Warehouse Manager – Night Shift

  • Permanent
  • Bedford
  • Salary: £35,000 - £38,000 Per Annum

Warehouse Manager – Night Shift


  • To manage the warehouse operations on a shift basis, within agreed customer service and key performance indicator targets.


Core Accountabilities

  • To ensure that all goods received are handled, checked and located correctly.
  • To ensure that all returns (full goods & empties) are recorded and dealt with correctly.
  • To ensure that the depot stock level is optimised and rotated correctly.
  • To maintain a high standard of warehouse and yard hygiene.
  • To ensure that all orders are picked, packed and loaded accurately, efficiently and effectively so as to meet agreed delivery schedules.
  • To ensure that all administration related to the running of the warehouse is completed accurately and on time.
  • To assist in maintaining and reviewing the fleet while ensuring all H&S inspections are followed.
  • To ensure that all warehouse staff, are aware of and adhere to all relevant Health & Safety and Fire regulations.
  • Maintain skills matrix and review training requirements.
  • To ensure that depot security is maintained at all times.
  • To ensure that all warehouse staff, are trained and capable of carrying out their work efficiently and effectively.
  • To assist with stock takes as required as per Standard Operating Procedures.
  • To identify areas for continued improvement and / or cost saving.
  • Manage a team of up to 40 employees’, ensuing that staffing levels are adequate to meet the needs of the business.
  • To monitor and take appropriate action with regard to high levels of sickness/absence.
  • To carry out investigations and/or disciplinary hearings as and when required.
  • To provide support to other departments as and when required.
  • To look at staff progression to assist with internal development.
  • To Liaise and support early shift manager to help deliver on goods


Experience, Skills and Knowledge

  • Previous experience in similar role preferable
  • Warehouse Management system experience desirable
  • Strong people manager
  • Calm under pressure
  • Good communicator


Hours are Sunday to Thursday 17:30 pm until 02:00 am

To apply for this job email your details and CV to philomena@wattonrecruitment.com
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