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Warehouse Operations Manager

  • Location

    Unknown

  • Sector:

    Operations & Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35-40,000 plus bonus and benefits

  • Contact:

    Avi Mann

  • Contact email:

    avi@mvp-search.com

  • Job ref:

    59109AM

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-17

  • Consultant:

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Commutable from Worcester, Evesham, Cheltenham, Redditch and Stratford upon Avon

An excellent opportunity to join a forward thinking, fast paced business to manage their warehouse operation.

  • Liaising with the warehouse administration team and manager to control daily requirements and ensure timely and accurate despatch of all goods.
  • Planning and allocating appropriate warehouse space for efficient and safe storage and movement of goods, equipment and personnel.
  • Strategic planning for the warehouse to ensure space and resource availability to satisfy future demands and identify areas for improvement.
  • Explore process improvements, latest warehousing and distribution initiatives and continuous improvement of the warehouse department, including any IT initiatives, for overall business improvement and improved customer service.
  • Mentor and develop team leaders in all warehouse and distribution activities, particularly in relation to people management and development.
  • Plan and allocate work schedules / resources for warehouse operatives in conjunction with team leaders.
  • Conduct staff appraisals for warehouse team leaders and ensure appraisals are conducted by team leaders of all other staff.
  • Identify training needs and organise appropriate training of your team.
  • Deal with disciplinary issues in line with the company policy.
  • Ensure warehouse security procedures are enforced.
  • Schedule maintenance and repair of mechanical handling equipment.
  • Liaise with other departments such as Sales, Transportation, Purchasing and Marketing as required.

The ideal candidate will have logistics/warehouse management experience together with excellent people management skills.