WAREHOUSE MANAGER - LONDON/SE

Job Role: WAREHOUSE MANAGER - LONDON/SE

Location: Nr. Horsham, West Sussex
Start date: 01/03/2022

We are currently looking for a dedicated, passionate and friendly individual to join our growing team.

The ideal candidated for this role will be a proven people manager of teams of 10+ employees. Although aspects of the role involve levels of manual handling, fork lift driving (training will be provided for both) and, where required, carrying out deliveries; this role is predominantly based from the office and, as such, the ideal candidate should have a demonstrable understanding of ERP / Stock Management systems and a high level of computer literacy; including Google Docs.

ROLE: WAREHOUSE MANAGER (WHM)
LOCATION: PIG'S EARS LONDON/SE - Nr Horsham, West Sussex.
SALARY: £30,000 p/a   

REPORTING TO: Managing Director (MD)

plus:

  • Inflation linked annual raise
  • Company performance related annual bonus
  • 10% off discount www.thefuss.club
  • Private Healthcare scheme
  • Internal Staff Development Programme
  • Beer Festival Allowance

 

OVERVIEW
The Warehouse Manager role creates a much needed link between a growing Warehouse team and the Operations Team. Taking full ownership of the Warehouse itself and the team they work with; the Warehouse Manager is responsible for key areas outlined below as well as maintaining continuous communication with the Operations Manager (OPM) to provide them a clear and up-to-date overview of the current state of the warehouse.

Although aspects of the role involve levels of manual handling, fork lift driving (training will be provided for both) and, where required, carrying out deliveries; this role is predominantly based from the office and, as such, the ideal candidate should have a demonstrable understanding of ERP / Stock Management systems and a high level of computer literacy; including Google Docs.

With the Warehouse Team at PE LDN being the largest team in the company (15+) the ideal candidate should be a proven people manager; able to lead a team confidently and effectively; with a natural ability for nuturing and encoraging a team of individuals to deliver their full potential.

It is the WHMs responsibility for the below areas as well as any future areas identified by the OPM or the MD.
It is worth noting, however, that the WHM is not responsible for actioning the below themselves but more ensuring that all areas below are actioned by either the Warehouse Supervisors (WHSUP) or a member of the WH team to ensure the smooth operation of the WH as a division of the company.

THE BUILDING & EQUIPMENT
Ensuring the warehouse is kept in a clean and orderly fashion at all times. Including identifying and resolving potential hazards.
Taking responsibility for monitoring the upkeep and maintenance of the building itself. Informing the MD as issues arise and ensuring they are resolved in a timely and cost effective manner.
Taking responsibility for the upkeep and maintenance of any equipment provided to the Warehouse - informing th MD if equipment requires attention.
Taking responsibility for monitoring equipment provided to members of the warehouse team. Informing the MD as equipment needs replacing.

THE STOCK
Receiving stock into the warehouse. Ensuring unpacked in a timely fashion and any discrepancies or damage reported to the Operations Manager (OPM) as soon as possible.
Ensuring efficient stock rotation is applied to all areas of the warehouse to consolidate stock.
Ensuring that all ullages are identified, collected and consolidated as they arise and then disposed off once confirmed by OPM.
Ensuring empties casks are kept neat, tidy and breweries are contacted regularly to arrange collections once full pallets are available.
Ensuring such pallets are wrapped and labelled ready for collection.
Working alongside the AM and OPM to ensure any pallets being sent out are built accurately, in a timely manner, and wrapped securely to avoid unnecessary damage or delay.
Identifying issues with stock control/picking errors/client complaints and implementing new systems to improve these.


THE FLEET
Taking responsibility for monitoring the upkeep and maintenance of the fleet itself. Informing the MD as issues arise and ensuring they are resolved in a timely and cost effective manner.
Ensuring the WH team understand their responsibilities regarding the use of the Fleet and the upkeep of such. Including regular cleaning of the vehicles and care and attention taken whilst driving.
Ensuring the WH team are aware of the process and procedures should an accident arise and where this information is kept.

THE TEAM
Monitoring and reporting on the general wellbeing of your team. Identifying and resolving potential issues, conflicts or tensions.
Carrying out regular individual meetings with members of your team; monitoring performance and KPI's and providing feedback.
Providing your team with a fair but firm guideline as to the expectations of their role as recruited by the MD.
Holding a weekly meeting with the driving team to discuss issues, identify areas for improvement and congratulate at times of success.
Ensuring all team members have undergone training in Manual Handling and are able to complete their jobs safely.
Ensure anything requiring further investigation that is raised during said meeting is reported to the MD.
Assisting in the interview process during the Warehouse team recruitment process.

THE ADMIN
Ensuring all areas of the teams "admin" tasks are completed in an efficient and timely manner.
Ensuring the team are aware of, and following, all processes identified as part of the Warehouse members role. Including using SLACK messenger for logging all information as required.


As part of the WHM role; there will be regular meetings/contact with the MD to ensure the WHM has the tools required to carry out the above role as outlined.

To be considered for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter explaining why this role is perfect for you. We regret that we can only respond to successful applicants.