Logistics Shift Leader

Oxford, Oxfordshire
20 days ago
Full time role


YASA was founded on the principle that small, light electric motors would play a growing role in meeting both the ...

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Job Description


Due to our continued growth, we are looking for a Logistics Shift Leader who will support the Warehouse Manager and lead the Logistics shift team whilst also supporting other activities such as Goods Receipt, Picking Operations, Lineside Support and MRP Record Management. Other duties include; managing out-of-hours deliveries, ensuring collections are achieved and reviewing the impact of material status changes versus planned production schedules. The current shift patterns alternate between Earlies (6am – 2pm) and Lates (2pm – 10pm).


  • Leading a team of Warehouse Operators
  • Responsible for completing return-to-work interviews, monitoring annual leave bookings and adhering to HR policies.
  • Organising the safe and efficient receipt, storage and dispatch of warehouse materials, goods and products to distribute within the business.
  • Issuing stock to lineside as per Production Plan.
  • Supporting wider business development processes
  • Stock control of finished goods, consumables and materials.
  • Packing and preparing delivery of goods to customers.
  • Providing components from stock for all departments.
  • Ensuring that inventories are accurate and control inventory levels by ensuring physical counts are conducted and reconciled.
  • Championing and deploying any continuous improvement projects relating to inventory.
  • Liaising with other departments to ensure that all orders are tracked and updated with estimated delivery times.
  • Ensuring daily warehouse checks are completed on each shift.
  • Maintaining the stores facilities to ensure a clean and tidy area.
  • Updating our ERP system of stock receive against purchase orders.
  • Ensuring a comprehensive handover is available for the next shift.
  • Leading year end stock take activities.
  • Responding to out of hours material shortages.
  • Other relevant duties as required.


To succeed in this role, we believe you'll need:

  • Previous experience managing a small team in a Warehouse environment. 
  • Experience working within a mechanical or electrical production environment.
  • Familiar with using Excel, Outlook and a stock management system.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Good attention to detail and results-orientated
  • Understanding and appreciation for H&S policies and the need to ensure a safe working environment for yourself, colleagues and visitors.
  • Flexible approach to work


Though not expected, it would be very beneficial if you have:

  • A full Driving License
  • Experience in operating forklift vehicles
  • Experience of using Microsoft Navigation Dynamics ERP System.


Our mission is to lead the design and delivery of the best electric motor technology available. We believe that diversity of thought, and experience is a key driver of innovation. Research shows that while men apply to jobs if they meet ~60% of criteria, women and those in traditionally underrepresented groups tend to only apply if they check all boxes. So if you think you have what it takes but don’t meet every single point, please still get in touch. We’d love to have an initial chat and see if you could add value. 



  • Discretionary bonus
  • 28 days’ holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Private medical plan with Bupa
  • 4 x death in service
  • Company car scheme


About YASA

YASA, a Mercedes Benz group company, is leading the way in EV Motor Revolution with our patented and unique Axial Flux Technology. Our motor is more powerful, lighter, and smaller than our competitors. Our spirit of innovation drives us to continually explore and test new technologies, a mindset that exists from early-stage R&D projects through to manufacturing optimisation. We stay true to the freedom and flexibility that drove our success as a start-up, alongside having the stability, security, and roadmap of an established organisation.

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