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Warehouse Team Leader - Backshift - Glasgow

Ref: 785 Date Posted: Monday 06 Mar 2023

Reporting to the Service Supervisor you will be responsible for leading, directing and supervising the backshift team of personnel to meet defined Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s). You will ensure all Goods Inward consignments of material are promptly and accurately booked in, ensure all Stock is promptly stowed and Production Work Order is timely picked, issued and distributed in line with defined priorities.

Duties will include:

  • Overseeing day-to-day teams' operation and performance and delegating tasks and setting realistic objectives/deadlines
  • Driving activity to meet KPI’s and exigent material requirements
  • Promoting a healthy, energised working environment and atmosphere
  • Monitoring, reporting and recording building defects
  • Advocating and practicing the ‘5S Lean’ methodology
  • Carrying out Inventory Stock counts as directed in line with the Cyclic Plan
  • Instilling and maintaining a high level of Warehouse housekeeping and actively explore opportunities for continued improvement
  • Maintaining Health & Safety standards and ensure Warehouse security integrity is maintained

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a Warehousing and Inventory Management environment.  You will bring a positive attitude with good interpersonal and teamwork skills to the role.

You will also possess:

  • An adept ability to quickly problem solve and implement well thought out solutions
  • Good working knowledge of performance metrics in a manufacturing environment
  • Punctuality with an infectious work ethic
  • Computer literate Microsoft Office (SAP B1 experience desired) and capable of operating an integrated computer system
  • An acute sense of ownership, pride in performance and output to improve business
  • Driving Licence and Forklift - Counter Balance/Reach Truck licence desired

Our values are structured around our colleagues, our customers and our service, and while our approach and atmosphere within the business is fun, friendly and informal, our priority is always on delivering successful outcomes for our customers. These company values are what inform and protect our unique culture, which in turn shapes our brand and differentiates us in the eyes of our partners around the world. At the heart of Peak is a focus on ‘doing the right thing’, it’s an informal approach but one which is well-known and understood throughout our business.

Established over 20 years, Peak Scientific is a leading innovator in the design, manufacture and support of high performance gas generators for analytical laboratories, with direct operations in every continent around the world. This success is a result of a continual focus on manufacturing cutting-edge products and in directly supporting customers across the world with industry-leading service and maintenance. With over 20 overseas offices across every continent and over 600 staff globally, Peak is one of Scotland’s manufacturing success stories of the past decade. This is a rare opportunity to be a part of that, as we move into the next phase of growth, consolidation and global expansion with plans to establish new manufacturing and distribution capacity, both in the UK and internationally.

Now is a great time to join us!  This role will be challenging and fast-paced, but rewarding and engaging.  On offer in return is a fantastic work, life and fun balance, a great work environment, plus the chance to make a real contribution to the future growth and success of a global business.  If you like the sound of our brand and culture please click APPLY!

Peak Scientific is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of their religion and beliefs, race, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability or any other protected classification.



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