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Warehouse Manager

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Midlands
Contact Name: John Reid
Contact Email: johnr@rftgroup.ie

Job Description

Warehouse Manager

Due to continued expansion of their operations our client a well-established Multinational Healthcare Manufacturer now require a qualified and experienced Warehouse Manager.
The Warehouse Manager is responsible for the day to day management of the warehouse function to support the ongoing expansion of the business.
This is a permanent role based in The Midlands and reports to the Operations Manager.
Key Responsibilities of Warehouse Manager:
  • Manage the warehouse resources to support the business needs in a 24 hour environment.
  • Develop KPI’s for a warehouse function to drive business continuous improvement & achieve operational, financial, stock and service targets.
  • Implement “Best in Class” warehouse practices and processes.
  • Identify, implement and develop warehouse systems to drive efficiency.
  • Manage inbound and outbound shipments.
  • Recruit, train, develop and motivate a team of staff to ensure set performance targets are met.
  • Flexibility to meet the needs of the business is also a requirement.
  • Ensure smooth day to day running of the warehouse and logistics areas including the raw materials, components and finished goods flows, storage locations (inside and outside) and external warehouses.
  • Responsibility for all staff within the logistics warehouses including all aspects of people management, grievances, disciplinaries, recording of holidays, absence, coaching, motivatation, etc.
  • Ensure that all warehouse staff are properly trained and all certificates are valid.
  • Assures adequate inventory accuracy and also assess capacity in place to meet plant requirements.
  • Maintain accurate records of warehouse receipts/dispatches and internal reports
  • Produce internal KPI’s
  • Housekeeping and general tidiness both inside and outside the buildings
  • Incident reporting and correct action implementation
  • Will abide to Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Policies and any relevant other EHS documentation.
  • Will comply with all relevant training required and adhere to relevant associated documentation.
  • Strictly adhere to cGMP requirements.
  • Actively contribute to the enhancement of compliance initiatives for areas of responsibility.
Requirements of the Warehouse Manager:
  • 5 years previous warehouse management experience is essential as is the desire to work in a fast paced, target driven environment and you must have the ability to motivate and manage the performance of teams.
  • Successful record of delivering results against service related KPI's.
  • Process driven with strong systems experience.
  • Strong people person who is a leader and communicates effectively with all levels of staff & management and is able to get the best out of their team.
  • Experience in a medical device environment is desirable but not essential.
  • Oracle experience would be an advantage.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Flexibility to adapt to aggressive internal/external customer demands.

Please send an up to date CV and cover letter to John Reid at The RFT Group / johnr@rftgroup.ie / on 01-2302400 / www.rftgroup.ie

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