APPLYBACKWarehouse Manager - Trafford Park

Role:Warehouse Manager
Salary:£30,000 - £35,000
Location:Trafford Park

My client is a wholesale distributer of prestige products – operating a 65,000 sq ft warehouse facility in Trafford Park with multiple 3rd party storage sites.


A dynamic Warehouse Manager is needed to support the continued development of the business able to manage Line Managers and form great working relationships with management colleagues to ensure the smooth running of the business.


You will report to the Warehouse Operations Manager and be able to deputise for him as and when required.


You will effectively manage the supply chain process with a view to delivering continuous improvement, being a hands-on operator ensuring your team delivers a seamless OTIF service.


You will have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role with good analytical experience confident working with data and converting information to results.


You will be adept at building relationships both internally and externally as this is a key role.


You will be a strong leader – experienced in successful people management and change management.


Experience of managing 3PL providers is essential.


Good WMS experience of course and if you are used to using Navision – all the better!


Key Responsibilities are:


Daily team briefings

Clear communication between yourself, your team, line managers and supervisors regarding work expectations and daily requirements

Monitoring efficiency and effectiveness of procedures in supply chain – implementing process improvements

Take ownership and management of a set budget

Develop KIPs so targets are met and continuous improvement is achieved

Resource planning - dynamically managing the colleague roster to meet the demands of the business





Your 4 Key areas are:


Goods Inward, Inventory Management and Goods Outwood:

Line management of the Logistics Manager and supervisors

Monitoring quality and efficiency of goods transport and storage between sites

Plan and manage movement of freight internally – coordinating with suppliers and distributors

Establish 13 week 3PL count cycles

Weekly transaction audits

Understanding complex systems of inventories, delivery times, costs and personnel management


Sales Order Processing:

Line management of the Sales Order Processing Team

Coordinating the order cycle – giving clear priorities based on business needs

Ensuring a warehouse solution for the following day’s work is planned with the Warehouse SOP Manager


Facilities & Building Maintenance:

Line Management of Facilities and System Manager

Drive Health and Safety throughout the Warehouse Teams

Working closely with HR to create positive engagement initiatives that create a positive working environment

Manage the building and building services including MHE

Ensure security procedures and processes are understood and enforced throughout the whole operation

Ensure all environmental legislation is adhered to


3PL Liaison:

Being the key person for these relationships

Spot audits

Weekly reviews of all 3PL stock movements

Manage SLAs with 3PL providers



Do you have the expertise to bring to this fast-moving company?

If so, we want to hear from you.

It’s time for you to move your career to the next level and for you to move to success.