Warehouse and Distribution Manager, Reading / Luton Bennett
 

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Warehouse and Distribution Manager

Warehouse and Distribution Manager

#Job No. CC986.

  • Location:

    Reading

  • Salary:

    £50k - 55k per year

  • Type:

    Permanent

Job Description:

Warehouse and Distribution Manager

Reading

£50,000 - £55,000 + 31 Days Holiday + Pension + Life Assurance

The company are an industry leading manufacturer, who provide products to high-street chains; they are recruiting due to their expansion and demand for their products. The company are renowned for enabling and supporting ongoing professional development with a generous remuneration and benefits package.

Candidates from Warehouse, Distribution, Operations or FMCG backgrounds are encouraged to apply. As a Warehouse and Distribution Manager you will be used to working in a fast paced environment. You will be working with various departments and divisions so excellent organisational skills are essential.

The company are looking for someone who can drive and deliver change, this will involve implementing new policies, processes and procedures within the warehouse and distribution facility.
You will be able to drive cultural change across the balance scorecard to include safety, people, quality, cost and service plus implementing continuous improvements and improving efficiency on site. You will have direct accountability for the warehouse team and be accountable for their ongoing training, development as well as hiring new staff when required.

Some of what you will be doing…

* Managing a busy warehouse and distribution unit

*Have a clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities applicable to your team, and communicate accordingly

* Driving continuous improvement and cultural change on the shop floor

* Direct line management for warehouse team

* Managing health and safety/hygiene standards

*Responsible to ensure that all operations are carried out to control costs, maximising value and minimising future liabilities


Some of what you will bring…

*Proven experience implementing improvements in busy warehouse, distribution facility

*Confidence in driving cultural change

*Strong leadership and coaching skills

*Readiness and passion for a challenging and rewarding role

*Sense of urgency

*A ‘Can do’ attitude