Deputy Warehouse Manager

Location London
Salary: Up to £40,000
Job ref: 064391
Published: about 1 year ago

Leyland SDM specialises in paint, tools, plumbing, electrical, woodwork & DIY materials. We have 33 high street stores across London, supported by our central support team and distribution centre in Wembley. We are currently on an exciting journey and have some very ambitious growth plans. 


We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Deputy Warehouse Manager to join our friendly, hard-working team of 50 colleagues in our busy Wembley warehouse. Alongside the Warehouse Manager, and supported by a team of supervisors you will be responsible for managing the entire warehouse operation.


As the Deputy Warehouse Manager what will you be responsible for?

  • Supporting the Warehouse Manager with the day to day running of the warehouse

  • Maintaining standards of health and safety, hygiene, and security in the warehouse

  • Motivating, coaching, and encouraging team spirit within the warehouse

  • Leading the team in the absence of the Warehouse Manager

  • Working with the Warehouse Manager to develop the ways of working to support the future growth of Leyland SDM


What skills and experience are you looking for?

  • Experience of all functions across warehouse operations

  • Experience of running a team of 25+ colleagues with people management skills, including the ability to inspire, lead and motivate a team of people

  • Strong attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

  • Team player, willing to be a hands on manager in a physically demanding environment


If you have the required skills and experience, and are looking for an exciting new opportunity in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, please apply today. We look forward to hearing from you!

How will we reward you? 

*        Competitive annual salary and bonus opportunity 

*        Training and development opportunities

*        30 days holiday a year including bank holidays, increasing with service 

*        Up to 20% discount in Leyland SDM, plus discount across other Grafton Group brands 

*        Pension with competitive contributions 

*        Share Save scheme into our parent company, the Grafton Group 

*        Company sick pay 

*        Enhanced maternity and paternity leave

*        Health Cash-plan – claim money back on everyday healthcare needs and treatments (Dental, physio, prescriptions to name a few) 

*        Life assurance 

*        Refer a friend scheme 

*        Cycle to work scheme 

*        100’s of retail discounts available through our flexible benefits portal