Focus Management

Warehouse Logistics Manager, Hampshire

£35000 - £40000 per annum
15 Nov 2016
07 Dec 2016
Nicole Moloney
Contract Type
Full Time

Fantastic opportunity for a proven Warehouse and Logistics Manager to join a growing food manufacturing business based in Hampshire.

My client is a successful food manufacturing business supplying the major retailers. This business is looking to recruit a Warehouse and Logistics Manager at its site in Hampshire.

Reporting into the Supply Chain Manager you will be responsible for overseeing the efficient receipt, storage, value-adding servicing and despatch of a variety of products. Ultimately you should be able to ensure productivity targets are achieved and that all warehouse processes are running smoothly and efficiently.

You will manage a team of four Team Leaders, 15 permanent / agency Warehouse Operatives, one Inventory Controller and one Driver.

Day to day activities will include:

  • Strategically managing the warehouse in compliance with the businesses policies and vision
  • Planning, co-ordinating and monitoring the receiving, storage, order assembly and distribution operations
  • Ensuring the setup, layout and space utilisation is efficient
  • Initiate, co-ordinate and enforce optimal operational policies and procedures
  • Adhere to all warehousing, handling and shipping legislation and traceability requirements
  • Maintaining standards of Health & Safety, Hygiene and Security
  • Managing stock control and reconciliation with data storage system, AX Dynamics, making sure inventories are accurate
  • Preparing the annual budget
  • Liaising with customers, suppliers and transport companies
  • Planning the work rotas, assign tasks appropriately and appraise results
  • Organising the recruitment, on-boarding and training of associates, as well as coaching and monitoring associate performance and progress
  • Motivating, organising and encouraging teamwork within the workforce to ensure productivity targets are met and exceeded
  • Produce an effective and meaningful set of KPIs to report to the team and business to drive continuous improvement

To apply you must have:

  • Strong leadership and people management skills; including the ability to lead and motivate others, delegate work and explain ideas
  • A food industry background with a good understanding of goods in and goods out
  • An understanding of audit requirements (BRC, PIU etc)
  • Knowledge of the legal requirements of operating a warehouse
  • Knowledge of UK driving regulations and the Working Time Directive - 7.5t vehicles
  • Be proactive and have the ability to use your own initiative and work under pressure
  • Be analytical with the ability to work on a tactical and strategic level

Send your CV in today to avoid missing out on this great Warehouse & Logistics Manager position!

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