Warehouse Team Leader

Date: 26 May 2023

Location: Manchester, GB

Company: GXO Logistics

Are you an experienced Warehouse Operative looking to progress to the next step in your career? Does helping and leading others come naturally to you? Do you have a flexible approach that allows you to organise and prioritise workload effectively? If yes, we have the opportunity for you!


We’re looking for a Warehouse Team Leader to join us at our JD Go Outdoors contract, at our multiuser site at Trafford Park, where you will lead a high performing team of flexible and engaged colleagues, who like you, want to deliver results.


This is a full time, permanent position, where you’ll be working on a 4 on 4 off day shift pattern.


Pay, benefits and more:


You’ll be paid a salary of up to £26,292 per annum. You’ll receive 20 days annual leave, inclusive of bank holidays. You’ll also have access to private healthcare, a dental plan, a workplace pension, our GXO University which provides you the opportunity to learn new skills and gain qualifications at a pace that you’re comfortable with. Plus, many other perks such as a variety of high street discounts, a cycle to work scheme and our continued focus on internal promotions, over 55% last year!


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • Lead a team of warehouse operatives, co-ordinating their activities to meet set objectives and take charge in the absence of the First Line Manager
  • Assist Management in the allocation of work on a daily basis and offer colleagues support and guidance as necessary
  • Take responsibilities for Health and Safety and lead by example in order to ensure consistent compliance
  • Support the management team with projects and initiatives, also actively supporting the site engagement and community strategy


What you need to succeed at GXO:


  • Experience of working within a fast-paced warehouse environment
  • Be a natural leader, able to coach others to drive and implement change
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience managing conflicting priorities, with the ability to plan and organise a warehouse operation
  • Strong IT skills, including warehouse systems and Microsoft Office


We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains.


GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work. GXO is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate, support and thrive on diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  We believe that diversity and inclusion in our business is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We are Disability Confident Committed as part of the Disability Confident Scheme (GIS) and actively welcome applications from people with disabilities.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here.