Assistant Warehouse Manager

Location : London, Greater London, England
Job Ref : AL158
Consultant : Alex Lyons
Sector : Transport, Logistics
Salary : £25k - 28k per year


AL158: Assistant Warehouse Manager

Location: North West London

Salary: Up to £28,000


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking an Assistant Warehouse Manager on behalf of one of our clients.

You will have responsibility for managing the warehouses, stock management in addition to containerised and self- storage.

Applications from ex-military candidates are actively encouraged, however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Full management of warehouse of 900+ 35sqft containers.
  • Update of storage container availability using our storage software.
  • Forklift work – organising full and empty storage containers.
  • Retrieving storage containers and making them ready in the loading bay area for container storage inspections.
  • Liaising with accounts and auction houses to sell unwanted goods.
  • Maintenance and management of the warehouse forklifts and any other technical equipment.
  • Full management of our small self-storage warehouse of 160 units.
  • Update of storage unit availability using our storage software.
  • Being present, with some porter duties, whilst customers access their storage.
  • Keep both warehouses and yards clean and tidy.
  • Packing materials kept in an orderly fashion in both warehouses.
  • Organisation and collections for recycling.
  • Regular ordering of skip replacements.
  • Assisting the Operations Manager with agreed H&S duties (correct PPE, safety procedures are all followed etc.)
  • Parking of vehicles on site is controlled.
  • Making ready packing materials for removals jobs taking place the following day.
  • Occasional delivery of additional packing materials to removal jobs and driving of 3.5t Luton van.
  • Potential to jump in and support the removals team on especially busy days.
  • Undertaking the safe handling of customer goods.
  • Packing, loading, unloading and unpacking into company vehicles and into/out of buildings on-site and off-site.
  • Health and Safety safe systems of work will be followed at all times.
  • Weekly audits of packing materials.
  • Weekly audits of uniforms and other protective wear.
  • Weekly audits of storage clients, including items held in ‘loose’ storage.
  • Packing materials placed on order when required.
  • Crates are kept clean and stocked with labels.
  • Keeping up to date with all administration linked to warehouse and storage – daily update.
  • Ability to work with removals CRM system.
  • Ability to use MS Office suite of products (Outlook, Word, Excel etc.).
  • Provide leadership to operations team when they come to Warehouse to collect vehicles and materials.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Full Driving licence.
  • Reach Truck Forklift licence.
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in warehouse management in similar roles.
  • Experience in the UK Removals market a bonus (but not a requirement).
  • A self-motivated, driven and passionate individual, who can identify opportunities for improving the current way of managing the warehouse.
  • Exceptional time management skills, with the ability to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines.
  • Flexibility, in order to respond to changing business needs.
  • Willingness to engage, learn and share best practice across the team and organisation.

Location: North West London

Salary: Up to £28,000


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