Warehouse Team Leader - Shaw & Heywood sites

Salary £26,500 plus excellent benefits
Discipline Logistics

N Brown – who we are and why work for us?  

At N Brown, we’re committed to building a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive environment that values equality for all. Our vision is that by ‘championing inclusion, we’ll become the most loved and trusted fashion retailer’. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging are, therefore, at the heart of our culture. 

We’re a forward-thinking digital retailer with a financial services proposition to be proud of. We’re customer-obsessed, serving them through three core brands: JD Williams, Simply Be, and Jacamo. We’re experienced, with over 160 years of trading under our belt. We’re inclusive, as we believe in fashion without boundaries; and we’re sustainable, striving to make as little impact on the planet as possible.  


The role 

We’re looking for a Team Leader to join our Logistics team to be based between our brand new site in Heywood and at our Warehouse in Shaw.  


Shifts: This role will be split between the two sites and shifts will be between Monday – Sunday operating within the hours of 6am – 4:30pm. You’ll need to be flexible with start and finish times and be able to support the business with overtime when required.

Heywood: Link 95 Hareshill  Distribution Park,  Heywood,  Greater Manchester  OL10 2RQ 

Shaw: Beal lane, Shaw, OL2 8PJ 


What’s in it for you?  

  • Full induction and training period  
  • 24 days holiday, increasing bi-annually to a maximum of 30 days (+ 8 bank holidays) with the option to buy an additional 10 days 
  • Annual bonus scheme 
  • Enhanced maternity and adoption leave 
  • Access to Apricity, a self-funding IVF benefit at a reduced rate 
  • Company pension with up to 8% N Brown contribution 
  • Mental Health support both internally and externally, including access to our wellbeing champions and counselling services  
  • A range of financial wellbeing support  
  • Colleague discount at cost price plus VAT across all N Brown brands 
  • Paid volunteer time – all our colleagues can take a full day paid to volunteer for a charity of their choice  
  • Internal development opportunities across the business 


What will you do as a Team Leader at N Brown?  

  • You’ll lead, support, motivate, train, develop and performance manage the Logistics Operational colleagues in your team to ensure Logistics Operational objectives are met through effective management.
  • You’ll be responsible for your teams time and attendance making any required adjustments  via our People Portal and managing colleagues inline with policies and procedures.
  • You’ll provide operational delivery of all Health & Safety measures and housekeeping requirements ensuring a safe and clean environment for all colleagues and visitors on the Logistics sites.
  • You’ll ensure that all Kit is well maintained reporting any known or observed faults and demonstrate control of MHE management systems. You’ll demonstrate control of the environment and  facilities via agility reporting tools.
  • You’ll achieve all production SLA’s ensuring the most cost effective use of resource and services. Respond to adjustments in production plans and assign resource accordingly.
  • Demonstrate company values building an engaged working environment utilizing union, vibe, online/onsite committee's and global forums. Displaying honesty & integrity giving others feedback on behaviour’s.
  • To role model our core behaviours and be an advocate for our culture.
  • To be multiskilled to manage several departments outside of your main department, and work across multiple sites.  This role will see you rota and work between Heywood and Shaw sites with rotational patterns set and agreed in advance by your reporting lines.
  • To identify process improvements and present to the management team and then  support implementation to ensure the logistics operation is efficient and flexible to meet our customer demands.


What skills and experience will you have?   

  • You’ll have a proven track record of management within warehousing and distribution 
  • You’ll be able to manage your time effectively to deliver required tasks and be flexible to support business needs.
  • You will take pride in delivering a positive and proactive service to all colleagues, striving for a high quality of outcome.
  • You’ll be open and honest in your communications with all colleagues.
  • You will ask questions without fear to ensure you have a full understanding of the requirements of the task.
  • You’ll role model our core behaviours and be an advocate for our culture.
  • You will collaborate fluidly with colleagues at all levels.
  • You will maintain confidentiality with all data and adhere to GDPR governance.


What to expect from our interview process? 

You’ll hear from one of our Talent Team initially where they’ll talk you through the role and get to know you better.   

If you are progressed to the next step then your interview will be on site with one of our operational management team. 


Our promise to you:  

We’re an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 


What happens when you apply to a role at N Brown?  

As soon as we receive your application, we’ll send you an email to let you know. We always aim to come back to you as soon as possible with an update and we really appreciate you taking the time to apply for a role with us. Good luck!