Warehouse Manager

Recruiter
New Appointments Group Executive & Technical
Location
Dartford
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
13 May 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A Warehouse Manager is required to join an employer of choice in North Kent (close to the Dartford Crossing).

Reporting into the Operations Director the incoming candidate will be required to undertake full management of a busy warehousing function.

Key responsibilities will include:

* Manage effectively the day-to-day operation of the warehouse and team, guaranteeing the proper interfaces and support across operations.

* Manage, motivate, train and continually develop the warehouse team. Support the development of the team and the team leaders via ongoing coaching, mentoring, development plans, KPIs and all relevant Human Resources tools as appropriate.

* Manage the maintenance of all warehouse equipment, forklifts, etc, ensuring they remain safe, fit for use and legal all the times.

* Ensure the warehouse is compliant with current Health and Safety regulations and that the warehouse team is trained appropriately.

* Manage the returns to the warehouse and ensure items are dealt with promptly and returned to stock.

* To guarantee accurate picking of all required products, replenishment of pick face and the put away of product from manufacturing areas, loading and checking and associated recording of the correct information.

The successful candidate will be an experienced Warehouse Manager; an adept communicator with proven leadership skills and qualities. Ideally possessing lean/process qualifications – the post holder will be accountable for implementing continuous improvement/operational excellence programs.

Working knowledge of SAP would be highly advantageous, but not essential. Candidates will need to be Degree educated in order to be considered.

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