warehouse and distribution assistant manager in wootton bassett

31 January 2019
alex davis, randstad business support
job type
£ 27,000 - £ 30,000 per year
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wootton bassett, south west
job type
working hours
£ 27,000 - £ 30,000 per year
reference number
alex davis, randstad business support
01793 491444
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job description

Are you an experienced warehouse and logistics supervisor or team leader looking for a step up into management? Are you looking for a permanent job within a company who want to develop you and help to progress your career into warehouse and logistics management? If yes, then please read on and apply for the job or call the team for more information.

I am recruiting for a positive and motivated individual to join this expanding business. Working within the online retail industry, you will play a key role and have full responsibility for the distribution of products to customers, ensuring that the already outstanding service is continuously exceeded. You will oversee the full warehouse and distribution function, ensuring that the warehouse and delivery teams are working accurately, efficiently and within set service level agreements. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to take full ownership of this function and who is ready and ambitious to develop the team and their career.

Within this position, you will be fully responsible for the management of;
*All inbound and outbound supplier fulfilment from our warehouse
*The scheduling, booking-in and undertaking of all customer fulfilment (deliveries, collections, exchanges, disposals, repairs etc.) in line with customer service and cost targets
*All picking activities for supplier and customer fulfilment
*The warehouse and distribution team, from recruitment through to exit in line with the performance management framework.
*The completion of time sheets and tachographs and the handling of any necessary resulting actions
*All staff training to enable completion of the duties expected of them
*The warehouse/ fulfilment centre in line with commercial leases, to ensure health and safety requirements are met and to take responsibility for stock and building security including being a key holder
*Ensuring all stock is effectively stored and graded and oversee the accurate accounting, rotation of and quality of stock received, stored and delivered
*All rented or owned vans in line with commercial leases and to ensure they are correctly maintained including the scheduling of equipment and vehicle maintenance and cleanliness within the requirements of current legislation
*All fulfilment related data to ensure 100% accuracy across relevant platforms at all times
*Document and policy creation and review, suggesting and implementing improvements

Skill and experience required for this position;
*Minimum of 4 years experience of managing 6 Luton vehicles and 8plus warehouse & distribution colleagues
*Minimum of 4 years experiencing of managing a fulfilment hub/ warehouse
*Experience using logistics planning and warehouse/ stock management systems
*Good analytical skills and highly proficient in Excel
*Budget management experience
*Experience of leading a team, performance coaching and employee engagement
*Excellent communication, organisation and time management skills
*A proven track record of process improvement and change
*HGV vehicle management experience (desirable but not essential)
*CPC Qualified (desirable but not essential)

Personal attributes
*A "can-do" and proactive, problem solving attitude
*Able to thrive in fast-paced environments with a meticulous eye for detail
*High performance under pressure and a strong sense of accountability and ownership
*Desire to progress personal development and career
*Flexible attitude

This is a permanent job paying a salary band of £27,000 to £30,000 per annum. You will be required to meet the required skill and experience for this opportunity in order to be considered for interview. An ideal start date for this opportunity is March 2019, with interviews happening in the next couple of weeks. Please apply now and call the office for more information on 01793 491444.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.


inventory,merchandise control,pricing,product rotation,product sourcing,shipping,team building,teamwork

educational requirements

high school