Warehouse & Logistics Manager

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Our client is a leading production firm, who as a result of some internal changes need to appoint an ambitious and experienced Manager.

 

Leading a small team and reporting to the Operations Director, you shall lead a small team in the delivery of a first class warehouse and logistics operation. Working with both internal and external stakeholders you shall ensure that the operation operates effectively and efficiently.  More specifically you shall;
 

  • Manage both people and processes within the Warehousing and Logistics functions, seeking positive and continuous improvements
  • Organising the safe and efficient receipt, storage and dispatch of products to customers in order to satisfy demand.
  • Oversee the space planning and workflow in the warehouse to fully utilise the available resource and limited storage
  • Work closely with internal planning to ensure accurate flow of product
  • Monitor, manage and investigate weekly distribution performance and KPI's
  • Establish and maintain a continuous improvement program within the warehouse operation
  • Manage in conjunction with supply chain the movement of components and finished goods between our third-party sub-contractor.
  • Develop a system to ensure FIFO and aged stock reduction
  • Promote and ensure a safe working environment, in compliance with all HSE legislation
  • Obtain freight quotations for the importing of goods involving containers.
  • Manage the implementation of barcode scanning and handled devices to ensure the efficient and productive use of the available space and manpower.
  • Maintain high levels of stock integrity through regular cycle counts and warehouse monitoring, investigating variances to discover the route cause and countermeasure.
  • Ensure housekeeping in the warehouse is maintained to a high standard.
  • Management of all team-related activities including appraisal settings, disciplinaries, return to work, coaching, and mentoring

     

It is expected that you shall have;

 

  • Proven experience within a Warehousing / Logistics environment.
  • Strong team leadership and management experience.
  • Have worked within a fast-paced environment and worked to tight deadlines.
  • Supply chain and inventory management experience
  • Experience of implementing change
  • You should ideally have had experience in developing and overseeing the warehouse management system, digital automation, and reducing the manual workflow
  • Well-versed with a barcode scanning system and its implementation
  • You should possess extensive knowledge of Warehouse management systems, data collection, and inventory control.
  • Sound experience of continuous improvement
  • A hands-on approach and flexible attitude fork lift experience is highly desirable however training will be provided.

 

Permanent
27 June 2022
Logistics & Distribution
Warehouse Manager
£DOE + Benefits
0141 530 4333