Assistant Team Leader Logistics (Senior Store Keeper) - INTERNAL

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Growth & Regeneration
Homes & Neighbourhoods
Huddersfield and surrounding areas
Grade 9

£28,226 - £30,984

To apply for this job you must be an employee of Kirklees Council for the duration of the recruitment process – up to and including the start date - and have successfully completed your probationary period. Please note that if you work for an Academy you are not an employee of the Council.

We are looking to recruit to an Assistant Team Leader position within Homes & Neighbourhoods. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a team which, in conjunction with the Logistics Officer, will develop a busy Stores and Logistics Service. The Assistant Team Leader role is full of variety & challenges, it is fast paced with opportunities to shape how we keep and deliver assets into the future. We think this will give the post-holder great job satisfaction.

Working in a busy stores’ environment, your role will be to develop and provide an efficient, effective, and customer focused materials supplies service and Store that achieves the objectives of both customer and organisation.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day service delivery, leading a small team to deliver a fast-paced high-quality logistics, storage, and delivery service.

The successful candidate will have a strong working knowledge of the stores process from receiving goods to issuing items, controlling inventory, stock keeping and delivering to site. A supportive working environment will ensure that you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed with us.

Key skills include

Customer service – including balancing customer requirements with available resource to ensure we deliver what we promise.

Stock control – methodical knowledge and practice of agreed procedures

Warehousing – keeping orderly stores and records, you will be required to have a forklift truck license or willingness to work towards.

Teamwork – day to day responsibility for managing a small team, overseeing work objectives, and contributing ideas and creating flexibility to ensure all team objectives are delivered within an emerging new service

You are also required to exhibit Kirklees Council behaviours; Communicate, Positive, Honest, Respectful, Supportive and Flexible.

This post is based at Flint Street, Huddersfield.

Our employees are at the very heart of the services we provide to the community, to help us achieve our ambitions, we want the best possible team. In return, we will make sure you are rewarded with a great range of staff benefits to support you in and out of work. 

If you are interested in applying for this permanent role, please complete the Kirklees Council application form.  

We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and we encourage applications from people with all differing abilities. So, if you need any support completing an application form, or any other format for the application or Job Description please contact the Recruitment Team for help by email: or phone: 01484 221000 and ask for ‘Recruitment’.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

06 October 2022, 11:55 PM

Important Information

This vacancy is closed to applications.