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Warehouse Manager (FMCG)

  • Location: Suffolk
  • Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days holiday
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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Fancy an opportunity to land a high profile role in a market leading and ambitious logistics business? This Warehouse Manager job near to Cambridge is a cracking opportunity for an operationally and commercially astute Logistics professional to shape the future of this operation.

Reporting to the General Manager youll have control of a 280,000 sq ft operation with 24,000 pallet locations and throughput of 180,000 to 360,000 cases per week. Being a multiuser operation this role has unique challenges that will allow you to shape and mould the operation to realise its full potential.

Youll lead and develop a team of 2 Operations Managers, 4 Shift Managers, 16 Team Leaders and up to 400 warehouse colleagues. Youll be the driving force in operational excellence by engaging and challenging your team to create innovative and workable solutions in an operation that predominately works on a day one for one basis.

Youll plan resources to manage volumes to achieve service levels within an agreed budget. Lead health and safety and empower your teams to put safety at the forefront of everything they do. Youll be influential in the relationship between rework operations and transport and work collaboratively to achieve results. Youll have budgetary and commercial responsibility with quarterly client meetings and a dotted line to the Commercial Management team who will advise and support you in delivering a successful operation. The real opportunity here is that youll really be able to influence change. Youll have opportunities to influence operational and strategic improvements that will have a positive impact on your teams engagement, productivity and cost. Additionally, youll be a key stakeholder for the management of site facilities, MHE, hygiene and BRC audits.

Ideally, youll have a background in 3PL multiuser contract environments. A chilled or ambient background would be ideal however we will consider applicants that can demonstrate a pedigree in large scale, high volume and fast moving distribution centres. Youll need to be a determined character but with the ability to engage and motivate teams to understand the advantages and benefits of any change programmes you embark upon.

On offer is a base salary of up to £55,000 for the right candidate with bonus, generous pension, private health and 25 days holiday. Interested? Then please apply online and I will contact suitable candidates at my earliest convenience. Interviews with my client will take place early February 2019.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

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