Warehouse Manager

Location : Walsall, West Midlands, England
Job Ref : MS193
Consultant : Molly Smith
Sector : Transport, Logistics
Salary : £30k - 35k per year


MS193 – Warehouse Manager

Location: £30,000 – £35,000 per annum 

Salary: Walsall

Overview: First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Warehouse Manager on behalf of one of our clients. Working for a company that specialises in pallet racking and shelving you will be responsible for the day to day running of the warehouse.

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however, candidates from all backgrounds will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing all warehouse activity including receiving, picking, packing, housekeeping etc.
  • Direct line management of staff, including HR policies, recruitment, appraisals and ensuring staff efficiencies.
  • Overseeing receiving, warehousing, distribution and maintenance operations.
  • Ensuring Health and Safety adherence at all times.
  • Scheduling maintenance of delivery vans to minimise downtime.
  • Maximising space in a fast-moving warehouse environment and ensuring efficient space utilisation.
  • Ensuring the warehouse team works efficiently, following all agreed processes to a high level of speed and accuracy.
  • Assuring the accuracy of data entry across key systems.
  • Ensuring effective stock control and care of goods within the warehouse.
  • Managing staff costs, by optimising staff productivity and levels, including seasonal variations.
  • Supporting the personal development of team members to help achieve Company goals.
  • Supporting the Systems and Stock Control team to implement new systems and procedures as required.
  • Adhere to all warehousing, handling and shipping legislation requirements.
  • Responding to any new demands within the business.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in warehouse management and logistics.
  • Expertise in warehouse procedures and best practices.
  • Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives.
  • Strong knowledge of warehousing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Hands on experience with warehouse management software and databases.
  • Strong leadership qualities and experience in personnel management.
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.

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