Hermes Parcelnet

Warehouse Section Leader

Town/City Rugby
Posted Date 2 months ago(19/01/2018 13:22)
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The UK's largest home delivery courier network, Hermes will delivered more than 260 million parcels last year on behalf of the biggest names in retail and our network of over 14,500 hard working lifestyle Couriers make this happen providing a high quality doorstep service. We employ over 2,500 people; delivering parcels to over 190 countries.


Our Midlands Super Hub in Rugby is a £31million investment and the size of 33 football pitches, this hub will be the largest in Europe and will have the capacity to process 1.2 million parcels a day.



The purpose of this role is to assist in the management and performance of the shift operation with one of the core days being a Sunday.


You'll have accountability for specific tasks such as:

  • Ensure productivity levels are maximised on Inbound / Outbound areas through KPI management
  • Achieve the highest possible throughput via automated sorters
  • Monitor and implement safe trailer loading with a view to removing any possible damage to customer orders but still optimising trailer fills
  • Carry out daily yard checks to ensure inbound and outbound goods are being identified
  • Close Management and support of Section Leader and Team Leaders to ensure key targets are met
  • Monitor & manage sickness, absence and holiday levels
  • Ensure that all required reporting documentation/manifests are maintained to the required standard & timescales


About you:

You will have the passion, drive and confidence to work cross functionally across the region as part of a growing team.


Essential Skills for the role:

  • Experience of Distribution
  • Ability to succeed in a fluid and fast moving environment
  • Must be able to work on own initiative in a pressurised environment
  • PC Literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Good communicator – able to liaise at all levels
  • Great motivational skills


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