Warehouse and Production Manager

SJM Recruit Limited
35000.00 GBP Annual
16 Sep 2017
07 Oct 2017
Job Type
Contract Type

Warehouse & Production Manager required for growing organisation based in Evesham.

Job Title: Warehouse & Production Manager
Location: Evesham
Salary: up to GBP40,000p/a DOE
Hours of Work: Full-time (40 hours per week)

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established team in a key management role. You'll be responsible for leading and directing the Operations team, specifically within the picking and packing of a variety of goods. Additionally, you will be responsible for the strategic development of warehouse operations, promoting Lean operating practices in both pick-pack and production, including 5S, 6 Sigma, JIT, with a view to increasing efficiency.

The successful candidate will possess considerable experience in warehouse / production management combined with a proven background in implementing warehouse strategy and associated change management activities.

Key responsibilities:
Provide leadership to the Warehouse & Production team
Development of 3-year strategic plan to include support for all existing commercial products, as well as new products and materials
Promote Lean operating practices in both pick-pack and production, including 5S, 5 Sigma, JIT, to reduce operational costs and increase efficiency
Review 'insource' vs 'outsource', in addition to optimum use and practices within existing warehouse network
Review standard operating procedures and ensure they are in place across the warehouse teams
Responsibility for operational budget
Recruitment and training of team members, including safety training, (including hazardous material handling and transportation compliance)
Development of KPIs / metrics
Understanding key business processes for warehouse areas and propose appropriate IT / System solutions to support them
Leading operations of incoming inspection and material release in close collaboration with the quality organisation and in compliance and regulatory requirements and procedures
Providing shipping / receiving function; development of functional excellence
Maintain accurate system databases to support capacity and planning
Manage critical parts inventory and distribution
Drive continuous improvement projects

Essential Skills:
5 years' minimum experience in warehouse / production management
Successful implementation of warehouse strategy and associated change management activities
Strong leadership skills and demonstrated ability to influence teams / individuals to become leaders
Strong communication skills
Confident IT skills
Previous experience of reviewing warehouse processes, for example, insource vs outsource
Previous experience of recruitment and training

Interested? For more information, please forward your CV as soon as possible.

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