Warehouse Manager Chippenham, Wiltshire

Job title: Warehouse Manager

Company: Acorn Recruitment

Job description: A rare opportunity to become a warehouse manager has arisen in the Chippenham area. The role is permanent from day one working

Monday to Friday day hours (40 hours per week)
Salary £28,000- £30,000

You must have previous warehouse management experience.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Progressive experience of leading and managing a warehouse team
  • Progressive experience of leading and managing a warehouse team
  • Experience of promoting health and safety in the work environment.
  • Knowledge of warehousing and stock control methods and procedures.
  • Strong and effective communication including verbal and nonverbal.
  • Exceptional organisation with an attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage workloads and resolve conflicts effectively
  • Flexibility to manage and adapt to change.
  • Positive attitude in challenging situations.
  • Problem-solving skills to find solutions and make decisions.
  • Quick at learning new software systems and technologies.
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work as part of and lead a team
  • Ability to adapt to new working practices
  • Quality Awareness
  • Health and Safety Awareness
  • Food Safety Awareness
  • Ability to work in a fast moving manufacturing environment

Job summary

  • Capable of leading a team effectively, by demonstrating the ability to cope well under pressure and with multiple demands. Supervise the day to day running of the unloading, loading and booking in operation within Ungraded. Ensuring delivery of Unloading and loading KPI’s at all times.
  • Continually review existing methods of loading/unloading operation in order to propose efficiencies. Must be forward thinking and highlight any discrepancies with paperwork.
  • Full accurate stock counts must be done at the request of the business and reconciliation methods must be adopted.
  • To ensure that product integrity of goods in stock meets company requirements and ensure that all staff are trained to handle products within the Company’s health and safety rules and guidelines.
  • Ensuring that all staff complete all activities and documentation, in accordance with departmental requirement, relevant SOP’s and GMP.
  • Responsible for achieving the required performance for warehouse activities, allocating personnel to carry out scheduled work on a daily basis and ensuring that commitments made are achieved.
  • Responsible for leading, motivating and building good working relationships with the team and with cross-functional teams.
  • Follow the lean thinking principles and make suggestions for improvement so that better ways of doing jobs are identified.
  • Carry out probationary review meetings with all new starters during their first 3 months of employment.
  • Authorising of holidays and wages ensuring that working hours are controlled and do not exceed 60 hrs per week for any individual as specified in the ETI base code. Should there be any contravention immediate corrective action must be taken.
  • To develop a working environment that is free from intimidation, harassment and bullying.
  • Responsible for conducting area specific safety risk assessments and audits, and implementing appropriate actions to ensure a safe working environment for all staff.
  • To promote a culture of dignity and respect amongst staff.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

Expected salary: £28000 – 30000 per year

Location: Chippenham, Wiltshire

Job date: Sun, 05 Sep 2021 04:20:47 GMT

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