Warehouse Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
East Midlands
£24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Encore Personnel
Job Ref:

Warehouse Manager – NN5


SHIFTS: Monday to Friday 3.00pm – 12.00am or 5.00am – 2.00pm

Salary: �24k - �26k

The Warehouse Manager is responsible for the Warehouse and the Distribution function.The two key responsibilities of this position are to ensure:

* that stocks are maintained in a readiness for efficient and complete order fulfilment. Stock should be presented in a clean, un-damaged condition for our Picking teams.
* that the despatch of goods and their corresponding paperwork are completed and presented in efficient and accurate manner.

In this hands-on role, the Warehouse Manager is to oversee the efficient receipt, storage and dispatch of all goods. To brief and co-ordinate to ensure that all goods inwards and goods outwards are received and despatched in efficient and accurate manner on daily basis.

The Warehouse Manager is expected to lead a team, including dealing with day to day staff matters, safety and welfare, training and development of other shift team members along with involvement in continuous improvement initiatives.

Job Responsibilities

* Design and implement Warehouse policies by establishing standards, systems and procedures, measuring results against standards and adjustments where necessary.
* Ensure all vehicles to be controlled by the site are loaded and unloaded appropriately and safely.
* Analyse and monitor internal processes, making adjustment when and where necessary
* Ensure an effective flow of information between the Warehouse Teams and Production and the CSR Team
* Provide periodic reports and present to senior management

* Manage department staff relations and motivate, organise and encourage teamwork within departments to ensure productivity targets are met or exceeded

* Promote staff development and training, and keeping a record
* Manage and monitor performance, counsel and discipline staff where required
* Maintain adequate levels of cover for absences and workloads in peak times
* Recruit new team members, including agency staff and once hired oversee their induction to ensure they receive the relevant training
* Monitor adherence to company policies and procedures, including health & safety; taking corrective action where required.
* Oversee the planned maintenance of vehicles, machinery and equipment.
* Monitor and record staff absences, timekeeping or other relevant staff issues.
* Operate and promote a safe working environment ensuring adherence to health and safety procedures and highlighting safety concerns and issues to management as they arise.
* Use space and mechanical handling equipment efficiently, making sure quality, budgetary targets and environmental objectives are met.
* Accurate presentation of all delivery paperwork (POD’s)
* Review information flow on OOS’s to both Customers and Sales Office
* Administer returns goods and supervise disposal in cooperation with Q.C.
* Ensure the correct recording of all stock movement, and ensure compliance with Company Policy on the Inputting of all movements on Hansa.
* Schedule and coordinate a programme of regular stock counts as required.
* Manage the investigation of all stock queries in any warehouse location, including NHFG, 87FG, NHPN and off site locations.
* Review the inspection and processing of all customer returns.
* Coordinate and prepare the return/claim of faulty bought in items.
* Investigate and report all incidents e.g. accidents, poor performance.
* Support and engage with the quality and ISO departments to ensure the companies standards are met and exceeded. (N.B Specific focus given to Goods Inwards).
* Work to and in line with the warehouse control systems and ensuring that good warehouse practices are maintained at all times.
* Train new team members and coach existing team members where required.

Encore Personnel are an Equal Opportunities Employer. Specialist Recruiters in the Technical/engineering, Industrial, Driving, Energy and senior appointment sectors. Supplying nationally. Encore offer a "refer a friend" reward scheme where you could receive a gift of up to �500.

Contact Details:
Encore Personnel
Tel: 01604 824170
Contact: Jamie Lawrence (Northampton)

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