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    Bristol, England

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    £40000 - £50000 per annum

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    Chantal Partridge

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Warehouse & Distribution Manager - Bristol

Butler Ross are working with a growing and market leading distributor in Bristol, who are looking for a Warehouse & Distribution Manager to manage the day-to-day operations and overall strategies for the UK site. This will be a pivotal role for the organisation, so experience with people management, Logistics and Warehouse operations and Stakeholder engagement is vital.

You will need Logistics, Warehousing and Stock experience at a strategic level, and you will be best suited if you come from a background in Logistics Control and Logistics Management, Stock Control and Stock Management, Warehouse and Stores Management and have been involved in a fast-paced distribution environment.

Key Responsibilities of the Warehouse & Distribution Manager:

  • Managing warehouse staff - maximising productivity and capacity.
  • Supervisory responsibilities include hiring, delegating workload and assignments, training, development, monitoring, performance management, and initiating corrective or disciplinary actions.
  • Minimising backorder lists and minimising any warehouse related issues daily.
  • Develops rules, policies, and procedural standards with a Continuous Improvement mindset.
  • Initiates & supports projects and process improvements.
  • Booking of goods receipt, and continually supporting optimum MRP settings.
  • Assures FIFO, shelf-life compliance, and proper dangerous goods handling.
  • Confers with other departments and locations to ensure coordination of warehouse activities comply with activities of other functions.
  • Participate with internal and external stakeholders, and ensure root causes of complaints are understood, and rectified.
  • Stock management, leading Cycle counts, spot checks and keeping accurate data of stock levels.
  • Ensures health, safety, and cleanliness of the work environment.
  • Reporting of key figures, activities, project updates, and any issues related to the warehouse.

Personal Specification of the Warehouse & Distribution Manager:

  • Proven experience managing a warehouse or distribution centre.
  • Experience with using an MRP/ERP system - Specifically SAP.
  • Process Management/Resource management and Continuous Improvement Management.

Up to £50,000 + Benefits

This role would suit someone who has had a role as a Stock Manager, Inventory Manager, Logistics Manager or Distribution Manager or a Warehouse Manager.

Should you not hear anything from your application within 14 days, this will mean your application was unsuccessful, and unfortunately It will be impossible to update everyone at application stage due to the high volumes of applicants we get! Please don't get disheartened and please do keep checking our website for any other opportunities!