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Warehouse/Logistics Manager

J10779

North East

£40000-£50000 Dep on experience

20-11-2019

Permanent – Full Time

20-12-2019

Warehouse

Warehouse and Distribution

Company Description

Our client is at the forefront of their specialised manufacturing niche. Continued growth is why they are now looking to recruit a Warehouse/Logistics Manager. 

Job Specification

The Role 

  • The role supports Logistics and Manufacturing to achieve internal and external customer satisfaction. 
  • The main focus of this role is to manage all aspects of Warehousing activities and Distribution inn compliance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Overall responsibility for the day-to-day running of the Warehouse & Distribution functions (Inbound, Order Management & Outbound).  
  • Implement lean activities and improvements.
  • Freight Invoice tracking and control.
  • Optimise Warehouse business processes, with a strong focus on improving quality, efficiency, speed, flexibility, dependability and safeguarding the technical knowledge of the team.
  • Ensure productivity targets are achieved and that all warehouse processes are running smoothly and promptly, whilst adhering to all warehousing, handling and shipping legislation requirements.
  • Ensure agreed Service Levels, Inventory and Budget targets are met, reporting any issues in a timely manner to the Supply Chain Manager.  
  • Full inventory Management, stock accuracy control, daily stock takes and yearly audits.
  • Maintain standards of health and safety and security.
  • Preparation of annual budget, produce reports and statistics regularly.
  • Liaison with clients, suppliers and transport companies.
  • Support with Recruiting, selecting, orientation, coaching and motivating employees.
  • Monitor the quality of services provided.

The Person

  • You will preferably degree educated in a related discipline or equivalent experience and a proven track record in the area of Warehouse and Distribution management.
  • Demonstrable experience in a warehouse and distribution environment, preferably gained within a manufacturing organisation.
  • In depth knowledge of all aspects of a Materials Management and Stock Control operations.
  • Exposure to continuous improvement programs (Process Excellence, 6-Sigma, Kaïzen, TQM, 6S).
  • Proven experience of system and processes implementation (ideally SAP).
  • Working knowledge in line side Kanban, MRP and Inbound best practices. 
  • Experience of Planning and Materials Control.
  • Management & leadership courses/qualifications and/or equivalent experience.
  • IT literate and knowledge of Microsoft Excel formulas and management report writing. 
  • Demonstrate effective and inspirational leadership, and ability to recognise and reward the team’s performance. 
  • Ability to demonstrate commitment, drive and have the ability to motivate colleagues in order to contribute to the development and continuous improvement of the department into a dynamic and agile Supply Chain operation.

Benefits 

  • Excellent basic salary. 
  • Working for a market leading manufacturer. 
  • Excellent pension. 
  • Lucrative bonus scheme.

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