Warehouse Supervisor, Night Shift

Based: Ilfracombe, Devon
Accountable to: Night Shift Manager
Job Type: Full time
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £27,000 – £30,000 pa depending on experience

The Role

The purpose of this key role in the business is to support the running of an efficient warehousing operation (nights), providing a good customer experience, which differentiates us from the competition.

Job Responsibilities

You will be responsible for supporting the Night Shift Manager in the effective running of the Night Shift Team and Warehouse responsibilities.


  • Materials Handling equipment (MHE)
  • Racking
  • Warehouse consumables


  • Operate within agreed and/or budgeted cost/headcount levels

General Accountability

  • Execute any additional task as required to meet objectives 

You will ensure that the warehouse operates safely & legally, offers the highest level of service available to our customers within the agreed and/or budgetary parameters.

  • Fair delegation of workload to assist the team fulfil the purpose of their roles, ensuring that Savona Foodservice is a great place to work.
  • Effective and regular communication with warehouse team ensuring the team work to efficiently provide excellent customer service.
  • Ensure warehouse compliance with all Health & Safety and Food legislation
  • To ensure that the shift runs in accordance with company policies and procedures as laid down in the HACCP manual and employers handbook.
  • To ensure that all goods are received, stored, checked, and picked with the minimum of cost and the maximum of effectiveness.
  • To ensure that all food, employment, and H&S legislation is understood by all staff under their supervision.
  • To uphold, encourage, and promote the use of Savona’s work ethics including leading by example
  • To continually look for ways to improve current practices and develop better practices

Key Result Areas

KPI’s / Financial

  • Payroll costs
  • Warehouse repairs and maintenance (including MHE)
  • Consumption of warehouse consumables
  • Warehouse productivity to agreed rates


  • Picking and loading accuracy
  • Staff turnover and absence levels
  • Audit compliance / scores

Person Specification

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

This requires a self-motivated individual who is open to change and can forge a positive working relationship with customers, suppliers and staff, providing a good role model for staff members.

  • Good Communicator
  • Attention detail, methodical and thorough
  • Able to adhere to business processes
  • Able to build productive working relationships with staff, peers and directors

Employee Benefits

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How to apply

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Kelly Williams on 01271 862569, or send your CV using the form below.

Applications close on 24th May 2024. We reserve the right to close applications earlier than this date and we may not be able to confirm whether your application will result in an interview.

Savona Foodservice maintains large warehouses at every depot to accommodate a diverse array of food items. Prior to visiting any of our depots, please contact us if you have any food product intolerances.

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Rewards & Benefits

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