Vacancy: Team Leaders - Logistics

Brookhouse Mill - Bury

Title: Team Leader

Reports to: Line Manager

Based at: Holme Mill / Brookhouse Mill

Hours per week: 40 / 48 depending on department

Job purpose: To manage the operation delivering high customer service levels with overall responsibility for team success by agreeing, implementing and monitoring individual and team objectives and targets, ensuring departmental and wider company policies and procedures are adhered to, delivering a high level of Service, Cost and Quality

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor team performance and activity to deliver organisation and department goals
  • Produce and report on agreed KPI’s, ensuring these are achieved
  • Check and monitor departmental invoices and costs
  • Work with HR and take responsibility for departmental HR-related tasks (such as time & attendance system, complete absence documentation, first-line investigations and disciplinaries, recruitment, inductions, training)
  • Plan the development of the team and ensure training requirements are met so there is an appropriate skill base and maintain skill matrices
  • Work with the SHEQ team to ensure the department adheres to legislative requirements, implementing a H&S culture, ensuring the safety of the team and others
  • Maintain agreed house-keeping standards
  • Review and modify SOP’s / business processes to ensure they are clearly defined and used as a standard framework to deliver key business drivers and ensure targets and goals are published, maintained and improved upon
  • Identify new initiatives that enhance the operation and add value, whilst identifying cost reduction initiatives
  • Introduce clear and robust processes that continuously improve the operational team whilst working towards implementation of a “right first time” culture.
  • Develop the team culture through use of continuous improvement projects

Team Cormar:

  • Hold weekly team briefs, regular one to ones and organise ‘meet the boss’ sessions
  • Ensure the team are communicated to regularly and effectively
  • Complete Improvement Projects related to one or more of cost, quality, service and culture
  • Adhere to and promote the Cormar Values
  • Regular and effective ‘recognition’ of the team
  • Complete company surveys
  • Cover team duties as required
  • Understand how own role and KPI’s impact on organisation and department objectives
  • Support manager to deliver the above
  • Consider health and safety in all aspects of work, adhere to site safety rules and report any instances of concern

Skills / Qualifications:

  • Proactive in seeking improvements in process/methods of operating
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing at all levels
  • Ability to make effective decisions from data available and proactively problem solve
  • An in-depth knowledge of how the department works and how it fits in with the rest of the organisation
  • Ability to cope under pressure
  • Ability to plan and organise tasks and guide others in the satisfactory completion of tasks
  • IT and administration skills commensurate with effectively fulfilling the role


Please send applications to Carla Grant, HR Manager, Cormar Carpets, Brookhouse Mill, Greenmount, Bury BL8 4HR, or email or alternatively, please use the form below...