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Warehouse Manager

Salary: £48,000

Location: Bradford

Job type: Permanent

Category: Management

Warehouse Manager Based in Bradford Salary up to £48k DOE + Company Car + Benefits Full Time Permanent Hours: Monday - Thursday 7.30am- 16.00pm - Friday 7.30am – 12.30pm Benefits include: Hols: 25 + Stats (34 in total), Private Healthcare, Stakeholder Pension, Life Assurance Company An exciting opportunity has become vacant to join this highly successful, global supplier of advanced automotive technology. Employing in excess of 130,000 associates worldwide. With a leading name in the design and manufacture of high-performance heat exchange and cooling module units, this business has gone from strength to strength with impressive growth. Are you a true leader with knowledge, experience drive and passion? Do you have the capability to implement modern warehouse practices in this forward-thinking organisation? Reporting to the Head of Supply Chain with 2 direct reports and 35 associates across all functions. Applicants must have worked within an engineering or automotive business previously. You will cover all warehouse activities such as Goods Receiving, Production line fulfilment and distribution to blue chip OEM’s. You will possess an aptitude to deal with daily pressure, have the ability to work at speak with accuracy and a clear strategy of improvement that is communicated well to others and understood by all. Knowledge of current software efficiencies and overall warehouse automation would be highly desirable. The company is proud of their outstanding Health and Safety record, which you would be expected to continuously improve on. Responsibilities * Lead and manage the change process to support the future of the warehouse operation * Develop and coach a team that is flexible, proactive and fully supportive of internal and external customers * Investigate and implement the latest software to improve efficiencies * Consistently improvement of KPI’s to share with Senior Management Team * Accountability for the departments’ safety and performance of targets are achieved * Maintenance of high standards adhering to H&S procedures in the warehouse * Implement process and procedures to optimise the efficiency of the team. * Accountable for control and creation of department budgets Essential Experience * Resilience and an ability to liaise with staff at all levels are essential. * Candidates will need to be a strong character that is able to meet day to day challenges * 3-5 years hands on warehouse management experience within an automotive / fast moving production industry * Excellent organisational / verbal and motivational skills * Experienced in automated stock control procedures * Experience of warehouse transformation projects * Implementation of warehouse efficiency software * IT literacy in MS applications * Previous experience of ERP / MRP / WMS systems * Practitioner of Lean Manufacturing tools * Strong Health, Safety and Environmental procedure awareness with an understanding of Risk Assessments and legislation * Comfortable liaising with all levels within the organisation * Import/export knowledge * Excellent communication skills together with strong analytical skills

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