0118 907 3199
8 days ago
We are looking for Warehouse manager to join our successful team within an Electrical Trade Wholesaler based out of Aylesford, Maidstone.
- Contracted to 40 hours per week
- Monday to Friday
- Shift times : 6am – 3pm OR 9am - 6pm
- No bank holiday working required
- Benefits : Pension scheme, Life assurance, 25 days holiday
- Logistics’/ Warehouse experience essential
You will work closely with the business manager to drive workloads & priorities within tight time scales and take full ownership of implementing operational strategy in line with business objectives
- You will work with key stakeholders and internal supply chain management to support and implement continuous improvement and sustained changes to maximise efficiency and development of processes.
- Plan and execute the day to day operational activities ensuring that Service Log, Transport and administration areas are managed effectively.
- Motivate and develop staff to achieve objectives and comply with Company policies and procedures, addressing any shortfalls in performance.
- Control and monitor costs within area of responsibility e.g. overtime, absence and transport carrier costs.
- Utilise RF and HHT (Hand Held Terminal) capabilities within the system to improve stock placement, accuracy and throughput efficiency.
- Ensure shift KPIs are met, including management of, and weekly/monthly reports are completed in a timely manner.
- To facilitate effective communication, across the shift through regular feedback and ensuring team briefs are conducted which ensure all colleagues are informed of site changes and have up to date business information.
- Ensure Health & Safety and Quality Standards are adhered to and take prompt action if any issues are identified.
- Knowledge of Health & Safety, environmental and/or quality standard within a distribution environment.
- Transport understanding with regards to legal requirements
- Demonstrable experience of running warehouse operations, and managing staff with ability to sustain, motivate and develop.
- Previous experience of inventory control.
- Knowledge of Warehouse Management System (WMS) function (M3 advantageous)
- Awareness and/or skills in lean techniques; practicable improvements to workflow, work processes and efficiencies
- Effective communicator with a good standard of English (spoken + written) and numeracy.
- Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
- Ability to analyse data and deliver a high degree of accuracy
Our client believes that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list. Therefore, they will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work in the UK.