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Warehouse Operations Manager

Our client is a well-established international retailer chain that operates over 11,000 stores across Europe and the United States.

Our clients huge distribution centres stock every product they sell in all of their stores. Operating 24 hours a day, receiving and managing products from across many different warehouse sections, including fruit and veg, meat and poultry, alcohol and frozen goods.

We are now looking for a Warehouse Operation Manager to work alongside the logistics leadership team, you'll lead the large warehouse operations team in all aspects of operations, KPIs and compliance, playing a pivotal role in fostering a culture of leadership and accountability throughout your Regional Distribution Centres warehouse operations.

It's full-on, fast-paced amazing opportunity for a dynamic Warehouse Manager to take your career to the next level.

Manage colleagues in accordance with the company principles and the leadership model
Ensure compliance
Review KPIs and department planning
Fresh warehouse cost control and analysis
Health and Safety reporting both personnel and equipment related
Capacity planning and acts as a lead contact for external warehouse operations
Inventory control ownership
Order picking, stock intakes and floor area management responsibility
Strategic planning and control of resources, personnel, and costs
Personnel responsibilities - for example recruitment, employment contracts and grievances
Agree goals and delegation of responsibilities to colleagues, including giving them the required scope and freedom to complete their tasks
Identify colleague potential using standardised tools for developing actions to drive performance

Experience and skills required
Senior Warehouse Management
Have Managed and led a large warehouse team of 300 plus
The ability to lead by example despite unexpected challenges
Possess a detailed and thorough knowledge of warehouse operations
Experience with implementation of a variety of HR and Recruitment policies and understands best practice
Experience working with a large, dynamic team
The ability to identify and nurture talent and support others to do the same
To demonstrate an ability to plan for the short, medium and long-term
The ability to initiate stakeholder discussions and build lasting relationships both internally and externally
Proven experience of promoting a positive and motivational working environment and effective, efficient team
A willingness to travel, sometimes overseas the first 12-15 months may involve RDC training across the UK and Europe

Salary and Benefits
£58,000 up to £80,000 per annum
Company Car
35 days' holiday
Private medical insurance
Store Discounts on Company products and on a range of holidays, days out, cinema tickets and plenty more.
Quality training and opportunities to grow and develop your career.


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- South, Bedfordshire
Benefits:£58,000-80,000 salary; company car; 35 days holiday; pension; private medical insurance; store discounts; training and opportunities
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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