Warehouse Manager

Warehouse Manager



£40,000 – £45,000 per year

Our client, a manufacturer of sustainable packaging materials based in Wednesbury requires a Warehouse Manager to join their team on a permanent basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day responsibility for managing warehouse output, workplace standards and costs
  • Ensuring SOPs are in place, are embedded and that non-conformance is managed
  • Driving operational efficiencies with an emphasis on improving performance
  • Management and development of the warehouse and logistics team, ensuring accountability at all levels towards achieving business goals and personal targets
  • Creating and delivering warehouse improvement plans to budget
  • Maximising space in a fast-moving warehouse environment and ensuring efficient space utilisation
  • Adhering to all warehousing, handling, and shipping legislation requirements
  • Identifying and assisting with capital purchases and planned installation when appropriate for the warehouse area
  • Ensuring full reporting of necessary information, at every level of business
  • Identifying new initiatives that enhance the operation and add profit/value, whilst identifying possible cost reduction initiatives
  • Responsibility for the line management of warehouse personnel, FLT drivers and HGV drivers
  • Inspecting and approving the quality and quantity of goods received and shipped out
  • Assist in the management of vehicle movements/activity on site
  • Using space and mechanical handling equipment efficiently, making sure quality, budgetary targets and environmental objectives are met
  • Reporting to the Operations Manager, but working closely with the Planning and Production Managers
  • Promote and maintain Health & Safety training and procedures

The Successful Candidate:

  • Previous experience within a similar role at the same level is essential
  • Experience in working in a warehouse and logistics facility to include overseeing team performance, the receiving of materials in, the shipping of goods out and efficiency and organisation of storage
  • Experience in continuous improvement
  • Good eye for details
  • Commercial awareness
  • Customer orientated, to ensure goods arrive on time and in full
  • Experience using manual handling equipment
  • Experience working to KPIs and budgetary targets
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to form relationships at all levels
  • FLT License would be advantageous

What’s on offer?

  • 40 Hours per week
  • Production core hours: 7:00am – 3:30pm – Warehouse Manager is required during these hours and also needs to be flexible to cover the needs of the business
  • Holidays: 20 days plus bank holidays
  • Free Parking
  • Death in Service
  • Pension Scheme

Job Information

Job Reference: SN-JOB-2965_1655468754
Salary From: £40000
Salary To: £45000
Job Industries: Manufacturing and Production
Job Locations: Wednesbury, West Midlands
Job Types: Permanent

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