SEBO Careers

Operations Supervisor

SEBO is the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial upright vacuum cleaners and is also a long and well established brand name in the retail market. SEBO represents values of quality, innovation, durability, reliability and sustainability with all of our products being designed and manufactured in Germany. Our products are supported by many accolades and endorsements from the likes of The British Allergy Foundation, The Good Housekeeping Institute, WHICH?, to name but a few.

SEBO (UK) Ltd ( is based in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire and represents the brand SEBO in the UK. Our people are instrumental in all that we do. They are at the heart of our business and Brand, embodying our values of trust, respect and fairness and they are the energy and passion that drives our work to be an ever more responsible and sustainable business.

We are a medium sized family run Company looking for a full-time permanent Operations Supervisor to join our friendly and committed team of professionals. Monday to Friday 0830 to 1700.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for warehouse staff activities
  • Responsible for accurate receipt and recording of inbound stock, including the booking in of returned goods and machines to be repaired
  • Responsible for prompt and accurate despatch and receipt of goods
  • Responsible for stock in the service room
  • Hands on approach, working alongside the warehouse team
  • Allocate available resources to enable successful task performance
  • Co-ordinate and liaise with other teams in the business
  • Maintain the storage/racking/bay picking system, ensuring continuity when new stock lines are introduced
  • Ensure security, integrity and confidentiality of customer data
  • Ensure implementation of and adherence to, Company policies and procedures
  • Analyse and monitor internal processes to ensure continual improvement
  • Implement procedural and policy changes to improve operational efficiency
  • Prepare operational reports
  • Manage all negotiations with relevant logistics suppliers, ensuring quality of service and cost efficiency
  • Manage all warehouse purchases, ensuring quality of product and cost efficiency
  • Sign off all logistics and supplies invoices
  • Maintain a safe and secure working environment within the warehouse
  • Work closely with the person responsible for SEBO stock ordering
  • Coach and mentor warehouse staff, including their mental health well being
  • Work closely with the Office and Customer Service Manager and Directors on all areas of recruitment and selection, staff welfare, training and development, performance management and Health and Safety
  • Conduct annual performance reviews, setting objectives for the year ahead
  • Keyholder responsibility
  • Full responsibility and accountability for warehouse specifics as listed;
  • Forklift truck maintenance
  • Roller shutter door maintenance
  • Annual stocktake of entire stock
  • Weekly stocktake of high value products
  • Ensure the warehouse environment and stock is clean and tidy

Key Competencies

  • Strong leadership
  • Good communication skills at all levels
  • Driven and self-motivated
  • Problem analysis and assessment
  • Judgment and problem solving using own initiative
  • Decision making
  • Planning and organising
  • Work and time management
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Delegation of authority and responsibility
  • Information gathering and monitoring
  • Staff coaching and development skills
  • Integrity
  • Adaptability
  • Teamwork, motivation and collaboration

Skills and Experience

  • Previous warehouse experience
  • Forklift truck licence – Reach/Counterbalance
  • Exceptional organisational skills with the ability to time manage and prioritise effectively
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office including Outlook (emails, contacts and diaries), Word
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics would be an advantage
  • Previous experience in operational management
  • Human Resources knowledge and experience

In return we will provide a stable, family friendly and positive environment with a competitive salary, pension and other benefits.

Please forward your CV and covering letter for the attention of Stephanie Saul to:

SEBO (UK) Ltd, The Merlin Centre, Cressex Business Park, High Wycombe, Bucks, HP12 3QL