Warehouse Operations Manager

  • Location
    Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
  • Salary
    £ 37000 - £ 42000 / Year
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Industrial & Manufacturing
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference
    JN-102018-30696

Warehouse Operations Manager


Position: Warehouse Operations Manager


Location: Waltham Cross


Salary: £37,000 - £42,000 per annum


Type: Permanent, full-time



Adecco Harlow are currently recruiting for a Warehouse Operations Manager on behalf of our successful client based in Waltham Cross. This is a permanent opportunity to join a leading SME business who can offer a structured career path and on-going development opportunities.



The successful candidate will manage, lead & develop your respective team; ensuring and maintaining a successful operational flow throughout the warehouse.



Key Accountabilities:



  • Ensure full compliance with statutory and company health & Safety regulations.

  • Ensure that all practices and procedures are executed in the pack house and they comply with the relevant Food Safety Act and Systems.

  • Maintain and improve performance levels both in terms of service and financial control.

  • Achieving KPIs including cases moved per hour, accuracy of stock received and dispatched, labour turnover, sickness and absence levels, service levels.

  • Working within budgets including staffing costs, agency costs, equipment costs, maintenance costs and material costs.

  • Direct, motivate and develop the management team to equip them with the skills to effectively lead and manage their teams.

  • Demonstrable change management abilities, ability to work within an evolving organisation and challenge the status quo driving change in a business.

  • Ensure a secure and safe environment for staff and products.

  • Compile accident statistics which in turn is used to implement improvements for Health & Safety.


The successful candidate:



  • Previous experience of modern warehouse operations management.
    Industry experience within the FMGC food industry would be highly advantageous.

  • Excellent IT Skills. Experience of Microsoft Dynamics AX or similar ERP solution would be advantageous.

  • Working knowledge and experience of warehouse management systems.

  • Experience within health and safety within the warehouse environment. A qualification within Health & Safety would be desirable.

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to engage, coach and develop your team. Clear, concise verbal and written communication skills.


Key Words


Warehouse Management / Stock Control / Distribution / Operations / Logistics / Food Safety / H&S


We regret that due to volume of response, we can only contact successful applicants. If you have not heard from us within 7 days, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.


Adecco is an Equal Opportunities employer that is happy to welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. The Adecco group is a global company with more than 33,000 FTE employees and around 5,100 branches in over 60 countries and territories around the world. The Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services that include temporary staffing, permanent placement, career transition and talent development, as well as outsourcing and consulting.


Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Hollie Justice