We are an independent wholesale distributor of farm machinery parts, agricultural components, spares and tines. The business was established in 1973 and has a strong reputation for product range and outstanding, knowledgeable customer service.
Warehouse Operations Manager
Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo, F12 | Competitive Salary
A new position has been created to harness the potential of the businesses in a warehouse operations role. The role of Warehouse Operations Manager will be responsible for the effective running of the warehouse, non-stock supplier management, and some areas of purchasing. The role will be required to demonstrate the ability to manage teams, develop and embed cross functional processes, embed supply chain best practice, and both design & deliver warehousing solutions in line with business ambitions. It is important that the successful candidate for this role can balance varying levels of seniority, and is willing to be both hands-on and strategic in their approach.
This role reports to the MD and will be based in Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo.
The key requirements of this role are:
+ Design and implement robust operations solutions to meet the ambitious growth plans of these two businesses
+ Ensure optimal planning, receipt, handling, and dispatch of goods, and developing the company towards best practice
+ Utilise warehouse space and mechanical handling equipment efficiently, making sure quality control, budgetary targets are met
+ Use WMS in a manner most beneficial to the whole company, and both design & embed effective cross-functional processes; ensure stock accuracy
+ Produce and act upon regular reports on key warehouse metrics; set team and individual objectives, and regularly review these
+ Ensure accurate inventory through effective use of cycle counting and other stock control measures
+ Plan future capacity requirements, through close liaison with other key teams such as procurement and finance
+ Recruit, train, motivate and manage the warehouse team in order to ensure they are effective in their role as an integral part of our businesses; act accordingly on any non-conformances
+ Ensure effective communication with other departments in order to ensure an integrated approach to warehouse management.
+ Review and maintain relationships with courier services and freight forwarders, developing and maintaining SLAs
+ Ensure health and safety standards are met, and that the maintenance of equipment and machinery is conducted in a timely manner
+ Warehouse management experience 10 years, including team management
+ Strong supply chain experience, including design and implementation of improved ways of working
+ Strong process design and cross functional implementation, some change management experience
+ Computer literacy, particularly WMS experience, ideally Microsoft Dynamics/Navision
+ Project budget management, experience of managing Capex budget
+ Health and safety, fire officer, first aid training and certifications (preferably IOSH qualified)
+ Clean driving license
+ Effective people manager, with ability to manage conflict effectively to resolution, calm under pressure
+ Excellent proactive communicator, comfortable operating at all levels of seniority
+ Structured, orderly with strong self-discipline, ability to deliver results through people
+ Ability to think strategically and implement changes with minimal disruption
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If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.