Warehouse Manager job in Manchester


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Job Ref: 7116

Job Type: PERM

Location: Manchester

Salary: £35,000

Date Posted: 16-08-2021

Category: Logistics/ Supply Chain

Alexander Hancock

Our client is looking to recruit a Warehouse Manager; crucial to this role is a Manager who is able to not only motivate staff but also deal with any issues that arise whether they be process improvements required in the warehouse or staff issues .

It is essential that the successful candidate has excellent communication skills, is dynamic, as well as being hands on and a team player.

Role and Responsibilities for the position of Warehouse Manager:

  • This is very much a hands on role with experience working in an O Licence environment ideally
  • Looking for someone who is dynamic who will have ideas for improvement of processes and procedures work as part of the senior management team and to be able to implement those improvements. An ideas person but also a ‘do-er’.
  • Running reports to ensure orders are processed and invoiced correctly
  • Stock control
  • Setting objectives for staff
  • Organising, planning and delegating workload
  • Investigating root causes of problems
  • Ensure orders are picked and packed to a high standard
  • Training staff members
  • Act as link between the warehouse, despatch and sales teams
  • Hands on role and will involve picking, packing, material preparation and production facility

Ideal Candidate for the position of Warehouse Manager:

  • A ‘do-er’ as well as an ideas person- able to bring ideas but also to implement them
  • Must be pro-active- embrace the hands on nature of the role- see that the warehouse is busy and orders need to go out and be prepared to get stuck in themselves rather than direct from behind a desk
  • The objective is to get products picked, packed and sent off to meet next day delivery service so comfortable working in a busy and demanding environment
  • A true person manager can be both respected by their team and who the team can turn to for guidance and support
  • An issue resolver as opposed to having a “blame” philosophy, addresses the issues and moves forward with solutions
  • Commercially savvy, with an understanding of the impact of warehouse’s role on bottom line/profit and loss

Excellent Salary plus a bonus

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