Warehouse Manager

South Wales


Toby Bigmore
Recruitment Consultant
E: toby@theovalpartnership.co.uk
T: 07385 381039

Our Client, a large premium food manufacturing business are currently looking for a dedicated Warehouse Manager to deliver a cost effective & efficient service to the business.


Role Overview

  • To manage all warehousing operations, working alongside production and distribution.
  • Oversee the efficient receipt and storage of a wide variety of frozen, chilled and ambient products.
  • Deliver a cost effective and efficient warehouse service to the business.
  • Ensure productivity targets are achieved and all warehouse processes are run smoothly and efficiently.




Hours of work 40 hours per week with flexibility to adapt to the changing demand of the business.

Reporting to to Head of Operations

Direct Reports - Warehouse Supervisors


Key Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate and monitor and ensure accuracy of stock levels
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Use associated IT systems and ensure accurate storage of information
  • Evaluate quality and performance to plan improvements
  • Develop new strategies to streamline processes and reduce cost
  • Ensure service levels are continually met
  • Ensure good communication with customers and suppliers
  • Ensure quality, customer satisfaction and service level targets are met and report any issues
  • Maintain high standards of health and safety, food safety & hygiene in the workplace ensuring GMP is met


Key task/results

  • Maintain warehouse operations ensuring all policies are procedures are adhered to
  • Control stock levels, keep systems up to date and reconcile data
  • Control damage to stock and equipment by establishing and monitoring policies and procedures
  • Inspect and maintain equipment and storage facilities
  • Achieve financial objectives in line with annual budgets; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances; initiating corrective actions
  • Set clear goals and objectives for all employees
  • Optimise labour utilisation by reducing absenteeism, labour turn over and holiday planning
  • Adhere to customer compliance and practice and be aware of individual customer requirements
  • Ensure all staff are fully trained in health & safety, food safety and quality
  • Work with the Planning Team to identify busy periods and put appropriate plans into place
  • Promote a culture of Continuous Improvement


Qualifications and Experience

  • Excellent Health & Safety Knowledge and safe working practices within a warehouse environment
  • Significant management experience in a multi temperature food environment.
  • Proven experience of meeting strict despatching deadlines on a daily basis
  • Experience of working with UK Major Multiple Retailers within the UK and Abroad
  • IT Literate with hands on experience of computerised stock management systems (ERP/MRP)
  • Experience and exposure to dealing with complex customer requirements and working with internal teams to proactively forward customer relationships


Person specification

  • Enthusiastic, can do attitude, spending time leading and driving the team
  • Exceptional organisational skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent people management and communication skills
  • Able to prioritise effectively to produce positive results
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work openly and collaboratively at all levels
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines


To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please get in touch or apply with your details today.