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Warehouse Operations Manager

Posted 6 February by Elevation Recruitment Group Easy Apply Ended
I am exclusively working with a growing manufacturing organisation in the search for a highly professional Warehouse Operations Manager based at their site in South Yorkshire. My client has been highly successful in supplying a broad range of products into major retailers for over 30 years, with an international presence.

Following a comprehensive evaluation of the business structure, systems and objectives they are now seeking to appoint a Warehouse Operations Manager. The role will oversee the overall operation including picking/packing, receipt and dispatch of goods, inventory, production and health & safety.

The successful incumbent will directly manage a team of supervisors, ensuring direction, development and processes are in place. Therefore, it is critical that applicants demonstrate excellent leadership experience, strong influential skills, and the ability to increase performance levels through process development.

The successful candidate will have the scope to make both strategic and tactical decisions and the opportunity to develop positive changes across the business. You will be required to develop long term strategies to ensure best-practice is followed, analysing KPI performance to identify areas of improvement.

Some of the key duties and responsibilities associate with the role include:

Ensuring Health and Safety Legislation is adhered to and leading by example in respect of the business' strong, positive health and safety culture
Ensuring Key Performance targets are reached in all areas of operations
Managing overall Warehouse performance and budgets through strategic planning
Implementing and driving positive change, succession plans and best-practice to achieve maximum efficiencies
Ensure sales orders are processed and dispatched within agreed lead times
Responsible for inventory management and ensuring the accuracy of stock takes in the warehouse
Liaising with 3rd party logistic suppliers, working collaboratively to achieve best service

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain would be keen to speak with candidates with the following skills and experiences:

Minimum five years' experience within Distribution /Warehouse Management
Previous experience of managing large teams and performance
Ability to communicate well across all levels
Highly analytical and methodical in approach
A good knowledge of best-practice and leading continuous improvement projects
Strong knowledge of WMS and previous experience in optimising systems

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment Group focusing on engineering, operational and technical positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.

Required skills

  • Distribution
  • Operations
  • Warehouse

Reference: 34411361

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