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Warehouse/Logistics Manager

Warehouse/Logistics Manager

Warehouse/Logistics Manager

Job Category

Operations

Job Industry

Retail

Job Location

Castlebar, Mayo

Date Opened

2022-11-14

Job Description

JWR Employment Specialists are working with a renowned Irish Owned Retail Company to recruit a Warehouse/Logistics Manager for their Warehouse in Westport, Co Mayo.

The role will work closely with senior management and relevant departments and stores to ensure best practice guidelines are adhered to and guarantee the prompt and full availability of goods to ensure optimal efficiency.

Responsibilities of the Warehouse/Logistic Manager – Retail

  • Working closely with senior management and relevant departments and stores to ensure best practice guidelines are adhered to and guarantee the prompt and full availability of goods to ensure optimal efficiency.
  • To plan and actively manage all aspects of the warehouse retail operations on a day to day basis.
  • To ensure that the schedule of delivery of goods to the stores via own delivery resources and external delivery resources are adhered to and are accurate.
  • To liaise with the relevant role holder in relation to the management of the upkeep of all company vehicles, including Heavy Goods Vehicles.
  • Lead and manage the warehouse team in a meaningful way through motivation, and appraisals.
  • To ensure that the logistical costs of central distribution from the warehouses of products are cost effective and good value for money
  • To ensure that all stock is transferred out or received into stock on our computer system
  • To ensure all back-office paperwork is completed in a timely manner,
  • To maintain an effective and organized display of merchandise in Warehouse to enable all staff to find stock easily when necessary. Ensure the stock room is neat and tidy at all times
  • To liaise and communicate with Senior Management in improving the performance and operational standards in Warehousing
  • To ensure a strong focus on accuracy and accountability within warehouses with a view to improving stock control
  • To monitor stock levels in the Warehouses, reporting any problem areas to the Buyers and Senior Management
  • To ensure all work is carried out in a safe manner and to maintain up to date knowledge of and adhere to all Company Health & Safety procedures, reporting any problem areas to the appropriate head.
  • Ensure the working environment, equipment, plant and people meet with legislative and internal health and safety standards at all times, reporting any problem areas to the appropriate head.
  • Monitor and assess KPI’s and where appropriate implement timely corrective actions
  • Assist the management team in delivering annual targets
  • Assist in identifying training and development needs of staff in line with business objectives
  • Utilize resources to maximize efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity


Requirements

 Knowledge & Skills required for the Warehouse Manager:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and external suppliers.
  • Ability to use strong judgement skills to identify and resolve problems whilst maintaining quality of output.
  • Excellent organisational skills and structured approach to work.
  • Ability to complete tasks, maintain documentation, and adhere to best practice standards.
  • Ability to work in a challenging and busy department.
  • Self-motivated with drive, enthusiasm and commitment.
  • Knowledge of safety requirements in a warehouse facility.
  • Ability to lead and manage a team.
  • To be proficient in the use of stock management systems and MS Office.

What is being offered?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Work life balance with flexible working
  • A career working alongside excellent people in a very supportive friendly environment built on   teamwork and respect
  • Culture of learning & Development, opportunities for career progression
  • Generous staff discount

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