Warehouse Operations Manager

Encore Personnel
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Operations Manager to join a successful FMCG manufacturing and distribution business in the heart of Birmingham. Excellent salary and company benefits available for the successful candidate

The Role

  • Manage day to day warehouse operations safely, accurately and within appropriate productivity and cost levels
  • Support site management in continuously improving the operation.
  • Creation and maintenance of Skills Matrices for all functions. Implement the disciplines and training where required
  • Receive all stock in line with daily reservations list ensuring accuracy and put away with immediate notification to stock control of any discrepancies at point of arrival
  • Drive effective use of storage and pick locations working in line with the WMS and ensuring stocks are correct
  • Ensure orders are picked on time in full error free
  • Instil a culture of Health & Safety awareness and adherence to related Risk Assessments and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Reporting KPI data highlighting successes and failures within the operation
  • Daily briefings & displayed communication of results/performance
  • Motivate and lead the team

The Candidate

  • 3-5 years' experience in an FMCG supply chain environment is essential
  • Proven people management and development experience
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills across short, medium and long term horizons
  • The ability to think strategically and to develop and deliver logical and well considered plans
  • A proven record of delivering change
  • A proven record of delivering cost savings
  • Ability to drive continuous improvement
  • Experience in H&S Management
  • SAP Warehouse Management knowledge
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.

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