Warehouse Manager – Chemical Distribution. Global Leader Ref: 16298

£Competitive Plus Excellent Company Benefits which includes a Generous Pension Scheme

Ready to advance your career with a global leader that understands that success results from the incredible hard-working, dedicated, and diverse people like you we are proud to call our colleagues?

If you’re ready to further your career with a $9 billion leader that can provide you with stability and exciting challenges, whilst supporting your personal growth and career ambitions, we’d love to hear from you.

Role Info:

Warehouse Shift Manager
Plus Excellent Company Benefits which includes a Generous Pension Scheme
Hours: 35 hours per week Monday to Friday
25 + 8 bank holidays a year.
Opportunities to progress within the business.
Options to buy and sell holidays.

Company: Global Distributor of chemicals & ingredients used in everyday products
Skills: Excellent communication skills, previous experience as a manager / leader, self-motivated, strong IT skills

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced warehousing leader to join our team as Warehouse Manager. Reporting to the site Operations Manager, your key role will be the leadership and transformation of all warehousing functions on site. With a diverse shift-based team, you’ll be accountable for all warehousing functions and join the site senior management team.

What we can offer you:

You’ll receive a highly competitive remuneration package including an annual performance related bonus. You’ll get exclusive access to a huge range of discounts and benefits through our U-Benefits site as well as massive discounts on a fantastic range of products we supply.

You’ll get 33 days annual leave per year and can buy or sell days too. We’ll give you access to a generous pension scheme which can be enhanced to well above the legal minimum and peace of mind with death in service benefits. To help support your physical and mental wellbeing you can join our cycle to work scheme, discounted private healthcare plan and will have access to 24/7 counselling and wellbeing support through our Employee Assistance Programme.

What you’ll deliver day-to-day:

+ Ownership of all warehouse operations on site
+ Liaison with supply chain teams, customer service, transport and operations admin personnel
+ To monitor and maintain accurate site inventories via SAP, working closely with colleagues to ensure control reports, PI Counting and stock checks are completed.
+ Maintain a safe and clean warehousing environment consistent with Univar’s 12 Lifesaving rules.
+ Work closely with the site production manager on a peer basis to drive results collaboratively
+ Sponsor a safe culture of improvement within the warehousing team
+ Ensure all key events, such as stock checks, container counts, PI count routines are completed as necessary.
+ Lead Projects on site associated with warehouse data management and throughput
+ Part of the site emergency response team (COMAH) fulfilling either Site incident or site main controller position.
+ Be compliant with all legislative and statutory requirements.

About You:

The successful candidate will have proven experience in a warehouse leadership role ideally within the chemicals distribution sector, excellent verbal and electronic communication skills are essential, as is a passion for warehousing and ensuring operations are right first time. It is essential that you are self-motivated, focused, flexible, numerate, possess excellent organisational skills along with strong IT skills with SAP knowledge being highly desirable.

This role is for an experienced warehousing manager with an appetite for growth who can flourish in a high activity environment. You will strive for accuracy of information, be an agile problem solver and be capable of working on your own initiative in what will be a key role to the efficient operation of the site.

Who we are:

With revenues in excess of $9 billion, Univar Solutions is one of the largest chemical distribution businesses in the world. Our portfolio spans almost every industry, ranging from food ingredients and automotive to pharmaceutical, cosmetic and manufacturing industries. We deliver industry-leading products, services and technical support to help our customers find the right solution to their problems.

We are committed to fair employment practices for all our employees, regardless of race, nationality, religion or belief, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, maternity status or any other status protected by law.

Our Values:

+ Serious about safety
+ We do what we say
+ Where people matter
+ Valuable to others
+ Together we win

Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Team who will review your application within 1-2 business days.

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Warehouse Manager, Warehouse Shift Manager, Warehouse Shift Leader, Team Manager, Team Leader, Chemicals

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