• Job Reference: 40454
  • Salary: £38,000 plus shift allowance
  • Discipline: Supply Chains & Logistics
  • Location: Newton Aycliffe
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Skills: Logistics Shift Leader

Logistics Shift Leader  Basic salary £38,000 plus shift allowance 17.6%

Basic salary will rise to £43,00 subject to completing 12 month internal training programme  

Location: Newton Aycliffe

Shifts: 3 Shift rotating pattern

(7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm ,11pm -7am)

The Company:

Global business that design, develop and manufacture automotive components.  Founded over twenty five years ago, the business has successfully grown through innovation and new product technologies.


Benefits Package:
- Long Standing Career (Stability, future progression opportunities)
- 25 days holidays plus bank holiday – increasing to 27 days after 3 years’ service
- Pension Contribution
- Competitive OT rates
- Sick pay, dependent upon length of service
- Flexible working
- Employee assistance programme
- Life assurance, including death in service
- Income protection
- Branded workwear and PPE

Skills & Requirements of a Logistics Shift Leader:

The successful candidate must have previous experience as a Logistics Supervisor in a manufacturing business. It would be an immediate advantage if this was rom an automotive manufacturing environment.


Be able to lead and motivate teams, be qualified or willing to progress to a supervisory management and business improvement national qualification , have proven ability to convey information to an audience, drive and embrace change, set clear responsibilities, monitor progress and address any shortfall


Excellent excel and Microsoft office skills. Have a good understanding of ERP systems (preferably SAP)


Shift rotation and overtime will be required within this role, there may be an occasional need to include weekends



  • Lead by example as a Shift Leader ensuring a safe and efficient work place is maintained at all times through coordinating with  Logistic Lead Operators and team activities
  • Engage with the Logistic Lead Operators and teams to focus on ensuring material is received, supplied, stored and transported to meet the business needs and gathering ideas for improvement 
  • Liaise & communicate with other departments ensuring an effective relationship is maintained to minimize equipment downtime due to material shortages / supply
  • Ensure all administration tasks are up to date and accurate
  • Support a 5S Culture ensuring standards are sustained and improved upon 

Why Should You Apply?

  • Fantastic opportunity to join a company who offer opportunities for progression and pay real attention to their employees.
  • Great list of company benefits
  • Be part of a positive working environment.
  • Growing Company!!!






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