Warehouse Manager - Swindon

Warehouse
Ref: 39 Date Posted: Thursday 07 Dec 2017
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Warehouse Manager

Temporary - Initially a 3 month contract with a possible extension

Our client is a family owned business and have been established for over 40 years. The main business of the company is the import and distribution of photo and video accessories to trade customers, and are looking for a temporary Warehouse Manager to join her team

Warehouse Manager Background

  • The ideal candidate should have rounded warehouse management experience in a small to medium size company.
  • Experience required in the following areas: able to manage a small group of people effectively, good organisational ability & communication skills, must be a ‘hands on’ manager as they will need to get involved with dispatch of goods (picking & packing) during busy periods, good IT skills, general knowledge of warehouse health and safety, forklift license (REACH) preferable

Warehouse Manager Main Duties

  • Responsible for ensuring a fast, smooth, accurate and efficient working of the warehouse on a cost effective basis
  • Allocating orders on to Warehouse Operative scanners, and ensuring they have sufficient work to do at all times
  • Assisting with dispatch of orders during busy periods
  • Liaison between warehouse and sales office to ensure orders are processed efficiently and goods are shipped accurately and on time
  • Overall supervision of warehouse operation - ensuring all areas of the operation from Goods In through to Dispatch operate efficiently, and that the service standards are achieved on a daily basis
  • Responsibility for stock management, stock accuracy and any issues that may arise in this area
  • Should have good working knowledge of stock control software
  • Organising stock being sent to + brought back from outside storage. Controlling outside storage levels to minimise operational costs
  • Overseeing quality control, repairs and returns. Ensuring that QC procedures are adhered to throughout the operation
  • Day to day responsibility for ensuring that the Health & Safety policy is adhered to in the warehouse, and raising any areas of non-compliance to the directors
  • Responsibility for building security – ensuring the security of the warehouse, including start & end of day checks and maintaining a safe working environment at all time

Warehouse Manager Other Details

  • This is a temporary position, based at our Swindon Head Office
  • Normal Working Hours: 8.00am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday (40hrs, with half hour for lunch).
  • £11 - £14 per hour (depending on experience)