Website Brookwood Recruitment

Warehouse Operations Manager

The Warehouse Operations Manager will take responsibility for the e2e warehouse environment, looking after everything from goods in through to despatch. You will act as number 2 to the operations director, driving strategic growth & looking for ways to continuously improve key measures.

The Company

A specialist retail brand who sell via e-commerce & wholesale across the UK & EU. Established 25 years ago they have solid growth plans, including a European warehouse operation.

Job Description

  • Lead, motivate, and support the warehouse team (12 Staff FT & some temporary workers when required)
  • Oversee the receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations
  • Support with 3PL Contract Management in Europe (some European travel required)
  • Facilities management of Astro HQ
  • Implementing operational policies and procedures
  • Ensuring effective and safe use of warehouse equipment
  • Ensuring the safety of staff
  • Motivating and disciplining staff
  • Maintaining documentation and keeping accurate records of warehouse activities
  • Assisting with deliveries where required
  • Conduct budget reviews and report cost plans to upper management
  • Ensure that operational activities remain on time and within budget
  • Establish and develop reporting procedures
  • People planning and development
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to improve proprietary tools and systems

The Successful Applicant

You will be used to working in a retail warehouse and be able to clearly demonstrate strong leadership and influencing skills, as well as;

  • A proven background in E-commerce / Retail / FMCG
  • Strong WMS knowledge, ideally NAV.
  • Proven track record of delivering results & making changes to improve performance.
  • An entrepreneurial approach to solving logistics and operational challenges.
  • An ability to adapt and drive organisational change.
  • Some exposure to EU warehousing / 3PL’s would be beneficial.

What’s on Offer

The successful Warehouse Operations Manager will receive a salary of around £55,000 – £60,000 + generous pension contribution, 25 days annual leave and a 24/7 Employee assistance program.

Please send your CV today to be shortlisted for this exciting new role!

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