Overview

Branch: Birmingham ~ ~

My client is a long standing and widely respected UK Road Freight business with two depots in the Midlands. Due a period of sustained and sizeable growth they are looking for a designated Warehouse Manager to oversea their two sites that are ripe for expansion.

This is a newly created position that offers real career advancement opportunities with the company having the potential to grow exponentially.

They are looking for an experienced warehouse manager that has managed in a road transport/cargo operation.

Although the hours worked will be Mon to Fri on days, there will be a necessity to occasionally work at night to ensure best practice is being followed.

Duties:

  • Manage and grow the team of Warehouse Operatives on a day-to-day basis
  • Develop and maintain plans and reports, forecasting storage capacity, controlling headcount and managing performance
  • Get involved in query investigation and resolve any operational issues, escalating them when appropriate
  • Drive health and safety
  • Ensuring full utilisation of warehouse space
  • Quoting/pricing up new business
  • Mid to Long term – develop business and expand/develop/on-board further warehouse space

What you will need have:

  • A proven track record in managing a team in a logistics warehouse environment
  • The ability to act as a leader, driving best practice at all times
  • A focused and flexible approach to work
  • Confidence in the use of IT – WMS is bespoke and the successful candidate will be able to develop/change that system as the business grows
  • The ability to communicate effectively in both a written and verbal capacity with customer base and various internal departments
  • A full driving licence with access to own vehicle