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Warehousing Process Optimisation Manager

£Very Competitive + Bonus + Excellent Benefits

Job Description

Warehousing Process Optimisation Manager 

"Very interesting opportunity for experienced change management specialist to facilitate process mapping and process improvement in the warehousing and logistics operations"

Salary: £Very Competitive + Bonus + Excellent Benefits

Location: North West - Hybrid Working

Commutable from Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire, West Yorkshire Bury, Rochdale, Bolton, Ramsbottom, Manchester, Failsworth, Salford, Oldham, Blackburn, Preston, Burnley, Wigan., Halifax, Bradford, Warrington, Keighley, Huddersfield

Our client is a well-established and respected manufacturer of renewable energy infrastructure for the commercial and domestic markets.

As a result of their rapid and sustained growth, they require a Process Optimisation Analyst to facilitate the process mapping and process improvement process in their warehousing and logistics operations.

The ideal applicant will have a consistent and recent track record of undertaking a similar process mapping and process improvement role and will demonstrate a good understanding of warehousing, pick/pack, despatch, and logistics. An understanding of the applications of lean methodology and associated problem-solving techniques would be highly advantageous. Future plans include migration to a brand-new WMS and ERP system.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate process improvements and contribute to process improvements
  • Responsible for facilitation, initiation, development and creation of executable, scalable processes.
  • Development of Current and Future State process maps that provide roadmap for driving business process and productivity improvements of the warehousing operations.
  • Support the development of process documentation e.g. manuals, help documents, work instructions, SOPs, and forms to be approved by the business.
  • Support the review, approval and implementation of any developed process.
  • Identify, plan and lead process development workshops.
  • Gather supporting information in consultation with the business lead, as required to facilitate workshops.
  • Plans, schedules, and arranges own activities and may direct others in accomplishing objectives.
  • Supporting operations nationally and in Mainland Europe

Skills and Experience:

  • Solid experience in Business Process Improvement, specifically in a fast moving, omni channel warehousing and transport environment.
  • Formal lean and continuous improvement training and certification including Kaizen creation of RACI Charts/Matrix and Six Sigma
  • Degree-level education is preferred
  • Excellent organisation skills and ability to work on several projects with tight timelines
  • Project Management qualification advantageous
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Flexibility to travel on occasion to site in the North West and South West and also into mainland Europe