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Team Leader


Dublin, IE, 12

Brand:  RS Components
Function:  Supply Chain

Job Title Warehouse Team Leader

Location Dublin/Ireland


RS is recognised as the leading high service electronic, electrical and industrial distributor. The continuation of that recognition is predicated on maintaining a class leading operation warehouse. Leading the warehouse team, your key focus is on maintaining the operational status of the warehouse ensuring that the needs of our customers are met whilst continually to improve the quality of service in line with the strategic objectives of the business.


Reporting to the Warehouse & Facilities Manager, you will be a part of an organisation that promotes personal development, growth and career progression and who will provide you with the tools and training you need to excel in the industry.

We’ve been on an incredible journey but the best is yet to come; are you ready to join us?


What You Will Do


Van Fleet Management

  • Day to Day Management of van service which provides a twice daily delivery service to customers in the Dublin area
  • Lead and manage the van delivery team including the creation of staff training & development plans in accordance with the strategic objectives of the business.
  • Maximise efficiencies in route planning
  • Ensure delivery KPI’s are met for the van service
  • Measure and monitor van costs


Warehouse Management

  • Manage the daily operational requirements of the warehouse covering all inbound activities ensuring all procedures are implemented and working efficiently & effectively.
  • Lead and manage the Inbound warehouse team including creation of staff training & development plans in accordance to the strategic objectives of the business.
  • Deploy, monitor and support direct reports, ensuring that a high standard and quality of work is maintained.
  • Forecast departmental workload and agree planned resource levels accordingly with a specific focus on key personnel at critical times.
  • Ensure that a satisfactory workflow and work rate is maintained throughout the working day and that all productivity targets along with service level agreements for Trade Counter orders, Van deliveries, Couriers and other time critical deadlines are reached.
  • Proactively monitor accuracy and investigate any issues or errors in a timely manner. Take control of any process changes that may be needed as a result of errors.
  • Apply best practice stock management techniques, including timely and regular stock-taking, critical stock recording and rotation, location planning and stock cleansing such as returns to suppliers and management of discontinuations.
  • Maintain stock integrity and stock counting to ensure all inventory control measures are maintained.
  • Manage returnable and reusable packaging in accordance with company policy / best practice while monitoring and ordering packaging requirements as needed.
  • Maintain, monitor and analyse daily, weekly, and monthly reports for the warehouse.
  • Manage the appraisal process for all team members in line with the company schedule.
  • Support internal customers e.g. liaising with team leaders and managers along with maintaining staff motivational levels and good staff relations.
  • Regularly update the Warehouse Manager on items related to performance of the warehouse.
  • Be responsible for the security of company premises and its assets including stock.
  • Manage adherence to Health and Safety policies within the team and ensure the work environment does not pose any Health & Safety risks to employees, visitors or on-site contractors.
  • Be the responsible Fire warden in the warehouse and a Deputy Fire evacuation manager.


What Will You Bring To the Role


  • Strong PC skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Experience with SAP is a distinct advantage
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to explain tasks in an efficient and effective way to different levels within the organisation in various formats
  • Time management and planning skills with a proven ability to work well under pressure
  • Results orientated
  • Strong commercial and analytical skills
  • Forklift and manual handling training an advantage


What We Offer


Innovators and pioneers. Rebels and creators. A global organization of optimists and specialists with big ambitions for the future. You can take control of your future here at RS. We offer all the good stuff you’d expect like:

  • Private medical cover for those unexpected moments
  • On top of your 24 days holiday, you can buy up to 5 extra days to enjoy how you wish
  • Annual bonus to pay for those extra holidays!
  • Generous, market-leading pension; it’s never too early to start planning for your future

Grow in our high-performance culture and be rewarded for your success. Whoever you are, whatever you do and wherever you are; it all starts here. Are you ready to explore the possibilities?


We are RS


We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture where our people get to bring their true self work every day and thrive. We recognise that a diverse and representative workforce is critical to our success, and our aim is to create a business where people can be their best selves. Our employees expect this as a matter of course and it is fundamental to how we attract, develop, and hold on to the best talent.


We recruit and develop employees who are the best suited to the requirements of the job role, regardless of gender, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. We believe everyone should be able to bring their true self to work and be given the opportunities to succeed.  If you require any adjustments during this process to ensure you can bring your true self, please let us know.


We recognise that we’re not perfect when it comes to being a truly diverse organisation yet.  However, we are passionate about diversity and are proactively working to build an organisation where everyone can see themselves succeed here.

Increasingly powered by digital technology, we’re our customers’ one-stop-shop for electronic products and industrial components. We began in a north-west London garage supplying spare parts to radio repair shops back in 1937 and we’ve kept transforming for over 80 years. Today, we’re using digital globally to revolutionise the way we do business and strengthen our position as the people engineers turn to for help, advice and knowledge.


We’re proud of what we’ve done, but we’re not sitting back. We’re always looking to make the customer experience simpler, faster and easier. We’re transforming markets and the impact of technology. We’ve widened our services portfolio with innovations from procurement and inventory solutions to 24/7 product support.


We’ve been on an incredible journey, but the best is yet to come; are you ready to join us?


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