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    Warehouse Duty Manager


    United Kingdom,Surrey

    Job Type:

    Up to £16.83 per hour



    Branch: Staines

    Based at: Ashford, Surrey.
    Job Type: Full Time
    Salary: £16.83 per hour
    Job Title: Warehouse Duty Manager.

    Reports to: LHR Warehouse manager

    First Call Aviation is hiring for Warehouse Duty Manager at Ashford, Surrey.

    Working with First Call Contract Services gives you many additional benefits:

    • Money saving offers and discounts at your fingertip.
    • 24/7 GP helpline
    • Discounted Gym membership in over 2500 gyms

    Shifts and Pay Rates:

    • Night Shift
    • 8hrs shift
    • Tuesday to Sunday
    • 23.00- 07.00
    • £16.83 an hour

    Job Description:

    Working within a newly established site at London Heathrow to deliver a first class service to our customers. Working Strictly to procedures and industry regulations. An in-depth knowledge of freight forwarding is required for the successful management of the Warehouse.

    Based in LHR, our warehouse has recently been approved to handle fresh products as well as our General Cargo & Screening operation. The Fresh Operation will be handled on a nightshift, consisting of this role and three warehouse Operatives and will involve working in a cold chain environment, (approx. temperature +2 Deg. C), Uniforms and appropriate PPE will be provided.

    Our warehouse is a CAA regulated site, therefore a strict background check and full 5-year checkable history is a must for this role.

    To ensure that all training required to carry out duties is completed on time, to ensure that all freight being handled is treated with the care and attention it demands. This role will oversee the running of the operation in totality, including the supervision of the Warehouse team, actively working to ensure that the freight is handled quickly and compliantly, creating and finalizing of the export documentation. Liaising with Airlines and hauliers to ensure shipments meet the required cut of times and dealing with any issues that may arise and affect the running of the warehouse or impacting customer shipments.

    The hours and shifts will be 23.00-07.00 Tuesday to Sunday inclusive with a 30-minute lunch break

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    • To manage a team of Warehouse Operatives including all HR
    • To work to guidelines / internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and to ensure these are being met by the Ware- house team.
    • Uphold company’s Health & Safety standards and policies at all
    • Accurate Inbound & outbound handling of shipments in a timely manner
    • Customs formality completion as required (discharge of T1 etc)
    • Data entry into the Rhenus systems in an accurate and timely manner
    • Screening via metal detection Xray, FREDDS and ETD
    • Building of PMC units where needed, checking & labelling of cargo in line with supporting
    • Preparing cargo for dispatch, including the handling of temperature sensitive
    • Overseeing of Warehouse and administration duties as required
    • Ownership of the shift, including liaising with transport companies and airlines and agencies when
    • Handling of temperature-controlled shipments, as well as general cargo and other specialized services (e.g Dangerous Goods etc)

    Key Competencies:

    • Knowledge of freight forwarding, Experience in a fresh environment is
    • Must be physically fit as a high level of manual handling will be
    • Must attend training for Fire Marshal and / or First Aider
    • The ability to screen freight is
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Ability to work to strict regulations and
    • Competent in using hand-held scanners and electronic stock management systems as well as the Microsoft
    • Must have a flexible approach and the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities within the
    • An understanding that you are directly involved in the company’s

    Skills and Experience:

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (1-2 years related experience preferred)
    • Ability to run a successful night shift operation.
    • Experience of managing and motivating a team to high standards
    • Customs knowledge and experience is desirable.
    • Ability to carry out screening duties where needed.
    • Experience of working in a cold chain environment is beneficial.


    • Good standard of secondary (GCSE in Maths and English, Degree etc)
    • IATA DGR trained would be
    • Counterbalance and Reach forklift licenses

    Apply NOW by any of the following methods and well get straight back to you!

    • Text “DUTYMANAGER” – your name, surname” to 07885457883
    • Call us on 03300 947 588
    • Send your CV on

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