Warehouse General Manager - Logistics

Xclusive Recruitment
Milton Keynes
From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum OTE
12 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Contract Type
The company A well-established warehousing, transport and logistics company with a great reputation. The role To ensure the efficient operation of our client's warehouses. Manage the daily, time critical flow of cargo through the warehouses ensuring that SLA’s are adhered to. Main Duties and Responsibilities Accomplishes warehouse operations human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions enforcing policies and procedures. Achieves warehouse operations operational objectives by contributing warehouse operations information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends. Meets warehouse operations financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions. Develops warehouse operations systems by determining product handling and storage requirements; developing, implementing, enforcing, and evaluating policies and procedures; developing processes for receiving product, equipment utilization, inventory management, and shipping. Develops warehouse design by planning layout, product flow, and product handling systems; evaluating and recommending new equipment. Develops warehouse operations system improvements by analyzing process work flow, manning and space requirements, and equipment layout; implementing changes. Maintains safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations. Accomplishes warehouse operations and organization mission by completing related results as needed. You will be responsible for ensuring our clients service levels are achieved in line with the annual budget set. You will ensure risk is effectively managed through compliance with all company policies including Health and Safety as well as operating within legal and regulatory requirements. You will input in an informed and accurate way into budgeting and forecasting for national performance and control costs in line with network size. With commercial acumen, you will recognise when investment needs to be made to support profitable business growth and ensure that the necessary resources are in place to enable the delivery of a lean network. Cost and waste reduction are also important to the role. You will monitor and support your team providing regular communications, encouraging feedback and contribution of ideas and initiatives. The applicant With previous experience of running a large warehouses with full responsibility and you will have proven success in achieving reductions of costs without affecting the operation. You will have experience in working with WMS (Warehouse Management System). You may have or be working for a 3PL currently and being looking for a new exciting challenge. With a good level of numeracy, verbal and written skills you will be educated to a minimum of 'A 'level or equivalent standard. Confident and articulate, commanding respect through knowledge experience and personal style, you will have a passion for service and strong customer focus. Thriving under pressure you will be capable of managing multiple priorities and working to critical deadlines and objectives. Your coaching and supportive leadership style balanced with an ability to drive performance to achieve objectives, will demonstrate previous success in leading and influencing teams. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66870386