Warehouse Manager

  • Job Reference: AJ/WM
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2024
  • Recruiter: KHR - Recruitment Specialists
  • Location: Aylesford, Kent
  • Salary: £32,000 to £37,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our client is a leading European manufacturer of products used in the house building sector.

Due to ongoing success, they are currently seeking an experienced Warehouse Manager to join their team on a full-time, permanent basis.

Responsibilities will include:

Co-ordinate the efficient picking and packing of customer orders (picking, final finish, packaging, checking, loading and administration)
Manage 'goods in' (unloading, checking, storing and administration) from suppliers
Ensure Forklifts, Counterbalance and Pallet Pedestrian Truck are operated under the correct and safe working guidelines for all.
Storing and rotating stock according to company procedures, but in the most efficient process to alleviate any write-off of stock.
Keeping the warehouse environment clean and tidy and maintaining equipment
Responsible for the overall productivity within the goods in and goods out department, maximizing space and supporting the growth of the business.
Support operational change and continuous improvement by providing continual enhancements to aid efficiency.
Maintain and improve team and personal KPI performance levels to maximize the efficiency of the operation and environment.
Recognize training needs and provide solutions to/for the team, implementing and maintaining accordingly.
Manage Warehouse weekly rota, ensuring that the mandatory breaks are implemented accordingly to comply with working time regulations and support the welfare of the team.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Be IT literate (Excel, Word, Outlook)
Have great interpersonal skills - the ability to work well in a team and be a good team player/leader of people.
Experienced with a good understanding of warehouse activities in a fast-paced environment.
Working collaboratively with other departments ensuring all orders are completed to a high standard.
Good timekeeper and able to work under pressure, quickly, accurately, and safely meeting deadlines.
Flexible and enthusiastic approach to work, willing to go the 'extra mile' for the company and their team.
Excellent accuracy and attention to detail, minimizing mistakes or resolving to alleviate becoming a problem.
Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
The ability to prioritize workload, delegating responsibilities fairly whilst remaining hands-on and leading from the front.
Valid Forklift and Pump Truck Licence.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business that can offer ongoing career development and progression coupled with a competitive salary and benefits package including an annual bonus, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and a competitive pension scheme. Hours for this role are Monday to Thursday 8.30am-5pm and Friday 8.30am-2.30pm.

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