Warehouse Operations Manager - Nights

Location
England, West Midlands, Wolverhampton
Salary
£45,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
06 Sep 2019
Ref
14041668/001
Contact
Anil Pattni
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

My client is a business that have experienced significant growth and have recently won two very large pieces of business.

They are now looking for a Warehouse Operations Manager - Nights in Wolverhampton

Client Details

My client is a business that have experienced significant growth and have recently won two very large pieces of business.

They are a growing business with ambitious plans to develop their depot capacity by 50% over the next year and to open new sites due to a growing client base.

The other key thing to note regarding this role is they have a development plan in place to get the Operations Manager to Director level within 24 months. They take people engagement and career development very seriously.

Description

Warehouse Operations Manager - Nights

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the safe operation of the warehouse on nights, being flexible enough to cover days when required
  • Team engagement; be the first line of contact responding to employee's questions and addressing their concerns on nights
  • Co-ordinate short & long term labour and equipment plans
  • Reviewing staffing levels by function, rotating staff accordingly in line with actual volumes
  • Monitor and manage team performance against KPIs
  • Communication to the warehouse teams on nights
  • Ensure effective communications-up, down and across the business
  • Help to ensure customer service levels are met or exceeded, embrace ongoing process development and change to identify best practice and opportunities
  • Review KPI's and help to ensure service and cost parameters are met
  • Team engagement; be the first line of contact responding to employee's questions and addressing their concerns on nights
  • Ensure best practise is developed and used, constantly seeking improvements to layout, efficiency and stock integrity
  • Develop staff by training, mentoring and personal development plans
  • Works with key stake holders to identify and improve areas of spend, sharing best practice and improving the operation when opportunities present themselves

Profile

Warehouse Operations Manager - Nights

Skills & Competencies:

  • Strong leadership abilities, driving results through a team approach
  • Ability to engage, coach and develop your team
  • Ability to challenge the 'status-quo' of the operation and implement plans to improve
  • Strong communication skills, both internal and external
  • Ability to work various shifts as required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent decision-making abilities and ability to integrate and apply information
  • Ability to adapt in a rapidly changing environment
  • Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) experience
  • Commercially focused and budget ownership
  • Experience within the FMCG shared user environment
  • To be able to lead from the front and command respect from their peers
  • Be based relatively local to Wolverhampton

Job Offer

£40,000 - £50,000 + benefits