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Warehouse Operations Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFMCG - Non Food, Logistics Services, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Transport & Distribution
Salary£40,000 to £42,000 per annum
LocationsBuckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs, Operations, Warehousing Jobs
Date Posted16 April 2018

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Our client, a market-leading manufacturer and distributor based in Oxfordshire, are recruiting for an experienced Warehouse Operations Manager to join their growing team. With exciting growth forecast for the coming year the Warehouse Operations Manager will be responsible for managing and overseeing the busy operation whilst improving and streamlining in-house processes.

Client Details

Leading manufacturer and distributor based in Oxfordshire.


Key Responsibilities
  • Management of staff and day-to-day operations of busy 60,000 sq ft warehouse operation (goods-in, storage, dispatch, stock control and transport)
  • Evaluation of existing processes and where necessary, implement new processes in order to stream-line operations in preparation for increased turnover this year.
  • Progressively aid the application of our Lean and 6s program which will lead on later to ISO accreditation.
  • Project management of site relocation (short term goal)
  • Ensuring deadlines and KPI’s are met as set by senior management
  • Regular review of policies and procedures
  • Ensuring facilities and practices are kept up to standards and comply with Health & Safety legislation.
  • Regular review of all warehouse related costs.
  • Management and upkeep of stock control system, including stock takes, stock rotation and locations.
    responsible for recruitment and for maintaining standards of conduct and performance within the warehouse team
  • Responsible for the security of the premises including stock and the tools within it

  • Extensive experience of warehouse operations management
  • Process implementation - demonstrable experience of creating and implementing processes and best practice in a fast-moving warehouse operation
  • Experience of Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen (advantageous)
  • Leadership & People Management - experience managing operations of 50+ persons.
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise issues effectively.
  • Strong communicator comfortable operating at all levels.
  • Full UK driving license.
  • Experience of HR processes - training, recruitment, disciplinaries etc.
  • IT literate - must be able to work fast and accurately on Microsoft office programs

Needs proven ability to have a vision of what the warehouse should be and from this create a time-bound plan and be able to present this in a professional manner that the business can believe in.

Job Offer

This role represents an exciting challenge for a talented logistics professional to use their expertise and experience to put their stamp on a growing warehouse operation. If you have a vision of how a first-class, efficient site should be run and the ability to create and implement the necessary processes, please get in touch.

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