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Warehouse Operations Manager

Warehouse Operations Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Operations

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £38,000 - £40,000

  • Contact:

    Michelle Brightly

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:

    VR/04217

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-01-28

Job Overview:

Our Client has a growing business and requires a Warehouse Operations Manager to oversee their operation which delivers products across the UK. 

Duties: 

  • You will run the warehouse operation in order to meet agreed budgets and KPIs covering costs, productivity and service standards
  • Manage the deployment and performance of the warehouse and logistics team in order to drive operational efficiencies, service excellence and productivity within the business
  • Think and plan strategically in order to improve upon the operation of the Warehouse so that it can offer a better service to customers
  • Demonstrate the expected behaviours and standards of a people leader to help recruit, engage and develop the capability of their people and generate the right customer service culture for the business
  • Ensure company assets in the warehouse are controlled and accounted for at all times in order to keep costs down
  • Support and work with other depots in order to ensure service levels are achieved
  • Ensure that all audits and legal standards are met and exceeded to ensure the compliance of the depot
  • Effectively manage and lead the team through change, through promoting the positive outputs of change, seeking to understand the impact of change on individuals and adapting approach to meet all needs

The Ideal Person for the Warehouse Operations Manager role:

  • Experience of a fast moving distribution environment
  • IOSH or NEBOSH qualified 
  • Experience of effective cost management and able to work within tight budgetary controls
  • Effective planning and communication skills
  • Experience of working effectively within a team to provide customer service
  • Evidence of effective people management and leadership
  • Ability to think strategically in order to make improvements to the service offering, with a superb track record in Change management