Warehouse Chargehand

July 20, 2023

About us:

Knowles Logistics are trusted by some of the biggest and well-known businesses in the country to offer a broad range of warehousing and distribution services. Our focus today is epitomised by a drive to deliver the most efficient, high-quality logistics solutions to our customers, with long term benefits for both parties. We aim to carry out our operations sustainably and that’s not just in minimising our environmental impacts, but by examining efficiencies across the business and fully embracing development opportunities.

The Role:

Supporting the Shift Supervisor and Warehouse Manager with effective management and supervision of the shifts operations, including distribution of workload for all Warehouse Operatives including agency labour that is allocated to the operation.


  • Strong PC based knowledge including intermediate skills and knowledge of Excel and web-based systems.
  • Previous Experience of using Emperica and Road Runner or similar would be advantageous.
  • Strong Leadership and Management skills with the ability to delegate and supervise individuals.
  • Diligent attention to detail and attention to safety of themselves and others around the workplace.
  • Confident individual who can challenge when the need arises and at the appropriate level.
  • Mature, professional approach, confidence to communicate and deal with all levels of people.
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills working on your own.

Key Accountabilities are:

  • Operating IT systems when covering for the Supervisor, managing the staff on shift.
  • Ensure effective and efficient running of the warehouse function and customer satisfaction by:
    • Ensure warehouse supervisor is kept informed of all operational issues, in particular those that may lead to service disruption or non-delivery.
    • Ensure that the Company’s health and safety policies and guidelines are adhered to.
    • To achieve the expected hourly output as determined by the site daily volumes.
    • To control the reworking of stock and the decanting of containers as and when required.
    • To control the accuracy of receiving, picking and dispatch.
    • Effective intake of goods and supplies from all customers.
    • Correct storing of goods – Monitoring locations and carrying out checks to ensure the teams accuracy.

What We Offer / Benefits:

  • We have training and development.
  • Free uniform & PPE provided.
  • Auto enrolment into pension.
  • Statutory holiday entitlement.
  • Salary – depending on experience and discussed at interview.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Senior Warehouse Operative, Warehouse Supervisor, Goods Inwards Warehouse Manager, Warehouse Assistant Manager, Warehouse Coordinator may also be considered for this role.