Team Leader – Picking and Packing

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Company: VF Corporation
Location: N/A (England), N/A
Job Type: Not Specified

Join us as a Warehouse Team Leader in the Picking and Packing Area

Before talking about the role… you may ask “Just who is VF?”

Well, we are the global company behind some of the world’s leading lifestyle brands, such as Vans, Timberland, The North Face, Napapijri, Supreme, Dickies Life, Eastpak and Kipling.

As one of the largest apparel providers in the world, we are passionate about finding great people to join our extended family.

Our new Distribution Centre (DC) in Bardon, Coalville has just gone live in the manual department and we’re looking for a Team Leader to join our Picking and Packing Department for our automated launch later in the year.

We believe that our associates have a great opportunity to develop their full potential with us and you, as a Team Leader can play a pivotal role in reaching our day to day targets.

The Picking and Packing Team Leader supports their operational area in line with the VF Purpose and targets by:

* Driving a safety culture and ensure all colleagues on site have a safe working environment

* Motivate associates to deliver results and contribute to business success

* Delivering for the customer on time, in full

* Support associates to ensure all processes and roles (direct and in-direct) are carried out to standard operating process

* Ensure Value-add and Rework processes are processed correctly and accurately – that stock is compliant to the customers’ requirements

* Ensuing all policies and procedures are upheld in line with business expectations

* Coach, lead, motivate the Associates through role modelling and inspirational leadership

* Contribute to Shift and Department Team Briefings ensuring teams are aware of their responsibilities

* Manage the attendance of Associates in line with VFC policy

* Conduct regular associate one to one reviews to ensure feedback loop is present

* Brand Ambassador – promote the values of the business throughout your role and when representing the business off-site.

* Identify talent within the team through coaching and upskilling those who have potential to grow.

Background and Experience Profile


* Leadership of a team of associates containing both employed and agency personnel

* The ability to communicate with associates and Area Managers. Presents information clearly, eliminating ambiguity.

* Committed to the achievement and maintenance of quality and best practice.

* Has presence and confidence that makes an immediate positive impression on others.


* Previous experience in a distribution centre, in particular an automated picking and packing environment

* Working with KPIs and performance metrics, giving feedback to teams on performance


Education: ‘O’ Level/GCSE Standard or above

Fluent spoken and written English

What’s in it for you?

We offer a competitive salary, benefits & pension scheme as well as a 50% staff discount on all our brands.

However, it’s not just our products that set us apart from others. Our people make us who we are.

That’s why, on top of the usual benefits, we offer so much more:

* Career ownership, enabling you to build your knowledge and experience

* A supportive feedback-based culture where respect and integrity guide us in what we do

* An inclusive environment where people of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles work together and express their true selves

* Fantastic health and wellbeing initiatives; we are also a “Time to Change” employer, committing to ending mental health discrimination in the workplace

* Great onsite facilities, a subsidized canteen, gym, a wonderful garden to relax in during break times

* Excellent family friendly policies to support associates through some of life’s most significant events

At VF, we don’t just make the world’s best apparel and footwear, we power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet.

So, if you like what you have read, we would love to hear from you.

VF is an Equal Opportunity employer. We’re committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and treating our associates and applicants without any discrimination.