Warehouse/Logistics Manager

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Warehouse/Logistics Manager

To oversee the movement, distribution and storage of materials, control the flow of incoming materials and outgoing finished products to ensure customers receive products on time. To manage the warehouse, inventory control, material handling, transportation and logistics team.

Job Description

Warehouse Manager
Reports To: Head of Operations
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Location - Newbury


Main duties & responsibilities:
" Strategically manage warehouse in compliance with company's policies and vision
" Oversee receiving, warehousing, distribution and maintenance operations
" Setup layout and ensure efficient space utilization
" Initiate, coordinate and enforce optimal operational policies and procedures
" Adhere to all warehousing, handling and shipping legislation requirements
" Maintain standards of health and safety, hygiene and security
" Manage stock control and reconcile with data storage system
" Prepare annual budget
" Liaise with clients, suppliers and transport companies
" Plan work rotas, assign tasks appropriately and appraise results
" Recruit, select, orient, coach and motivate employees
" Produce reports and statistics regularly (IN/OUT status report, dead stock report etc)
" Receive feedback and monitor the quality of services provided
" Lead, direct, train and manage the performance of the logistics team

Supervisory responsibilities:

" Import/Export Co-ordinator
" Shipping Administrators x 2
" Goods Inwards Supervisor
" Material Handlers x 4

Any other relevant, reasonable ad hoc duties that may be requested

Person Specification

" Proven work experience as a warehouse manager
" Expertise in warehouse management procedures and best practices
" Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives
" Strong knowledge of warehousing Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)
" Hands on experience with warehouse management software and databases
" Leadership skills and ability to management staff
" Strong decision making and problem solving skills
" Excellent communication skills
" BSc degree in logistics, supply chain management or business administration

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Gemma Langley

Gemma Langley profile

I head the Manufacturing &Technologies division and we focus on products that have been designed and manufactured across a breadth of engineering industries. The division covers a range of markets including CEM’s, electronics, automotive, aerospace, rail, avionics, defence, manufacturing, medical, pharmaceutical, semiconductor and machinery & automation.