Stores Manager

Workington, Cumbria
Negotiable dependant on experience
30 Apr 2018
30 May 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Stores Manager

Hours & Rate

Working Hours: 5 days out of 6 ( 9 hour shifts- Mon-Sat)

Rate of pay: Negotiable dependant on experience

Job Role

As the Warehouse manager, you will oversee the efficient receipt, storage and dispatch of a range of goods.

Responsible for a vital part of the supply chain process, the ideal candidate must show excellent managerial skills across people, processes and systems, in order to ensure goods are received and dispatched appropriately and productivity targets are met. You will also be responsible for workplace health and safety standards, and for the security of the building and stock.

 Job Responsibilities.

  • liaise with customers, suppliers and transport companies
  • plan, coordinate and monitor the receipt, order, assembly and dispatch of goods
  • use space and mechanical handling equipment efficiently, making sure quality, budgetary targets and environmental objectives are met
  • have a clear understanding of the company's policies and vision and how the warehouse contributes to these
  • coordinate the use of automated and computerised systems where necessary
  • respond to and deal with customer communication by email and telephone
  • keep stock control systems up to date and make sure inventories are accurate
  • plan future capacity requirements
  • organise the recruitment and training of staff, as well as monitoring staff performance and progress
  • motivate, organise and encourage teamwork within the workforce to ensure productivity targets are met or exceeded
  • produce regular reports and statistics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • brief team leaders on a daily basis
  • maintain standards of health and safety, hygiene and security in the work environment, for example, ensuring that stock such as chemicals and food are stored safely
  • oversee the planned maintenance of vehicles, machinery and equipment.
  • Keeps the stores and freezer clean and tidy at all times

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Reporting Skills
  • Dependability
  • Ability to Organise/Prioritise workload 
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Independence
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Computer literate (WORD/EXCEL/SAGE/PAPERLESS)
  • Demonstrate high levels of accuracy
  • Fork Truck Licence
  • Excellent Numeracy skills

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