Warehouse Manager

D-Zine Furnishing Solutions
25000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP30000/annum
12 Mar 2018
22 Mar 2018
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D-Zine Furniture Solutions have an exciting opportunity for a Warehouse Manager to join their growing team based in Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire.

Job Title: Warehouse Manager

Location: Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire

Salary: GBP25,000 - GBP30,000 per annum + benefits

Job Type: Full time plus overtime

Hours: variable Monday - Sunday

Any application without a cover letter will not be considered.

Warehouse Manager - Key Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, you will:

- Be accountable for all warehouse, storage related activities in both our large stock holding warehouse and our manufacturing and assembly unit

- Implement a structured working day for warehouse staff

- Motivate, organise and encourage teamwork and ensure that productivity targets are met or exceeded

- Ensure all order picks and transferred are processed accurately and in a timely manner

- Ensure all goods received are checked, signed for and the relevant paperwork filed as per operational procedures. Any shortages/issues are to be reported immediately

- Oversee, monitor and strive for continuous improvement across the overall warehouse operation

- Ensure staff levels cover peaks in the business

- Ensure stock levels are maintained and rotated correctly and accurately logged

- Be involved in employee management including disciplinaries, grievances, accident investigations and return to work processes; plan work rotas, assign tasks and appraise results

- Proactively drive the development and training of the warehouse team

- Positively contribute to innovation, implementing new ideas and new processes, and planning future capacity requirements

- Review and process all job applications within the Warehouse, including interviewing candidates

- Ensure Health, Safety and Environmental is effectively managed - including employee well-being

- Order all packaging, tools and equipment associated with the daily running of the Warehouse

- Provide induction training for all new individuals within the Warehouse

- Be flexible with regards to work requirements and commitments (late evenings, early mornings and weekends as required)

Warehouse Manager - Experience:

- This is a hands-on management role, so you will need practical skills as well as management experience in various areas:

- Experience of managing a team within a small or medium-sized warehouse

- Proven work experience as a warehouse manager, ensuring deadlines and delivery times are met

- Exceeding customer expectations with deliveries

- IT and warehouse management systems

- Quality Control

- Stock Management

- Storage and Distribution

- Fire Safety procedures

- Knowledge of health and safety standards and compliance

- ISO Certification familiarity

- Responsibility for the whole warehouse process, including budgets, proactive cost-saving initiatives and maintenance of targets

- Experience of working towards KPIs including budgets, controlling inventories, analysing and investigating issues and solving them, computer use and data analysis

Warehouse Manager - Skills:

- Good organisation skills are required as Warehouse Management centres on the organisation of people, stock and budgets.

- Display a calm and professional manner always

- Proven problem solving and coaching skills

- Able to motivate teams to achieve and exceed KPI's

- Able to make considered decisions quickly and possess the confidence to follow them up. A "can do" attitude with the associated desire to take ownership of tasks pro-actively and positively

- Proactive in finding ways to simplify processes and procedures

- Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives

- Strong management skills

- Computer literate/ability to adapt to and learn in-house systems quickly

- Able to prioritise and multi-task

- Possess a customer service oriented mentality

To submit your CV for this exciting Warehouse Manager opportunity, please click 'Apply' now