Warehouse Manager

Posted 14 March 2024
Salary £40000 - £42000 per annum + perks
Job type Permanent
Discipline Engineering & Manufacturing
Contact NameChris Quinn

Job description

Vickerstock are working in partnership with an engineering firm experiencing a huge period of growth on the appointment of an experienced Warehouse/Stores Manager.

This role will suit someone coming from a face paced, manufacturing environment with a strong focus on continuous improvement.

What's in it for you?

  • Starting salary of £40,000 (there may be room for negotiation on this for the right person)
  • The opportunity to progress to more senior positions
  • Medicash scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Flexitime

In your new role:

  • Reporting directly to the Head of Logistics
  • Managing a team of around 30 staff made up of warehouse operatives, logistics coordinators, forklift drivers and warehouse team leaders
  • Manage performance of all members of the team ensuring everyone is prepped and motivated for the day ahead
  • Ensure that labour is planned and utilised effectively to deliver the operational plans & KPI's
  • Ensure all employees are fully trained and compliant with all QA and Health & Safety policies
  • Fully responsible for the safe and accurate receipt of goods, storage and delivery to production lines
  • Plan and manage all activities around maintaining stock accuracy, including rolling stock-takes, annual stock takes and carrying out investigations where there are discrepancies
  • Reporting and delivering all KPI's, ensuring all levels of staff in the stores know what is expected of them
  • Frequently liaise with the scheduling team keeping them up to date on any material shortages
  • Responsible for fork trucks/handling equipment and any vans under the control of the stores team, ensuring they are safe, well-maintained, and fit for purpose

What you will need to succeed:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience managing a busy warehouse/stores preferably within a fast paced, manufacturing environment

For a confidential conversation on how Vickerstock can support you with your next move, get in touch with Chris our Supply Chain specialist today.