Divisional Warehouse & Production Manager

Watson HR
35000.00 GBP Annual
12 Sep 2017
23 Sep 2017
Job Type
Contract Type

Main Role

  • Providing primary leadership for warehouse location in Evesham
  • Developing warehouse strategy development with a 3 year minimum horizon to include support for all existing commercial products in addition to new products and materials
  • Promoting Lean operating practices in both pick-pack and production including 5S, 6 sigma, JIT to reduce operational costs and increased efficiencies
  • Addressing insource vs. outsource in addition to optimum use and practices within existing warehouse network
  • Ensuring SOP are in place for both Pick-Pack team and Production team.
  • Ongoing revising of SOP's with quarterly report on changes and proposals.
  • Responsible for the warehouse operational budget
  • Hiring and developing warehouse team members in conjunction with directors
  • Developing KPI/metrics
  • Understanding key business processes for warehouse areas and propose right-sized IT/System solutions to support them
  • Leading operations of incoming inspection and material release in close collaboration with the quality organization and in compliance with all regulatory requirements and procedures
  • Providing shipping/receiving function with leadership and development of functional excellence
  • Maintaining accuracy of information in system databases used for capacity and planning purposes
  • Collaborating with Buyer/Planners to establish best practise for the labelling and packaging of product
  • Ensuring safety training including hazardous material handling and transportation compliance
  • Managing critical parts inventory and distribution
  • Driving continuous improvement projects for areas of responsibility
  • Promoting Lean operating practices including 5S, Pull, JIT

    Required Job Qualifications

  • 5 years minimum experience in warehouse/ production management
  • Successful experience implementing warehouse strategy and associated change management activities
  • Strong leadership skills and demonstrated ability to influence teams/individuals to become leaders
  • Strong written & oral communication skills and ability to prepare/deliver presentations and lead meetings
  • Strong computer skills
  • Addressing insource vs. outsource in addition to optimum use and practices within existing warehouse network
  • Hiring and developing warehouse team members including temporary staff
  • Developing KPI/metrics for each team with the division
  • Identify and implement best practise in all activities within the division

If you have the above skills and experience, please send your CV to Watson-HR who are acting as agents for this vacancy.