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Senior Warehouse Manager


£40-50k DOE

Our well-established client based in Mid Kent is seeking a Senior Warehouse Manager to join them on a full time, permanent basis. You will be initially based on the Medway site but must be flexible to travel in the future to other sites.

The ideal candidate will have previous Warehouse Management experience operationally but be a strategic thinker, keen to progress into a more senior role. You will be confident in managing cost control, KPIs and managing direct and indirect reports.

If you're a strong leader and familiar working within a busy, fast paced role within a demanding manufacturing or distribution environment, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

Duties include;

  • Managing several direct reports
  • Directly overseeing the Warehouse department short, medium, and long-term planning to ensure all customer requirements needs are met at all times.
  • Stock management including strategic improvement of processes
  • Ensuring compliance is met in all areas of work such as qualification, training and safety.
  • Ensure all safety concerns are logged and managed appropriately
  • Manage, review, and refine the out of hours and holidays backup rota systems to ensure response to any site issues with a robust process.
  • Continuously review department processes, removing any unnecessary duplication.
  • Introduce technology, mobile, manual, and electronic systems to ensure compliance is met and a smooth running of operation is completed.
  • Oversee and introduce daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly KPI targets.
  • Introduce a culture of cost control, reviewing and understanding costs and efficiencies across the department
  • Ensuring the Supervisors are managing the Warehouse operationally successfully.

Required Experience;

  • Previous experience working within a fast paced, challenging environment within a similar role
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Experienced and passionate about presenting key findings across the board, implementing change and exploring operational improvements
  • Full UK Driving License required

If you have previous experience in a similar senior level position within a manufacturing or distribution environment & can demonstrate strong leadership skills, then look no further! This is a fantastic opportunity to really make a difference by offering strong operational insight and advising on ways to improve processes to drive revenue.

The ideal candidate will be an organised strong leader who has no trouble in delegating & overseeing a busy workload.

You will need to be a natural people's person who is confident in managing and developing people/ teams, flexible with your shift patterns depending on demand and have exceptional organisation skills!

This role is being handled by Emily Powell, Head of Business Support for Pearson Whiffin Recruitment.

Not quite the right role but still looking?

Whether you are entry or Executive level, our team of experienced Recruitment specialists can help you with your career. We are Kent's leading independent consultancy and pride ourselves on delivering an exceptional service to both candidates and clients.

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