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Warehouse Manager

West Drayton, South East
£35,000 to £42,000
Job Type
22 Sep 2022

My client are a Family owned business that have been around for over 100 years! They are looking for a Warehouse Manager to join their operation.


  • Leadership and motivation of the Warehouse Team to create a great working culture and ensure the team are trained and equipped to deliver;
  • Management of stock control, we are looking for someone who has good experience with stock, purchasing, forecasting, and ordering, maintaining optimum levels for business requirements; conducting fortnightly stock counts; rotating stock; disposal of out-of-date products; monitoring quality control on packaging and products
  • Stock control - machines & parts: ensuring equipment is labelled and allocated to the relevant rack and liaising with Engineering for parts requests / order completion.
  • Management of the Warehousing to optimise safety, quality, budget and environmental objectives: good utilisation of space, mechanical handling equipment maintained and used well, delivery of a clean environment;
  • Championing of compliance and certification requirements;
  • Management of the Goods In process: application of procedures for price and quantity checks;
  • Management of the dispatch process - overseeing the process for picking and packing customer orders, updating stock systems, booking couriers and ensuring shipments as per delivery criteria;
  • Client communications with suppliers, including raising Purchase Orders and dealing with queries effectively as they arise as well as communications relating to low or no stock situations;

In this role you will support/assist with:

  • Continuous business improvements and achievement of business productivity and sustainability targets;
  • Capacity planning and forecasting for the future need for ingredients, working with the Logistics Director and the Sales Team;
  • Delivery of outstanding customer relationships and experience so that our client base is maintained and grows;

Must haves:

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in Warehousing role;
  • GSCE Level English and Maths or equivalent;
  • IT literate with evidence of the ability to work accurately with systems
  • Knowledge of ISO and H&S procedures
  • Evidence of ability to establish rapport and create strong, professional interpersonal relationships.
  • The ability to organise and prioritise work to secure target delivery.

Nice to haves:

  • 2+ years' experience of working as a Warehousing Manager;
  • Experience as responsible person for H&S within a Warehousing environment;
  • Line management and supervisory experience;

What separates the best from the rest:

A great candidate is likely to

  • Be able to evidence examples of leading and motivating teams to deliver excellence;
  • Be IOSH qualified.
  • Have prior experience managing a warehouse with consumable goods;
  • Evidence an ability to work with colleagues from all functions and departments;
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  • Job Reference: 718773022-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Reed
  • Location: West Drayton, South East
  • Salary: £35,000 to £42,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent