical thinker
  • Be self-motivated
  • Ability to solve problems and make decisions under pressure