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Warehouse Manager

Posted 4 February by Kuehne + Nagel Ended

Warehouse Manager
Location: Coventry
Reference Number: req32676

Job description

We are the contract logistics partner of choice for logistics outsourcing and the management of complex supply chains. From point of origin to consumption, our dedicated staff design solutions that turn logistics operations from a challenge into a substantial competitive advantage.

Division/Business Unit Information

KN Drinks Logistics is a specialist drinks only service provision. With a client portfolio of internationally recognised brands, it is our mission to create profitable growth by becoming the partner of choice to the Drinks Industry.
Our commitment to building operational excellence through continuous improvement and developing our talented people is key to helping us deliver as promised.

  • Responsible for all warehouse and stock activity
  • Check & monitor operational status daily and assume accountability
  • Ensure the warehouse teams adhere to stock processes to minimise stock Loss
  • Deploy the right amount of resource in-line with operational needs in line with budget
  • Track volumes v/s expenditure to ensure productivity KPI's are meet
  • Track and progress any live initiatives/projects under the KNPS CI methodology
  • Provide the necessary leadership and coaching to direct reports and key relationships
  • Conduct and manage regular Team Meetings and 1-2-1 sessions
  • Make sure IR issues are managed in line with the National Operating Agreement and other associated agreements
  • Ensure the operation is safe and legally compliant at all times
  • Continually review all aspects of the operation, methods and process to keep in line with continuous improvement
  • Have regular input, interface and relationship building with key customers in-line with account management teams

Your skills and experience

  • Extensive management experience of operating within a Warehouse FMCG environment
  • Experience in managing employee relations and customer/trading relations
  • Exposure to operating within a commercial environment sufficient to develop effective customer
    service and commercial understanding
  • People management and line management experience
  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety and Legal complianceAbility to present and communicate effectively
  • Excellent management, written and verbal communication and influencing skills
  • Strong financial acumen and commercial awareness
  • Experience in stock management


About Kuehne + Nagel

Learn more >> With over 74,000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based integrated logistics solutions. Further information can be found at

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