Warehouse Manager (Day)

Full-Time|Permanent
Bedfordshire
Posted 2 months ago

A leading Fresh Food company are on the hunt for a experienced Warehouse Manager to join their team!

As a warehouse manager you will be the main point of contact as the essential part of the supply chain process. This means that you will have to be experienced in warehousing, managing warehouse workers, processes, and a warehouse management system. You will be in charge of maintaining safety standards to ensure that products are dispatched and delivered safely and efficiently.

You will work closely with the other warehouse employees and lead them to meet and exceed productivity targets. You will be your team’s main point of contact and be responsible for the health and safety of your team. You will have to have previous, extensive experience working within a warehouse and an absolute understanding of the basic operations of a warehouse. You will also need to have been technically trained in fundamental warehouse operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage & coordinate the general housekeeping of the Warehouse on a daily basis
  • Carry out spot checks of picks to ensure the operatives are performing their duties accurately and efficiently
  • Manage operational KPI reports & information
  • Manage absence and time keeping within the department in line with company policy & best practice to enhance the efficiency of the shift
  • Possess and deploy a coaching mindset
  • Managing warehouse staff
  • Conduct disciplinaries as necessary in line with company disciplinary policy and best practice
  • Measure and report the effectiveness of warehousing activities and employee performance
  • Communicate effectively with team, key stakeholders, and peers
  • Manage and drive employee retention & attendance initiatives on the shift
  • Ensure health, safety and hygiene rules and regulations are adhered to
  • Identify areas of improvement and establish innovative or adjust existing work procedures and practices to optimise performance
  • Motivate, lead, and inspire supervisors and general operatives
  • Manage the deployment of staff into all areas of the department to ensure the successful management of workload flux

Skills and Proficiencies

  • Hands on commitment to getting the job done
  • Have understanding and experience of operational excellence tools and techniques
  • Proven ability to direct and co-ordinate operations
  • Ability to work well in a very fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to input, retrieve and analyse data
  • Highly effective managerial skills
  • Previous experience working within a nightshift role
  • Collaborative mindset
  • Forklift license – ideal but not essential as training will be provided

Essential Experience

  • A good understanding of multi temperature warehouse procedures and compliance
  • Management Experience, ideally in a FMCG warehouse environment
  • QA & Quality Control experience / knowledge (Ideal, not essential)
  • Ability to effectively plan labour and resource to deliver operational requirements
  • Customer Service Focus
  • Fresh produce knowledge

–  Hours of work 9:00am-5pm

Job Features

Job CategoryWarehouse, Warehouse Manager
TypeFull Time
LocationBedford
SalaryCompetitve
Job NumberF78

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