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Warehouse Shift Manager

Job Title: Warehouse Shift Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East Midlands
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91323
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 10, 2013 18:08

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Warehouse Shift Manager (Inbound & Outbound) to join this FMCG business' Supply Chain team at its Distribution Centre in the East Midlands. You will be responsible for managing two supervisors and their teams on shifts. Strong leadership and motivational skills are a must to succeed to meet the weekly customer orders, KPIs and budgets. If you are a real team leader who thrives on the challenge of achieving personal and group results as well as continuously looking to improve processes this will be right up your street! The role is to manage the team who are responsible for checking and receipting Inbound stock, carrying out all internal stock replenishment movements, assembling and preparing for central warehouse customer orders and dispatching all orders including parcel traffic. Key Responsibilities: * Environmental, Health and Safety policies and procedures * Ensuring your team has all necessary MHE and procedural training * Planning resources according to budgeted volumes on a short and long term basis * Driving productivity and accuracy improvement within the goods receipt, internal replenishment and dispatch processes * Ensuring customer weekly order schedule is adhered to and in a cost efficient manner * Ensuring adherence to all agreed parcel couriers and hauliers * Completing performance reviews and build individual development plans for their team Experience required: * Track record of high level involvement in Health and Safety, including experience of risk assessment * An IOSH qualification would be beneficial, but is not essential * Strong people management skills to deal with staff and customer alike * An experienced user of Excel, Word and Outlook asd well as experience of using SAP is essential * A proactive approach to continuous improvements, always striving to drive efficiencies within the department * A strong knowledge\experience of warehouse operations; * Flexible and willing to adjust to the business needs where required. In return this company offers an excellent salary and benefits package and if you crave progression this is an ideal company and role for you!