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Job Title

Head of Warehousing & Distribution

RecruiterMichael Page Supply Chain and Procurement
Industry SectorManufacturing
Salary£75,000 per annum
Benefits£75,000 + benefits
LocationsNorth West, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs, Supply Chain Jobs, Transport Jobs, Warehousing Jobs
Date Posted05 February 2019

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Warehouse Start Up Project - Complex Logistics
Project Management/Process & Systems Implementation/Operations Management

About Our Client

Leading UK Manufacturer based in Shropshire are looking for a Head of Warehousing & Distribution.

They are re-investing back into the business and are looking to build a purpose built facility responsible for distributing their products across the country.

Job Description

The Head of Warehousing & Distribution will be responsible for the following:

Process improvement

Ensure all aspects of the Warehousing and Distribution function work efficiently in order to deliver company strategic objectives.
Work with senior management team to improve processes and systems across the business to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the company.
Monitor and review Logistics department systems and procedures in order to promote good working practices and process within the department.
Understand latest trends in systems, technology and working practices with a view to implementing when appropriate and relevant.

Continuous Improvement

In line with strategic objectives to set and measure Logistics department set of KPI's.
The aim to be recognised as market leaders for customer service and delivery performance.

Team Development

Provide the Logistics team with clear and achievable goals and objectives in order to ensure the team is managed and motivated at all times.
Mentor Management/Supervisory team members to develop them as individuals and strengthen the team as a whole.
Ensure information flow to the team is relevant and regular to give everyone full understanding of needs of the business.
Drive a culture of best practice and collaboration.

The Successful Applicant

The successful Head of Warehousing & Distribution will have the following experience:

Min 5 Years Logistics / Warehouse Management experience
Experience of managing a warehouse team of 150 colleagues
Previous P & L Responsibility
Sound knowledge and experience of UK Transport and Network distribution
Sound knowledge and experience of project management and warehouse solutions design
Proven track record of cost savings and delivering high set of operational KPI's
Proven track record of successful change management
Process driven with a proven track record of continual improvement
Customer focused with a collaborative working approach
Analytical mind set and strong numeracy skills
Excellent communicator


Experience of previously project managing warehouse design and build
Experience of previously implementing WMS
Continuous Improvement experience
Professional Project Management qualification

What's on Offer

£75,000 + benefits

Ref Code: MPSC13959292Z 

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