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Leicester, GB

Function:  Supply Chain Management
Job Category:  Support Functions

Warehouse & Logistics Team Leader

A safer, low-carbon shipping industry is underpinned by data sharing. We at Wärtsilä Voyage are creating the digital infrastructure needed to enable high-performing maritime logistics – for the safe movement of goods and people. Through our world-leading Smart Marine portfolio, we support our customers in their efforts to ensure secure, highly energy-efficient and cost-effective marine operations. 

Wärtsilä is on a mission to enable sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services. As we change course towards a cleaner, smarter maritime future, we’re looking for top talent to join our team. Are you ready to join the Voyage?

Warehouse & Logistics Team Leader

We are now looking for a Warehouse & Logistics Team Leader to join our Logistics and Warehousing Voyage team. The position is permanent, the preferred location for the position is in Leicester, UK.


What will you be doing

As Warehouse & Logistics Team Leader, your work will focus on these responsibilities:


  • Supervise and be the site point of contact for the existing warehouse and logistics teams at our Leicester, UK location.
  • Ensure that all incoming goods are checked against delivery notes and promptly booked into stock, operating First in First Out (FIFO).
  • Ensure any discrepancies and damage to shipments are reported.
  • Ensure goods are available in the designated Warehouse area.
  • Work closely with 3PL providers to ensure the smooth flow of material.
  • Arranging the movement of goods.
  • Oversee and take an active role in stock counts and audits.
  • Ensure that all goods are accurately packed and packed on-time.
  • Schedule shipments making sure all are dispatched on time contributing to the overall department KPIs.
  • Arranging the transportation booking for outbound deliveries
  • Acting as a POC for customs authorities when/if needed
  • Take an active role in ensuring that all Company health and Safety rules and necessary legislation are adhered to.
  • Ensuring the warehouse is kept tidy, organised and in generally good order.
  • Assist the current warehouse/logistics teams as and when required and provide cover in case of absence.
  • Actively working on your own development and professional skills.
  • Ad hoc duties as reasonably required.



The ideal candidate has proven skills in logistic and warehouse competence. Easily interacts with people from all organisational levels, building bridges and creating connections, and is used to work in a global organisation. Preferred Minimum of SAP Knowledge (Warehouse Module).


Why you and us

We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.

We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition? 


Contact & next steps

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 21st of August through submitting your application through our careers portal.


Last application date: 21/08/2022

At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,000 professionals in more than 200 locations in 68 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2021, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at