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Depot Supervisor

  • Location

    Devizes

  • Sector:

    Industrial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive rates available

  • Contact:

    Peterborough

  • Contact email:

    kath.duffin@swanstaff.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01733 307640

  • Job ref:

    PET/KD/DS/183

  • Consultant:

    Peterborough

Are you an experienced warehouse supervisor looking to cement your career? Could you accept the challenge to manage a busy warehouse and the logistics?

Swanstaff are currently recruiting on behalf of their client for a warehouse supervisor in Devizes. Working with a leading supplier to the horticultural and agricultural industry, our client has a strong retention of staff within all of their sites.

Job Title: Depot Supervisor
Location: Devizes, Wiltshire
Rate of Pay: Competitive rates

The Role of a Depot Supervisor:
The successful applicant will be reporting to the Area Director and in times of their absence, be responsible for the smooth operation of both the depot and warehouse on a daily basis. You will be maintaining an extremely tidy warehouse under NSK conditions for storing chemicals. Leading a compact team of warehouse operatives, drivers and administration staff, you will be continuing the precedence set of running an effective and efficient operation.

Working within the agricultural calendar, peak time is between the middle of March and beginning of September. During these times, you will be accepting orders, management of stock control, building delivery routes, maintaining health and safety with within the warehouse environment to name just a few tasks! This does not mean that you will be quiet during off peak times but your focus will move to include training, stock turnover and planning for next season.

Requirements of a Depot Supervisor:

  • Strong man management skills.
  • Able to act on own initiative with proven strong decision making skills.
  • Minimum 1 year warehouse experience in a supervisory position.
  • Counterbalance forklift licence and experience.
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills due to working with chemicals.
  • Computer literate.
  • Must be physically fit due to the nature of the warehouse work.
  • Basic NSK Certificate advantageous although full training will be given to the right candidate.
  • You will need to be of strong character but also able to listen to advice from Company Health and Safety Representatives and the Depot Supervisor.

In return you will receive:

  • Family owned and run business that prides themselves on longevity of service.
  • Opportunity to develop within the Depot and Company.
  • Hours of work 0800 to 1700 Monday to Friday with some Saturday mornings during peak season (March to September)
  • Permanent position.
  • Shutdown between Christmas and New Year.


If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to kath.duffin@swanstaff.co.uk and call Kath on 01733 307640 for more information!

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