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Warehouse Site Manager
Rocester (commutable from Nottingham, Derby, Stoke, Stafford, Burton)
The Warehouse Site Manager is a senior role within the overall operations management team. We are looking for a professional Manager to plan, direct and coordinate all warehousing, logistics and distribution activities from our main Warehousing and Distribution facility and remote operations. You will be a strong individual responsible for improving performance, productivity, efficiency and profitability through the implementation of effective methods, lean principles and strategies. You will manage a team of shift supervisors and other direct reports
o The role of Site Manager will report into the General Manager Worldwide Operations and is seen as an important role and sits as a member of the senior Operations management team.
o The role will be responsible for Health and Safety within the Operation as well as that of Quality & Environment, The position will be fully responsible for the warehouse operations and transport logistics along with Site Facilities and Security.
o The position will be fully responsible for the operational running and budgeted costs of the main distribution warehouse, remote operations and logistics.
o The warehouse is 420,000 sq. ft. internally with 130 people over 3 shifts.
o The Management/Organisation/Development and Objectives of the Warehouse Operations function.
o The function manages the daily planning and execution as well as developing and implementing strategic operational and logistical growth plans geared towards operational excellence.
o Leads and designs lean production and transformation goals and strategies for improving the operations and processes within the organization. Manages all activities for continuous improvement and performance enhancement.
o As a change agent, look to improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of management reporting, information flow, business process and organisational planning.
o Will head up a team of warehouse shift supervisors and seek to drive initiatives within the management team and organisation that contribute to operational improvements in quality efficiency and customer service.
o The management and recording of the induction, training, competence and development of warehouse staff to meet business needs and to carry out an annual staff appraisals.
o You will be the named Responsible Person for Air Cargo Security at the World Parts Centre under the Known Consignor Scheme and be CRB checked.
o Ensure key training skills for people are identified with clear development plans to fulfil individual and team needs.
o Preferably educated to Degree level within business or operations management.
o Previous career history in the management of a large warehouse operation, Health and Safety, Quality, Lean principles and driving change is essential.
o Demonstrated leadership and vision in managing people and major projects or initiatives to deliver change within the organisation to meet the needs and growth of the business
o Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style.
o Qualified to level 8 under the Known Consignor Scheme for Air Cargo is preferred.
o A knowledge and proven record of implementing continuous improvement changes. Any associated qualifications of lean thinking, would be seen as advantageous.
If you are interested in the "Warehouse Site Manager" position, please contact
Matthew Whyley 02392 228236
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