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Warehouse Operations Manager

Job Description

About The Company & Role

My client an established and leading manufacturer and e-commerce retailer are looking to recruit an experienced Warehouse Operations Manager to join their rapidly growing manufacturing site in West Yorkshire.

Reporting to the Head of Operations, the Warehouse Operations Manager will be accountable for the leadership and management of the Warehouse team and the safe and efficient operation of the business warehouse and yard activities.

Working with the Warehouse Supervisor and Team Leader you will ensure all warehouse KPI's are being met, whilst driving operational improvements across the environment. With responsibility for the warehouse inventory and supporting departments with floor stock, you will maintain accurate receipt of goods in, inventory and the despatch of all products.

Warehouse Operations Manager - Experience Requirements

  • Previous Warehouse Operations Management experience gained within a fast-paced SME business - Ecommerce and/or B2C would be extremely desirable
  • Previous Team Leadership experience is essential, with the ability to lead and mentor at all levels to ensure operational excellence
  • Previous experience of ERP/MRP systems and software (previous implementation experience would be highly desirable)
  • VNA Licence essential
  • Previous experience of driving change and continuous improvement to drive operational excellence and efficiency

Warehouse Operations Manager - Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for, supervising and maintaining warehouse disciplines, driving a culture of Health and Safety best practice including hygiene and security
  • Participation in H&S walk rounds and audits and recording and correcting of near misses, hazards, and observations in accordance with the organisations procedures and policies
  • Safely service internal departments with the timely, accurate, and efficient movement of materials and finished good stock, as required
  • Management of goods in & goods out
  • Ensure all waste is removed from production and warehouse areas in a timely manner and waste is emptied into the correct waste stream bins and collected efficiently and cost effectively
  • Develop, maintain, monitor, and report warehouse KPI's
  • Assist the Head of Operations in the creation and roll out of procedural changes by championing innovative ideas and encouraging participation of direct reports and key stakeholders
  • Lead and manage the organisations stock take process
  • Produce regular stock reports to provide accurate and timely MI to Senior Management
  • Ensure stock is safely and correctly located with first in, first out stock rotation in place and adhered to
  • Management of essential warehouse materials, including pallets, wrapping materials and machinery supplies
  • Creation and development of KPI's for the inventory management, Goods-in and Dispatch functions ensuring performance levels and costs are in-line with the organisation's goals
  • Employee engagement and Leadership