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Warehouse Operations Manager

  • Location

    Essex

  • Sector:

    Operations, Logistics & Fulfilment

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Lisa Starkey

  • Contact email:

    lisas@mvp-search.com

  • Job ref:

    59250LS

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-06-03

  • Consultant:

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Warehouse Operations Manager

Essex

£competitive salary + car allowance & benefits

Defined career progression available

 

Excellent chance to join a dynamic national logistics business in a role with planned scope for progression.  MVP’s client is currently seeking an experienced individual to join the management team at a busy distribution centre in Essex.  

 

In this role, you’ll proactively manage all warehousing operations across a fast-paced distribution centre, providing effective leadership and ensuring your teams are engaged and empowered to deliver an excellent service to all customers. You’ll ensure that all day to day aspects of the operation are managed proactively, to include the following:

 

  • Ensuring all KPIs are met and exceeded where possible
  • In conjunction with the Site Manager, ensure that accurate financial targets are both set and met
  • Driving continuous improvement within the operations under your control
  • Managing and developing your team, identifying key individuals for the future
  • Promoting and maintaining excellent Health and Safety standards  
  • Play a key role in site projects, continuous improvement and change initiatives.

 

Experience & skills required:

 

  • Significant previous experienced of managing fast-paced warehouse operations (FMCG, retail, food etc)
  • Able to demonstrate real achievements in managing and developing people – you’ll need excellent motivational capabilities. 
  • Strong organisational and planning abilities
  • Commercially-focused with previous knowledge of P&L/budgets, strong financial acumen.
  • Previous experience and experience of WMS systems.  Excellent IT skills and analytical abilities
  • Previous experience of project management
  • An understanding of lean management and continuous improvement

 

This is a great opportunity to join a progressive and evolving logistics business that is experiencing sustained growth.