Warehouse Operations Manager

Posted 14 February by Michael Page Logistics
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Warehouse Operations Manager - Leading Food / FMCG Business - Leicester.

Client Details

A very well-recognised UK business have exclusively partnered with Michael Page Logistics in their search for a Warehouse Operations Manager to head up their new DC, in Leicester. Due to continued company growth this is a newly shaped role to help take their business, operation and its people to the next level.


The Warehouse Operations Manager role will require the individual to:

  • Report to the Operations Director (or similar).
  • Manage a team of 20+ operatives through 2 direct reports across various shifts.
  • Be responsible for inbound, pick and outbound operations.
  • Be responsible for the entire stock flow within the operation.
  • Have full control of the operating budget for headcount.
  • Be responsible for the inventory management through your teams.
  • Full site H&S control.
  • Accountable for people development within the operation.
  • Be commutable to Leicester.

This person may have worked within a; Warehouse Manager, Warehouse Operations Manager, Logistics Manager, Depot Manager, Site Manager, Distribution Manager, General Manager or Head of Logistics role previously.


The successful candidate for the Warehouse Operations Manager role will have the following skills and experiences:

  • A Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background.
  • A minimum of 3+ years Logistics management experience.
  • Have managed in excess of 30+ staff previously.
  • Experience within an FMCG / Food / 3PL environment - Advantageous.
  • IOSH and NEBOSH qualifications - Advantageous.
  • Have experience of LEAN methodologies.
  • Experience on managing budgets up to £250,000 per year.
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be results driven.
  • Be commutable to Leicester.

Job Offer

This role offers:

  • Salary - £50,000 to £60,000 - DOE.
  • Holidays - 25 + 8 Holidays.
  • Company pension Scheme.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Plus additional company benefits.

Reference: 39965096

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