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Warehouse Operations Manager - Nights

My client are a business that have experienced significant growth and have recently won two very large pieces of business.

They are a growing business with ambitious plans to develop their depot capacity by 50% over the next year and to open new sites due to a growing client base.

The other key thing to note regarding this role is they have a development plan in place to get the Operations Manager to Director level within 24 months. They take people engagement and career development very seriously.


Warehouse Operations Manager - Nights

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the safe operation of the warehouse on nights, being flexible enough to cover days when required.
  • Team engagement; be the first line of contact responding to employee's questions and addressing their concerns on nights.
  • Co-ordinate short & long term labour and equipment plans.
  • Reviewing staffing levels by function, rotating staff accordingly in line with actual volumes.
  • Monitor and manage team performance against KPI's.
  • Communication to the warehouse teams on nights.
  • Ensure effective communications-up, down and across the business.
  • Help to ensure customer service levels are met or exceeded, embrace ongoing process development and change to identify best practice and opportunities.
  • Review KPI's and help to ensure service and cost parameters are met.
  • Team engagement; be the first line of contact responding to employee's questions and addressing their concerns on nights.
  • Ensure best practise is developed and used, constantly seeking improvements to layout, efficiency and stock integrity.
  • Develop staff by training, mentoring and personal development plans.
  • Works with key stake holders to identify and improve areas of spend, sharing best practice and improving the operation when opportunities present themselves.


Warehouse Operations Manager - Nights

Skills & Competencies:

  • Strong leadership abilities, driving results through a team approach.
  • Ability to engage, coach and develop your team.
  • Ability to challenge the 'status-quo' of the operation and implement plans to improve.
  • Strong communication skills, both internal and external.
  • Ability to work various shifts as required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent decision-making abilities and ability to integrate and apply information.
  • Ability to adapt in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) experience.
  • Commercially focused and budget ownership.
  • Experience within the FMCG shared user environment.
  • To be able to lead from the front and command respect from their peers
  • Be based relatively local to Wolverhampton

Job Offer

£40,000 - £50,000 + benefits

Michael Page Logistics
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£45000 to £50000 Per Annum
Career Level
Manager (Location / Team Leade
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