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Night Warehouse Manager

Posted 5 February by Walkers Transport Ltd Ended

Date: February 2018

Position: Night Warehouse Manager

Report to: Operations Support Manager

Location: Manchester (Rochdale)


  • Ensure vehicles are unloaded and reloaded within set time constraints.
  • Continuously and consistently assess department performance and look for opportunities to improve operational efficiencies.
  • Contribute to the annual budgeting process by advising on fleet and resource requirements.
  • Manage and develop the Warehouse team.


  • Ensure full compliance with health and safety laws and regulations by maintaining Health and Safety standards and training programmes according to Walkers policies and statutory requirements.
  • Ensure correct deployment of resources (Equipment and Workforce) to deliver outstanding customer service.
  • Monitor KPI reporting and take early action to rectify the causes of under-achievement.
  • Ensure company equipment is kept in good condition and is serviceable always in line with KPI’s.
  • Ensure the whereabouts of all company assets is known at all times.
  • Effectively resolve any transport issues arising from, drivers or third parties to a satisfactory outcome.
  • Ensure vehicles are fully road compliant and all defects are dealt with in the correct manner.
  • Drive continuous improvement within Warehouse processes and procedures.


  • Ability to manage operations within budgetary constraints.
  • Full understanding of other departments responsibilities and roles.


  • Effectively manage a team of operatives within the Warehouse - championing best practices and building a strong warehouse unit.
  • Ensure self and colleagues live by the Walkers 'Can do’ philosophy and values.
  • Provide visible and accessible day to day leadership and guidance for all employees.
  • Promote clear channels of communication with management and employees.
  • Maintain a collaborative and effective working relationship with other departments by ensuring a 'Can Do’ approach to problem solving and teamwork.

Personal specifications

  • Previous experience within Warehouse management and performing to strict deadlines.
  • Proven track record within continuous improvement and implementing effective change.
  • Demonstrates leadership that guides and inspires.
  • Results orientated with a sense of urgency and a passion for winning.
  • Strong coaching and people management skills with a focus on employee development.
  • Clear, consistent and reliable communicator.
  • Team player and highly effective collaborator, puts the wellbeing of the entire business before personal success.
  • Committed to total customer satisfaction.
  • Conscientious about integrity, credibility, social responsibility and respect.
  • Acts with courage and demonstrates strong change leadership skills with the ability to make things happen.
  • Takes the tough decisions without procrastination.
  • Innovative and creative problem-solving capabilities.
  • Positive Can Do attitude.

Education and Experience

  • In depth general experience gained within a complex, fast paced Warehouse/Logistics environment.
  • GCSE or O’Level (Including English and Math’s).
  • Computer literate, proficiency in MS office, especially Excel.


Reference: 34398811

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