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Warehouse Operations Manager Job Details
Job title: Warehouse Operations Manager
Category: Construction & Industrial
Term: Permanent
Location: Suffolk
Ref: 894648
Job description:
Job title - Warehouse Operations Manager

We are recruiting on behalf of a well-established, family owned and run logistics company who are currently looking for a Warehouse Operations Manager to be based in their Ipswich operation.
Warehouse Operations Manager Responsibilities:

* Strategically plan, lead and oversee the day to day operation of the warehouse
* Control operations with a hand on approach, ensuring that the facility and staff operate efficiently, safely and cost effectively
Strive to constantly improve processes, focus on maintaining profitability and play a pivotal role in future growth and business development
Warehouse Operations Manager Main Focus:
* Motivate and promote teamwork to ensure daily work is carried out to plan, within agreed time scales and delivered to customer specifications
* Prioritise work according to availability and customer requirements, whilst maintaining a practical balance between excellent service, staff wellbeing and profitability
* Focus on customer relationships, develop collaborative relationships and have an obliging style towards changing requirements
* Work closely with both our in house transport and approved suppliers to schedule inbound deliveries efficiently and book outbound transport cost effectively
* Demonstrate a sound commercial understanding of the pressures and opportunities presented by operating a shared user facility
* Encourage continuous improvements through development of the team identifying training requirements, maintaining or improving equipment and the facility
* Ensure all health and safety requirements and standards are maintained and investigate all incidents in an accurate and timely manner
* Ensure the warehouse is maintained and operated in a meticulous way, with a pragmatic standard for tidiness and efficiency
* Work with the operations manager to implement a new WMS this year

Person Specific:
My client is seeking an individual with a strong long term desire to succeed within this industry. You will be building on recent success within a young ambitious team, which should offer excellent opportunities for future progression. In this challenging market; you will need to have energy, drive, attention to detail and above all a willingness to go beyond the norm.

Desired skills:
Ability to multi task with a calm and flexible approach
Strong communication and computer skills
Solid knowledge of busy warehouse and transport environments
Enthusiasm to learn and to progress through experience and training
Salary: 34000 per annum
Benefits:
Start date: 25/04/16
Contact name: ROBERT CORNWELL
Contact email address: Robert.cornwell@hunterskill.com
Contact telephone number: 01473 216611
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