Warehouse Manager

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Managing warehousing for UK subsidiary of a global group, manufacturing and distributing a wide range of specialist products widely used in the building and construction sectors, supplying a varied and diverse client base. This is an employer of choice, with high employee satisfaction and low staff turnover, encouraging a great team spirit and involvement at all levels in the business. 

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The Warehouse Manager job itself where you will be responsible for all stand-alone warehouse and associated site activities. The warehouse team are going through a period of culture change, which requires a driven, self-motivating, and inspiring manager, capable of identifying areas for improvement and driving through the changes needed.  We are looking for individuals with proven people and warehouse management experience, and sufficient self-motivation, skills and ambition to make significant changes and improvements to the warehouse, to match the requirements of this growing organisation.

More specifically:  You will manage the warehouse operational activities in a manner that adds value, whilst ensuring KPIs are set and achieved, and section functions are completed on schedule and according to budget, quality and factory requirements

  • Provide direction and leadership to the warehouse team (3 direct reports – 2 x Shift Managers, 1 x Administration Manager. 27 Indirect reports), ensuring achievement of productivity, quality and financial targets
  • Improve and maintain Environment, Health and Safety standards, challenging poor behaviour and achieving best practice
  • Monitor procedures and processes for the receipt, storage, packing, picking and despatch of products, and maintain written procedures for all processes in line with company and regulatory standards (currently using both a manual and SAP system)
  • Manage labour and resources efficiently, producing resource plans and a training matrix for the warehouse team
  • Ensure that customer orders are managed efficiently and accurately
  • Ensure Safe Systems of work are adhered to, SOPs followed, and appropriate standards of professional behaviour are maintained
  • Champion continuous improvement, working in line with 5S principles
  • Interface and communicate effectively with work colleagues and transport partners
  • Collaborate with Production Management team to ensure a professional, smooth and efficient service is provided by the warehouse team.

Working hours Monday to Friday, 8:30AM to 5PM!

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To be successful as Warehouse Manager you will have a healthy mix of the following:

  • Proven track record of achieving change and improvements in a warehouse environment
  • An ideas person with the confidence to challenge the norm and strive for best practice
  • Able to demonstrate effective leadership, establishing clear expectations, supporting employee engagement and motivation
  • Proven knowledge of goods control, management and distribution
  • Experience of driving a culture of root cause analysis to problem-solving
  • A proven track record of achieving and exceeding targets
  • A highly effective communicator with gravitas, drive and enthusiasm
  • IOSH trained desirable
  • Ability to work under own initiative without day-to-day line management supervision

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As Warehouse Manager here, you will enjoy a competitive salary £50K-£55K + Package

Benefits include: Pension (employer contribution up to 9%); private medical insurance; 25 days a/l + bank holidays (increasing with service).

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To the Warehouse Manager job by pushing the button on this job posting (recommended), pr by sending CV in confidence to anthony@macstaff.co.uk

UK_MS

Permanent
27 June 2022
Logistics
Warehouse Manager
England, Dunstable
£50K-£55K + Package

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