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WAREHOUSE MANAGER - Manufacturer & Distributor


WAREHOUSE MANAGER - Manufacturer & Distributor




Commutable from Avonmouth, Bristol, Easton in Gordano, Portishead, Nailsea, Clevedon, Long Ashton

This family run business is a leading UK manufacturer and distributor of highly specialised industrial and commercial fittings and components worldwide.

They are looking for an experienced Warehouse Supervisor to manage a busy, fast paced warehouse dealing with the flow of raw materials into manufacturing and finished product range to their UK and overseas customer base.

Key Accountabilities:

* Manage and lead a small team of 6 packing staff plus agency at peak within the goods-in, put-away, storage, picking and packing warehouse environment

* Responsible for the inventory, flow and storage of raw materials, finished and ready to pick product, inbound and outbound shipments and inter-company movements between 2 local sites.

* Work closely with the General Manager to pick and pack products to specific customer orders and bespoke packaging and labelling requirements and ensure the completion of all relevant documentation

* Liaise with transport and freight forwarding suppliers and assist with loading outbound shipments to customers receiving inbound shipments from suppliers

* Work with the production and sales team to maintain control of all inventory on-site to including packaging and finished product range

* Maintain stock and storage facilities in an organised manner and ensure adherence to all company policies and procedures and good manufacturing practices and safety standards.

* Maintain close liaison with sales administration

* Maintenance of high service levels including same day despatch


The Candidate:

* Minimum of 3 years production/warehouse management experience in a fast-paced manufacturing and distribution environment including managing inventory and order reconciliation

* Trained to operate counterbalance fork-lift truck although training can be given

* Ability to multi-task and lead a team of permanent and agency packing staff within the warehouse

* Excellent communication skills

* Be able to take initiative and solutions orientated

* Highly organised and flexible with a positive attitude

* Strong attention to detail and with fresh ideas for improvements, solutions and use of IT in warehouse management

* Hands-on team player with potential

* Man-management experience