Warehouse Planning Manager
"To facilitate, plan and implement warehouse re-designs and workflow and inventory management in accordance with Business Objectives and customer requirements.
To supervise/manage the work of circa 6 people, providing guidance, support, effective communication, leadership, motivation, training and development. "
Ensure process compliance, whilst promoting warehouse layout innovation and improvement/s.
Focus on improving workflow in the warehouse in accordance with operational requirements
Document processes, regularly reviewing and updating.
Ensure all policies and procedures are cascaded and adhered to.
Liaise with operational teams, to determine continuous improvement initiatives/projects.
Support the generation of solution deigns meeting the our operational teams and customer needs.
Manage the definition and completion of targets in a timely manner.
To provide regular reports on project process to manager/s.
Review project and Collate and analyse data for decision making.
Supervise teams daily workload, assessing performance.
People management; PDPs, RTWs, PIPs, absence management, disciplinarians etc.
Needs to be resilient and confident when faced with difficult decisions or under pressure.
Attention to detail must be of a high standard.
Educated to university degree level or equivalent professional
Experience of designing warehouse work flow and driving CI initiatives
Strong interpersonal skills
Logical approach to problem solving
Excellent analytical skills
Experience of working in logistics within a continuous improvement role
Computer literate - intermediate on excel - must be able to confidently produce pivot tables and V look ups
Competence in AutoCAD design desirable
Experience of JIT Manufacturing requirements
Experience of leading a team/managing people within a logistics environment is crucial
A salary between GBP30,000 and GBP35,000 dependant on experience