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Ref: JD-HF-04Location: South WestDate: 12/11/2019  send to a friend
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Warehouse Operations Manager

Upto 55k + Excellent Benefits



Strive Supply Chain are a leading management recruitment consultancy, specialising in Supply Chain, Production, Planning, Logistics, Transport & Warehouse Operations, please visit our website at www.strive.co.uk or join us on twitter at twitter.com/strivellp for further vacancies and information.

Our client is a major FMCG distributor in the UK. We are delighted to assist them in their search for a Warehouse Operations Manager at their site in Kent.

Reporting into the General Manager and with Direct Reports across Warehouse Shift Managers and Supervisors, managing a team of 100FTEs within the operation you will be expected to manage the operation and performance of the Warehouse in order to consistently provide service excellence to customers without compromising safety, service, people and costs.

Key Accountabilities as Warehouse Operations Manager:

  • 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 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 our people and generate the right customer service culture for our business.
  • Ensure company assets in the warehouse (stock, cages, pallets etc.) 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
  • IOSHH qualified or equivalent
  • 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 

Apply now for immediate consideration.

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