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Warehouse Operations Manager

First Recruitment Services
38000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Transport / Distribution / Logistics
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a very successful, reputable, friendly, professional and large / expanding business who are a leader within their field. My client is seeking someone with a good track record within warehouse management preferably from within distribution / logistics.

Warehouse Operations Manager

Full time Permanent role

Monday - Friday 40 hours per week. The working days will generally be Mon-Fri, however flexibility is required for cover / busy times. Contracted days will be 5 over 7 but mainly Mon-Fri.

Workplace based near Horley. Plenty of free parking on site. Approx 30 min walk from nearest mainline station

Salary. GBP38000-GBP40000 per year, plus excellent staff benefits and opportunities to progress within company / business.

The Role - Warehouse Operations Manager

You will be responsible for the operational management across the site. This will include but is not limited to, providing inspirational leadership to your team, ensuring the labour force is skilled and effective as well as labour targets being met. Providing support to the Warehouse Manager and Regional Operations manager, including reporting on KPIs, enhancing productivity, taking responsibility and for H&S compliance

Duties and responsibilities include:

Provide inspirational leadership to your operation, taking responsibility for all Operational management

Ensure labour force is skilled, effective, and labour control is measured and managed to achieve and exceed monthly targets

Lead by example to ensure all section managers and supervisors make decisions that create win-win situations for both labour control and client success

Work in conjunction with Warehouse Manager and Regional Operations Manager to use data-based evidence through time in motions to enhance productivity

Use stock management strategy that reduces liability, controls cost, improves order accuracy and achieve client KPIs.

Take responsibility for Health & Safety, ensuring full compliance

Maintain communications with the Client Services team, highlighting any operational risks in a timely manner

Present operational performance against KPIs

Support Warehouse Manager in working with other departments within the business

Assess and present cases to Warehouse Manager for recruitment needs for your operation

Support the Warehouse Manager in working closely with sales teams to make informed decisions on new business opportunities

Attend client KPI reviews when required and support the team in presenting detailed operational updates

Encourage staff in the warehouse to ensure training targets are upheld

Take responsibility for all areas within your operation, making cost-based decisions in line with company strategy

Competencies, knowledge and experience required:

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Proficient working knowledge of MS Office packages

Track record of warehouse management, preferably in a distribution / logistics environment

Strong knowledge of warehouse operations

Proven ability to successfully operate at management level

Strong communication and presentation skills

This is an excellent opportunity to use your warehouse operational management experience within an excellent organisation who offer a superb working environment and long term career stability

For more information regarding this new and exciting opportunity, please apply now! . Short-listing will take place soon - don't miss out!

Wild Recruitment Ltd T/A First Recruitment Services is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job

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